Theatre at UBC and the UBC Faculty of Arts present Thunderbird by Cao Yu which will include staged readings and an accompanying international touring exhibition (from Leeds University). Created by Yu’s step-daughter Ruru Li about Cao Yu’s life, they are part of a worldwide celebration of the centennial of Cao Yu’s birth. Known as the “Shakespeare of the Orient,” Cao Yu (1910-1996) is one of China’s most honoured dramatists. Director Siyuan Liu is an associate professor with Theatre at UBC.
Date: Staged Reading: Nov. 4 and 5 (7:30 p.m.)
International Touring Exhibition Nov. 4 – 10 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m. except Sun.)
Place: Frederic Wood Theatre, 6354 Crescent Road
Info: Free admission. Call 604.822.2678 http://www.theatre.ubc.ca/season.shtml#thunderstorm