The Sichuan opera performance of "Shu Feng Ya Yun" in Chengdu is like a shining pearl in the treasure house of Chinese opera. It is a national folk art that people in Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou and other southwest provinces are delighted to enjoy. Its varied performances, such as Bianlian (Changing faces or Mask-Changing), Gundeng (Rolling lamps) and Tuhuo (Spitting fire) are very popular. Particularly, the Bianlian performance attracts numerous overseas for its mysterious skills.
Before the show starts, the audience can visit backstage to explore the preparation of the actors. Those who are interested could also have a chance to try the special makeup and take a picture. In addition, visitors could also pay for snacks, ear picking, ancient massage, etc.
Shufeng Yayun Opera House used to be the Sichuan Opera Actors Association Hall where a group of famous actors gathered. In recent years, Sichuan famous actors have been reunited. There is a "classic opera, folk unique performance" every night. Gaining high reputation, it is reported by the media both at home and abroad.
The performance of Shufeng Yayun is also a must for Chengdu tours. The performance in Sichuan opera uses humorous language and actions to show the traditional culture of the motherland thoroughly, thus passing on the ancient culture in laughter. Almost each part of the show has its unique charms, especially the hand-shadow show and mask-Changing show with flame-throwing.
It is a good choice to come to Shufeng Yayun Theater to enjoy a Sichuan opera. The theater is of primitive simplicity and decorated in an ancient Sichuan style. It is a classic opera house with a history of over a century. Today, Shufeng Yayun Opera House has gathered several top rewards in the opera industry and well received by the audience. Sichuan Opera's professional level cannot be underestimated.