The Fifth China National Theatre Festival" will be held Nov. 15-27 in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province.
Sponsored by the Chinese Theatre Assoc. and the Guangzhou Municipal People's Government, the festival will put on 20 best selected dramas nationwide, including such influential ones as Geologists, a stage play by Daqing Municipal Spoken Drama Troupe;Trading a Leopard for a Prince, Peking Opera by Shanghai Peking Opera Troupe; Border Town, a dance drama by Hunan Provincial Dance Drama Troupe; and Quick Time, March,a comedy by Suzhou Municipal Farce Theatre.
In the festival, an award ceremony will be held honoring the 22 winners of the 14th China Plum Blossom Prize. They are promising actors and actresses of Chinese Traditional Operas, spoken dramas, children's plays, operas and dance dramas. Some forums will also be held during the festival.
Contact Chinese Theatre Assoc. for detailed information, by fax at 86 010 64033923, or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- By Wang Ling