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A Sailor's Tale

Performance / Taiwan
April 6, 2017 - April 16, 2017
14:30, 19:30 Nadou Theater (No.79 Xi Ning North Road, Da Tong District, Taipei)

The background of the story is the Franco-Chinese War from 1883-1885 and the battles that took place in Taiwan. A French sailor leads a happy life with his young wife. One day he takes leave of his wife and set sail on a ship to Asia. The ship encounters a typhoon as it approaches Taiwan and the ship sinks. The wife of the sailor receives a message from the army saying that her husband in missing in action and maybe dead, she breaks down...She doesn’t know her husband was still alive and had an adventure in Taiwan. 
Director/Writer : Robin Ruizendaal 
Soprano : Anne Rodier 
Musician : Shih-Neng Chang 
Puppeteer : Chien-Fu Kuo 
Massimo Godli Peli 

Grantee: Taiyuan Puppet Theatre Company