Appreciating Chinese Opera(二)-A
In Weston opera they are sopranos and tenors. What are they called in Chinese opera?
They are the qingyi and the laosheng in Chinese opera.
Are these actors with printed faces clown?
No they aren’t. They will call Jing in Chinese opera each kind of face paint represents different kinds of characters from good to evil.
How do you tell the good guys from the bad?
Well, a red face symbolizes loyalty, while a white face symbolized evil.
You know a lot about Chinese opera. You must go to Chinese opera very often.