Adaptions of Western Literature

Where is Mackie?

When the trend for traditional Asian theaters to adapt Shakespeare’s works into the modern theater was popular, Yi-Shin Taiwanese Opera Troupe refused to follow suit. Instead, ...

Hazardous Games around Hearts and Arrows

The romantic comedy “Hazardous Games around Hearts and Arrows” is based on the work written by the pioneering realistic novelist/18 -century ...

The Unrestrained Soul

“The Unrestrained Soul” is the annual production of the Yi-Shin Taiwanese Opera Troupe in 2011. Reference to ...


  • Traditional Series
  • Innovative and Creative Crossovers

Duan-Xiu It is the first time that traditional Chinese theater challenged the taboo issue – homosexual love. Duan Xiu takes the audience to explore the true feelings of human beings through a romantic love beyond death that is the purest but beyond one’s control. It is the first time that Yi-Shin Taiwanese Opera worked with […]

Thousand Years

Thousand Years “Thousand Years” is a mind-blowing production celebrating the 30th anniversary of Yi-Shin Taiwanese Opera in 2018. For this reason, the troupe invited the modern theater director, Wang Jia-ming, to direct the show about a taboo issue- the romantic love of a mother and her son. The special guest star, famous Peking Opera performer, […]

Me, Myself and I

Me, Myself and I “Me, Myself and I” is the annual production of the Yi-Shin Taiwanese Opera Troupe in 2019 and one of the shows in the “2nd Traditional Arts Festival Flagship Productions” organized by the National Center for Traditional Arts. It is a musical that incorporates different stories performed in Taiwanese opera and Peking […]

The Moon was in Tears

The Moon was in Tears “The Moon Was in Tears” is the annual production of Yi-Shin Taiwanese Opera Troupe in 2021 and also included in the “202021 Taiwan Traditional Theatre Festival. “ The first collaboration of Yi-Shin and playwright Zhao Xue-jun created the heart-breaking sequel of White Snake – “Thousand Years,“ their second time working […]

Wu Song Slaying His Sister-in-law

Wu Song Slaying His Sister-in-law “Wu Song Slaying His Sister-in-law” is a production passed down from Mr. Sun Gai, father of the 2015 Taipei Culture Awards, Sun Rong-hui. He and his father witnessed the sensation the show created while touring Southeast Asia. In 2014, The revised version was brought to the stage in the “The […]

Liu Ming-Chuan

Liu Ming-chuan “Liu Ming-chuan” was premiered in 2004 in celebration of the 120th anniversary of the establishment of Taipei City. In 2014, this classic was brought to the stage again in celebration of the 130th anniversary of the Taipei City. A combination of Taiwanese opera and the modern sound and lighting techniques, the story focuses […]

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