Wintergreen Kunqu Society () is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the study and presentation of Chinese Kunqu theatre in the United States. In addition to educational workshops and lecture demonstrations, it regularly sponsors productions of popular Kunqu plays featuring premier artists from the major Kunqu troupes in China.

Upcoming Events
Nov 11, 2016  7:30 pm
Performance of The Peony Pavilion by the Shanghai Kunju Troupe
University of Maryland, College Park. More  Information

Shen Yili

Nov. 9, 2016  3:45 - 5:00 pm
Kunqu Lecture and Demonstration: The Peony Pavilion 
George Washington University
800 21st St. Washington, 
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The Shanghai Kunju Troupe is among the most prestigious Chinese companies specializing in kunqu theater. Since its founding in 1978, many of its leading performers have received wide public acclaim and official national recognition. The touring troupe includes three nationally recognized First Class Performers, including Gu Haohao 谷好好, a recipient of the prestigious Plum Blossom Award. The troupe maintains a repertoire of over three hundred selected scenes and sixty full length plays. In addition to their regular performances within China, the troupe has toured in the United States, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, France, Switzerland, Singapore, and Taiwan.

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Now Available: DVD Recordings with English subtitles from the 2004 performance Drama in the Temple in the Freer Gallery are now available. Click here for details.

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