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The White Snake

3.61  ·  Rating Details ·  23 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
85 pages
Published (first published October 31st 2013)
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Cari
Apr 23, 2012 Cari rated it really liked it
I wasn't sure how much I'd like this, but I was pleasantly surprised. And it's so quotable:

"Xu Xian felt as if he had been asleep his whole life, and now suddenly was awake to reality for the first time. Love feels like that when it comes. But remember that when it goes—when love ends—we have the exact same sensation: that we have suddenly awakened back to real life, and that love was the insubstantial dream. Which is it?"

"No one who is truly happy in his own life cares a bean about the 'morals'
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Chad
Jun 02, 2014 Chad rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Based on the "Legend of the White Snake" (not whale), this production uses beautiful staging and abstract minimalism to convey a vivid world of imagination. It dances on the edges of dream and reality as echoed by the play itself: "Xu Xian felt as if he had been asleep his whole life, and now suddenly was awake to reality for the first time. Love feels like that when it comes. But remember that when it goes--when love ends--we have the exact same sensation: that we have suddenly awakened back to ...more
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4.5. This was so emotional and I was so on board the whole time. I am so excited to perform this!
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Mary Zimmerman is an American theatre director and playwright.
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