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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Silicon Valley Shakespeare is getting ready to open our gorgeous and magical production of the beloved Chinese legend, The White Snake, and the show is gaining a lot of attention, including new and exciting partnerships.

(Photo Credit: Christian Pizzirani) (Pictured: Nick Louie as Xu Xian. Melissa Jones as White Snake)

In two recent interviews, cast members and the director of The White Snake had a chance to talk about this remarkable piece, why the play was chosen for SVShakes, the creative process for bringing it to life on stage, and the magical elements that make the show so remarkable and relevant for a modern audience.

We invite you to watch these interviews for a more in-depth look into why you should click that “Buy Tickets” button below…

First up: A short clip from our interview with Nina Goldschlager Perry of Peninsula Backstage. To watch the full inteview, click HERE. The interview features Angie Higgins (Director), Evelyn Huynh (Green Snake), and Melissa Jones (White Snake).

Next: In a mix of Mandarin and English, our interview with Jiayu Jeng, Producer/Host of KTSF Channel 26 Talk Tonight, features Angie Higgins, Melissa Jones, and John Paul Li (Master Wu).

Thank you to everyone who made these interviews happen. Happy viewing, and please make your plans to join us at Sanborn Park for both The White Snakeand Macbeth!

(Photo Credit: Christian Pizzirani) (Pictured: Evelyn Huynh as Green Snake. Melissa Jones as White Snake)

 

THE WHITE SNAKE
August 2 – September 1
Thursdays – Sundays at 7:00pm
Sanborn County Park, Saratoga

There will be a special pre-show talk on August 23rd. Join us!

SVShakes is proud and excited to partner with the Chinese Historical and Cultural Project (CHCP) for this production of The White Snake! Founded in 1987 and based in Santa Clara County, CHCP is a nonprofit organization that promotes and preserves Chinese and Chinese-American history and culture through community outreach activities. To learn more about CHCP, visit http://chcp.org/.

The White Snake alternates performance dates with Macbeth.

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