Cho Cho San (1988 - Tour)
By Daniel Keene
01 October 1988 Beijing
Playbox Theatre Company, Company B Belvoir, Handspan Theatre, Zoo Productions,
Theatre Musical Opera International Tour Co-Production
Cho Cho San is an exotic tale of love from timeless Japan splashed with the colours of Australian inspiration. Although set in an oriental environment Cho Cho San is designed to speak to an Australian audience in the '80s about love, marriage and relationships.
A music drama based on the Madame Butterfly story, in a new, expanded production following the Handspan Theatre premiere in 1984. Beijing was the first city on a China tour that also included Nanjing (7-8 October), and Shanghai (12-14 October). In 1988 the production also toured the Northern Territory (8-24 September), Perth (20-29 October), and Adelaide (9-12 November).
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