272 Beijing Opera Performers - Goa Deng - Number 55
Beijing Opera - "Yanqing Chamber"
Gao Deng with an oily white pointed three-tile face plays a part in the list-opera "Yanqing Chamber" a traditional list-opera. Gao Deng, relying on the power of his father Gao Qui, a eunuch of the Northern Song, tyrannizes the people of Nanyang. One day he abducts a local girl and keeps her in a room in his house called the Yanyang Chamber The girl's elder brother Xu Shiying, with the help of four outlaws of Liangshan, enters Gao Deng's house at night, frees his sister, and kills the tyrant.Back to Beijing Performer's List - Page 1