Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development
Drama Learn from Pigeons by ZHANG Hui
Venue: National Centre for the Performing Arts - Multi-functional Theatre
Dates: February 17-19, 2017
Love comedy Learn from Pigeons is adapted from award-winning work of the Broadway "Tony Awards".
Producer: WANG Feng
Stage Director / Adapter: ZHANG Hui
Set Designer: LU Ning
Lighting & Style Designer: XU Yin
SynopsisIn the 1970s, a blind young man, who is under long-term care from his mother, wants to escape the shackles of the family, and decides to leave his family and trek in the outside world. At that time, under the pursuit of free life, the young man encounters his neighbour, a precocious, outgoing and cheerful girl with lack of confidence in love. As they spend more time with each other, both of them quickly fall in love. Young man's personality is liberated. However, the contradictions and conflicts between the two generations are also exposed under the family control and the pursuit of freedom.
Until the blind man's mother visit, the girl's love for the man and mother's doting for the son are simultaneously challenged...[source:National Centre for the Performing Arts]
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