Ping Wang

Poster for the movie "The East is Red"

The East is Red

Pre-Cultural Revolution propaganda at its most lavish, this model opera depicts the history and evolution of the Communist Party of China under Mao Zedong from its founding in July 1921 to the establishment of “New China” in 1949. Detailed in the musical are several key events in CPC history such as the Northern Expedition, the KMT-led Shanghai massacre of 1927, the Nanchang Uprising and formation of the People’s Liberation Army, the Long March and the … Read more

The Eternal Wave

An underground CPC telegrapher, Li Xia, fights against the Japanese enemy and dies before the eve of Shanghai’s liberation in 1939.