Reform at the Shanghai Jingju Company and Its Impact on Creative Authority and Repertory

@article{WichmannWalczak2000ReformAT,
  title={Reform at the Shanghai Jingju Company and Its Impact on Creative Authority and Repertory},
  author={Elizabeth Wichmann-Walczak},
  journal={TDR/The Drama Review},
  year={2000},
  volume={44},
  pages={96-119}
}
Once upon a time, Beijing/Peking Opera was a thriving, popular art. But for most of the 20th centuryboth before and after the victory of Communism in 1949it was an endangered species. Today, however, the Shanghai Jingju Company is one of the few to successfully increase its audiences, approach eco-nomic independence, and practice bold artistic innovation. 

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