Crash Course Theater

China, Zaju, and Beijing Opera

Episode 25 | 10m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

This week we're headed to China to learn about the ancient origins of theater there. We'll look at the early days of wizard theater (not a typo), the development of classical Chinese theater, and the evolution of Beijing Opera.

Aired: 09/17/18

Rating: NR


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