Project Description

Length: 90 mins

At the end Qing Dynasty in 19th Century, the Imperial Court is ruled by greedy, corrupt officials. Wealthy merchant Niu Zihou was obsessed with Peking opera and valued justice, humanity, and integrity. He was exploited by officials, coveted by peers, and extorted by bandits. Yet he spent vast amounts of silver on public service for the poor, maintained opera stages, and funded the best school for training performers.