The Cricket
after Pusongling, adapted by Feng Yifan

In the Ming dynasty’s Xuande period, an emperor is obsessed with cricket fighting and taxes from his people heavily. A boy becomes a cricket to save his family then dies under pressure from the family society. However, his death is not the ending… An original story derived from Pusongling’s famous novel where a boy is changed into a cricket under pressure from others. The Chinese version of Metamorphosis, recreated as a classical dance drama.

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C (+3) venue 34 Adam House, Chambers Street, EH1 1HR
2-19 Aug at 14:35 (1hr10)
Tickets £10.50-£12.50 / concessions £8.50-£10.50 / children £6.50-£8.50
Suitable for all ages

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