Liyuan Theater Address

Qianmen jianguo hotel ,175 Yongan Road, Xuan Wu District, Beijing


Getting Liyuan Theater

By Bus

there are the following direct buses: 7, 14, 15, 23, 66, 70, 102, 105, 603 (Get off at: Hu Fang Qiao Lu Kou Nan) and 6, 15, 105, 687 (Get off at: Yong An Lu).

乘6路、15路、105路或 687路到永安路站下车。


By Subway

Hepingmen station on line 2 subway

Hepingmen station 2km away from liyuan theatre 。you can take a taxi or walk.

The walk from Hepingmen station is easy. The South Xinhua Street is filled with little artistic shops, restaurants and music instrument shops.


Subway Line 4 Caishikou Station with in 5 minutes taxi or walking along the street Luomashi Hu Fanglu eastbound to southbound after that to Yong'an Road, about 1.3 km.

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Liyuan Theater show time

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Beijing opera character makeup


Chinese traditional opera facial makeup, facial makeup is an actor program. Generally applied to the net, ugly two line of business, including a large variety of characters has its own specific spectral type and color, in order to highlight the character's personality traits, with "blending appraise, do good and evil," the artistic function, so that the audience can visual appearance , peep their mind. Thus, Facebook is known as role "spiritual picture."

Facebook's evolution and development, not the product of an individual baseless creations, but opera artists artistic practice in the long term, the phenomenon of life observation, experience, comprehensive, as well as the characters continue to analyze, judge, to evaluate, before gradually formed a complete set of artistic practices.

According to historical records, the mask from the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Department Omo (traditional opera character line of business is one of the opera and some of the local opera in net nicknames) are wearing masks and army drama net coated deputy gradually evolved.

Chinese drama theorist Weng even rainbow once wrote that: "Chinese opera mask, the embryo in the ancient totem, originated in the Spring and Autumn Nuo sacrifice, sin milk for the Han, Tang behalf of the surface, the development of the Song, Yuan's painted surface, the formation of the Ming, Qing Facebook in opera after the formation of facial masks are still used interchangeably with the most obvious Guizhou 'to play', Jiangxi, Anhui, 'Nuo opera,' Tibet 'Tibetan', regardless Health Net ugly, all wearing masks Each play up to hundreds, are also required at least dozens of 'Southern' Immortality ghosts are generally masked and does not outline mask Peking Opera is a national big drama, a lot of the development of Facebook, but the official promotion , Fortuna, Kuixing, land, Thunder, still wearing a mask from the mask, facial mask mixed with spectral type from simple to complex, we can see that the development of Chinese opera tired handed track. "
Peking Opera and Peking Opera performing arts, is and actors appear together on stage live art. Peking Opera in Chinese history, although only two hundred years of history, but with other opera compared to its rapid development, spread widely, deeply loved the people, there is a broad mass base. Therefore, the Peking Opera in Chinese opera mask has a special status.

Peking Opera is an impressionistic and exaggerated art, often with bats, Diechi cheek facial features such as hook pattern, combined with exaggerated nasal fossa, fossa mouth to depict facial expressions. Facebook is always cheerful and optimistic unfolding eyes, sad or violent mostly curved eyebrows Facebook co-head. When outlining the "crow's feet" to reflect the age of the level of right and wrong, with "nasolabial folds" up and down to open and close to the performance of temperament, with "Yintang pattern" of different patterns symbolic character.

Peking Opera, is the national characteristics of a particular make-up method. As each historical figure or a certain type of person has an approximate spectral type, like sing, play music to the music, so called "Facebook." About Facebook sources, the general view is from mask.

Peking Opera, is based on certain personality, temperament or some special types of figures for the use of certain colors. The red mask represents gallant justice intense, such as Guan Yu, Jiang Wei, Chang Yuchun; black mask represents staunch, honest, brave and even reckless, such as Zheng and Zhang Fei, Li; yellow mask that vicious brutality, such as Yu Chengdu , Wade; blue or green mask represents some of the figures represented irritable, such as Dou Ambassador, Ma Wu; white mask generally indicate a traitor, the bad guys, such as Cao Cao, Zhao higher.

Peking Opera facial makeup color painting methods, basically divided into three categories: rub face, face towel, different faces. Facebook initial role is exaggerated her role with striking places and face textures, using exaggerated performance of dramatis personae of personality, psychological and physiological characteristics of this to the entire drama circumstances, but Later , Facebook, from simple to complex, from coarse to fine, from outside to inside, from shallow to deep, itself becoming a nation of characteristics, and to the facial expression means for the pictorial arts.




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