YOU LIU GUI
A MYSTERY GHOST STORY
Performed in a unique combination of SHADOW PUPPETS and BEIJING OPERA
After being murdered the ghost of the beautiful Liu jin Chan looks for justice from Zhang Hong, the Judge of the Underworld. She doesn't know that the corrupt judge is related to the murderer. Once The judge hears the story he realizes that the killer is non other than his own son who still lives on earth. The under-world Judge bribes the prosecutor on Earth in order to put the blame on Li Jin Chan's innocent boyfriend. As a result Yan Cha san is tortured and prosecuted for her murder. After noticing some irregularities, the great Judge Bao comes to rescue by making the trip from earth to the underworld in order to solve the mystery. All the while the ugly but kind hearted and brave ghost You Liu Gui helps to protect Liu Jin Chan. It is at the end of the play that Liu Jin Chan has the opportunity to tell the truth to Judge Bow. Here the final shadow puppet sequence takes us back to how the murder took place and who the murderer was.