A Night at the Sichuan Opera

Seedlings Adventure

A visit to the Sichuan province of China should not be completed without spending and evening at the opera. The Sichuan Opera is not the black tie, balcony and binoculars opera of which you may be thinking. It was an evening of pure enjoyment, entertainment and tea.

opera-lights The theater tent was festive and put me in such an excited mood.

I was picked up from my hostel by a driver specifically arranged through my opera booking to drive me to and from the show. This was especially nice because I am travelling solo and the opera was at night. While I am typically independent and have a great sense of geographical direction, wandering around a new city alone at night is not always my first choice.

We arrived at the opera house, which was more of an event tent at the city’s cultural park. There were many display cases set…

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