183 Beijing Operas - Xuan Zan - Number 149
Beijing Opera - "Capture of Guan Sheng"
Xuan Zan with a black broken-flower face plays a role in the opera "Capture of Guan Sheng." Guan Sheng was a general in the Song army. In the opera, he defeats the Liangshan outlaws in several battles, but eventually is captured by the outlaws and persuaded to join their cause. Xuan is a subordinate of his.Another Mask for this Opera - Mask 154
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