Xu Shiying

183 Beijing Operas - Xu Shiying - Number 162

Xu Shiying

Beijing Opera - "Yanyang Chamber"

Xu Shiying with a dark green broken-flower face stars in "Yanyang Chamber," a traditional opera. Gao Deng, relying on the power of his father Gao Qui, a eunuch of the Northern Song, tyrannizes the people of Nanyang. One day he abducts a local girl and keeps her in a room in his house called the Yanyang Chamber The girl's elder brother Xu Shiying, with the help of four outlaws of Liangshan, enters Gao Deng's house at night, frees his sister, and kills the tyrant.

Another Mask for this Opera - Mask 165

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