Two foreign versions of "Romeo and Juliet" to compete on Chinese stages
BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Two foreign versions of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" will compete on Chinese stages as part of the Third Festival of National Theaters China closing on Sunday.
Oh Tae-Suk, an award-winning director from the Republic of Korea, will entertain Beijing audience with his Korean version of the tale of tragic lovers at the China Children Art Theater on Thursday and Friday.
Hot on its heels is the Korean interpretation of the medieval Italian tale from the Vilnius City Theater from the Republic of Lithuania. It will be presented on Saturday and wrap up the gala at the National Center of the Performing Arts on Sunday. It is a work by director Oskaras Korsunovas, and has been celebrated wherever it plays.