Pan Asian Repertory Theater presents a story based on one of China’s best-loved and most widely-read literary works, about ill-fated lovers amidst a crumbling Chinese aristocracy. More…
Set in 18th-century China during the reign of Emporer Qianlong, the story centers on two beings from the heavenly kingdom who are reborn on earth as cousins Bao Yu (Precious Jade) and Dai Yu (Dark Jade). They fall in love, but their union is ill-fated as their elders have other plans. In counterpoint is the noble Jia family, who are heading for financial disaster. They represent a crumbling society as the Chinese aristocracy finds itself increasingly unable to maintain the facade of noble infallability.
See it if Asian culture, historic settings, different types of plays, open minded, slow plot line, typical boy meets girl story
Don't see it if You like action, fast paced story line, get bored easy