Teochew Opera: Meeting by the Well
Following on the heels of “The Trial at Kaihong” is another popular Teochew opera classic, “Meeting by the Well”, a sentimenal opera about a mother and son reuniting by chance by a well after a sixteen year separation.
In the main role of Li Sanniang is Chua Swee Huang, with an operatic career spanning four decades, and a lecturer at Arts Focus. As Liu Yaoqi is Goh Sai Ngin, one of the founders of Toa Payoh South Community Club’s Teochew opera troupe.
Playing Old Wang is Mr Kwek Boon Wei, Mdm Goh’s husband and also one of the founders of Toa Payoh South Community Club’s Teochew opera troupe.Playing Jiucheng is Mr Tan Ooh Chye, Mdm Chua’s husband, he is also the director of the Chinese Opera Institute, and the Chairman of Arts Focus.Two pairs of husband and wife performing together, what a rare delight!
Two pairs of husband and wife performing together, is sure to be lively and brilliant, come witness it!
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