The 2018 Baihe Town Huju Opera Launch Plan Special Performance on Excerpts themed with "Singing for New Era and New Life" was played at the cultural activity center of Baihe town community recently, attracting large number of Huju opera fans nearby for the unique charm of Huju opera.
Actors of various generations presented wonderful performances in succession at Shanghai Huju Opera Theater. "Abida back for Mother's Home -- In-law Fight", "Master-Servant Marriage -- Love-promise" and "Jin Xiu Niang -- Gratitude for Source of Benefit" and other popular and widely-loved classics were played. Actors gave tuneful and graceful performance in episodes of "Last Night Affection -- a Window Opened for You", "Spark amid the Reeds -- Wedding" and "The Tarnished Angels -- Gift of Jade Hare", in which the audience couldn't help singing along. Mao Shanyu, the famous Huju opera actor and Head of Shanghai Huju Opera Theater, performed episodes of "Daughter of Dunhuang", bringing the entire play to a climax.
It was learned that this Huju opera excerpts performance was the first "Opera to Country" activity since the new round of agreement on culture co-construction of the Huju Opera Launch Plan was signed by Baihe Town and Shanghai Huju Opera Theater. The two parties would further promote cooperation in cultivation of professionals for Huju opera and urban-rural resources sharing, so that high-quality public culture service would cover more citizens and the inheritance and protection work on Huju opera would stay at the right course.