DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2015.09.004
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CHEN Jui-sung LEE Shin-yi

Abstract: Holo Taiwanese Opera Troupe has produced a series of intercultural performances in Taiwanese Opera since the troupe adapted Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol's (1809-1852) The Government Inspector in 1996. In fact, there is a huge controversy over these intercultural performances which fuse western drama with traditional Taiwanese performing art because such a kind of theatrical hybridity lacks the spirit of the original and damages the aesthetics of native performing art practice. In 2002, Holo adapted William Shakes…

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