The Story of the Western Wing

Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Story of the Western Wing is a play by the Chinese playwright of the Yuan Dynasty Wang-Shih-Fu (1250-1337?) [1].

The original text

Translations and adaptations

The Story of the Western Wing (traditional Chinese: 西廂記; simplified Chinese: 西厢记; pinyin: Xīxiāng Jì; Wade–Giles: Hsi-hsiang-chi), also translated as Romance of the Western Chamber, is one of the most famous Chinese dramatic works.

Performance history in South Africa

1949: Presented as The Western Chamber by the University of Cape Town’s Speech and Drama Department at the Little Theatre in March, directed by Matine Harman.


Wikipedia [2].

Inskip, 1972. p.137.

Go to ESAT Bibliography

Return to

Return to PLAYS I: Original SA plays

Return to PLAYS II: Foreign plays

Return to PLAYS III: Collections

Return to PLAYS IV: Pageants and public performances

Return to South African Festivals and Competitions

Return to The ESAT Entries

Return to Main Page