Rhinoceros in Love
|Rhinoceros in Love|
poster for a 2014 production
|Written by||Liao Yimei|
|Date premiered||June 7, 1999|
|Place premiered||China National Youth Theatre, Beijing|
|Original language||Chinese (Mandarin)|
Rhinoceros in Love is a Chinese play by Liao Yimei, originally directed by her husband Meng Jinghui in 1999, and subsequently performed more than 2,000 times and seen by more than a million people. The play was translated to English by Mark Talacko in 2012. A new English translation by Claire Conceison was commissioned by the BBC in 2014 for a radio play broadcast.
It is a production of the National Theatre Company of China.
In August 2012, it became the first play in the People's Republic of China (1949- ) to reach 1,000 performances.
- Rhinoceros in Love translated by Mark Talacko
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04lpqnn BBC radio broadcast of "Rhinoceros in Love" in English
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