Open Dress Rehearsal of Wan Fang 万方’s Murder

  • Date:
  • Time: 17:00
  • Location: Leeds University, Stage@Leeds, Alec Clegg Studio

Free Entry

The Staging China project at the University of Leeds, and Stage@Leeds, are bringing you a special opportunity to watch an open rehearsal of Wan Fang’s stage adaptation of her novel Murder 杀人.

Wan Fang is a Beijing-based writer, who has produced novels, short stories, TV scripts and plays. Her play Winter Journey 冬之旅 has recently been directed by acclaimed Taiwanese director Stan Lai 赖声川

The play is directed by Steve Ansell and will be presented in an abridged form using a new script translated by Newcastle University students, and the performance will be followed by a Q&A session with the director and cast. This production is part of a Staging China colloquium to be held at Newcastle University, dedicated to the issues and challenges surrounding theatrical translation and working with translated texts.

You can find more information about the colloquium here.