With the support of the Ministry of Culture, the True Joy Palm Troupe was invited to Canada to participate in the 18th Festival de Casteliers in Montreal, Canada. Mother-in-law Soup".
This time, the troupe's founder and "National Treasure on Earth" Jiang Cimei will lead the team, and the artistic director of Unique Puppetry will serve as the director. Together, foreign audiences can experience Taiwan's exquisite puppet show art and feel the power of Taiwan's contemporary theater to reinterpret classic characters.
Really Happy Puppet Troupe has actively participated in international art events in recent years, introducing the beauty of Taiwan's traditional puppetry. It participated in the 2018 French Trans-Avignon Art Festival and the 2019 French World Puppet Festival, and won the International Puppet Show Award. Theater attention.
"Meng Po Soup" breaks through the traditional framework of puppetry, and develops a new look of contemporary puppetry through the mouthpiece of puppetry, puppetry, Beiguan music, cloak and curtain, moving stage and light and shadow.
True Happiness Palm Theater Troupe is a family theater troupe run by three generations under the same roof. In recent years, its cross-border and cross-media performances have received a lot of response and love, and won the 29th Golden Melody Award for "Meng Po·Soup" Best Group Performance of the Year Award".
This Canadian performance is led by Jiang Cimei, the founder of the troupe who is 90 years old and has been cultivating the art of puppetry for more than 70 years. In addition to leading the audience to understand Taiwan's traditional operas, it will also showcase the legendary demeanor of Taiwan's first generation of puppetry actresses.
節錄自 台灣新生報 【記者王先國／綜合報導】 2023年3月2日