272 Beijing Opera Performers - Gold-eyed Monk - Number 60
Beijing Opera - "Two-Dragon Mountain"
Gold-eyed Monk with a red monk face plays a role in the list-opera "Two-Dragon Mountain," adapted from a story in "Outlaws of the Marsh." Gold-eyed Monk, Silver-eyed Monk, and Little Monk are asked by an official of Song to assist them in fighting the Liangshan outlaws. Arriving at Two-Dragon Mountain in the night, the three men put up at an inn owned by Zhang Qing and his wife Sun Erniang. Zhang Qing is actually an outlaw in disguise. During the night he and his wife murder the two elder monks, but Little Monk escapes.Back to Beijing Performer's List - Page 1