Chen Shi-Zheng (Chinese: 陳士爭; born 1963 in Changsha, Hunan, China) is a New York-based theater and film director. Having earned a BA from the Hunan Art School in Traditional Opera, he received his MA from the Tisch School of Art at New York University.
Self (as Chen Shi-Zheng) 2001 A Chinese Cracker: The Making of 'The Peony Pavilion' in Shanghai New York and Paris (TV Movie documentary)
Chen Shi-Zheng is a China-born, New York-based director. He studied traditional Chinese opera at a young age, and had become a leading actor before he moved to the US. While attending graduate school in NYU, he performed as a singer in contemporary music theatre and opera.
Apr 12, 2004 · When Chen Shi-Zheng staged the 400-year-old kunju opera, "Peony Pavilion" -- all 19 hours of it -- for the Lincoln Center Festival in 1999, probably only a handful who attended knew much about ...
- Mark Swed
Jun 26, 2012 · Last spring, a strikingly elegant new production by the Chinese director Chen Shi-Zheng was mounted by the Théatre du Chatelet in Paris (and can be viewed on the venue’s website). But at least ...
- Mark Swed
Sep 26, 2006 · But kunju and its most famous opera somehow survived. In 1999, the Lincoln Center Festival mounted a complete “Peony Pavilion” in a staging of genius by Chen Shi-Zheng that incorporated the ...
Directed by Chen Shi-Zheng, Written by Edward Mast, Composed by Stephin Merritt, Guest artists Jon David Casey, David Patrick Kelly and Beijing Opera star Zhou Long: REDCAT, Los Angeles: King Lear: 2002/03: Directed by Travis Preston: The Brewery, Los Angeles •2003 Frictions Festival of Théâtre Dijon Bourgogne, France Listen To Me: 2000
May 28, 2019 · Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise, a kung fu musical conceived and directed by Chen Shi-Zheng and commissioned for The Shed's 2019 opening season, will have its world premiere engagement June 22 - July ...
- Sarah Hookey
Most of Trish’s previous work before coming to IU has been as a stage manager for new works, including the world premiere of Chen Shi-Zheng’s retelling of a classic Chinese opera, The Peach Blossom Fan, produced at the REDCAT in Los Angeles.
Chen Shimei is a Chinese opera character and a byword in China for a heartless and unfaithful man. He was married to Qin Xianglian , also translated as Fragrant Lotus .  Chen Shimei betrayed Qin Xianglian by marrying another woman, and tried to kill her to cover up his past.
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