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    Performances >> The Golden Cangue | 《金锁记》
    The Golden Cangue | 《金锁记》
    Date/Time: April 20th 2017 at 19:30
    Prices: 880/680/480/380/280/180
    Ticketing time: Mon.- Fri. 9:00-17:00
    Ticketing Phone: 1569 512 2660 (English and Chinese)
    E-Mail: SuzhouTicketing@gmail.com
    [ SSCAC ] Grand Theatre Seating Chart
    Updated on: 3/7/2017 7:56:48 PM
    Ticketing Address: Room 208, Boji Shengneng Science Park, 1 Heshun Lu, Suzhou SIP
    Synopsis:
    The Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre is a Hong Kong troupe which was founded in year 2005 by Perry Chiu Woon, a well-known local actress. The theatre explores feminist drama from a new angle. The troupe has performed both established classics, as well as their own original dramas. 
     
    Tsao Chi-chiao is a girl who married into the well-to-do Jiang family for the sake of money, and the fact that her husband Jiang Er-ye was paralyzed didn't seem to bother her. Chi-chiao suffers from both the dull marriage itself and also the criticism and disdain of everyone in the Jiang family. To make matters worse, she is attracted to the Jiangs’ third son, Jiang Ji-ze. However, his love for her is pretended.
     
    Chi-chiao is trapped by ‘the cangue of love’ and ‘the cangue of money’, her personality becomes distorted and she gradually loses her grip on reality.
     
    Chi-chiao loses all capacity for empathy, and she relentlessly torments her daughter Chang-an until she becomes an opium addict, just like her mother. 
     
    乱世时代,有多少人为了钱,白天谋杀自己的幸福,夜里放纵自己的情欲?曹家为攀附权贵,把曹七巧嫁进豪门姜家,她丈夫是瘫病在床的姜二爷,七巧却钟情于三爷季泽。封建家族的桎梏、勾心斗角的压迫、断送爱情的痛苦,七巧遭受生活上种种压抑,人格扭曲疯狂,抓紧金钱,赔上子女的幸福,以报复来补偿那注定是悲剧的命运。绚烂又沉重的金锁,锁住一代又一代,挣脱不了……
     
    《金锁记》描写了一个小商人家庭出身的女子曹七巧的心灵变迁历程。七巧做过残疾人的妻子,欲爱而不能爱,几乎像疯子一样在姜家过了30年。在财欲与情欲的压迫下,她的性格终于被扭曲,行为变得乖戾,不但破坏儿子的婚姻,致使儿媳被折磨而死,还拆散女儿的爱情。30年来她戴着黄金的枷。她用那沉重的枷角劈杀了几个人,没死的也送了半条命。
     
    张爱玲一个充满旧上海传奇色彩的女人,王安忆继张爱玲后又一海派文学传人,许鞍华金马、金像奖最佳导演,焦媛香港舞台剧女王。四个女人在时空交错中共同演绎一段传奇。
     
    2009、11、15年由王安忆编剧、许鞍华导演、焦媛主演的根据张爱玲小说《金锁记》改编的话剧三度在广州、深圳、上海、北京等地演出,尽管是粤语版本,仍然赢得众多张迷的捧场叫好。
    一轮巨大淡蓝的月亮投射在背景之上,舞台中央投以橘黄的光,焦媛所扮演的曹七巧躺在月亮之下的床上,火红的裤子和金色的丝帛上衣在橘黄的光芒中反射浓烈的色彩。
    在舞台剧里,淡蓝的月亮笼罩舞台,冷淡地观察着舞台上正上演的故事,而在张爱玲的原著小说《金锁记》中,月亮以一种隐喻出现。女主角曹七巧原是一家麻油店店主的女儿,家境平凡,但父亲为了钱,把她嫁给了姜家患骨痨的二少爷,一个残废人。在小说的开篇,张爱玲如此写月亮:“三十年前的月亮该是铜钱大的一个红黄的湿晕,像朵云轩信笺上落了一滴泪珠,陈旧而迷糊,老年人回忆中的三十年前的月亮是欢愉的,比眼前的月亮大,圆,白,然而隔着三十年的辛苦路往回看,再好的月亮也不免带点凄凉。”月亮在此所隐喻的是黄金、钱财,昭示着曹七巧的命运。
    舞台上,焦媛所饰演的曹七巧始终处于歇斯底里的状态,一时披散头发,衣饰凌乱;一时穿得红绿浓重,头发梳得一丝不苟,她咒骂命运、咒骂男人,焦媛将曹七巧由爱生怨、由怨到恨,最终压抑扭曲到变态的心理通过夸张的肢体动作和密集的语言表达出来。编剧王安忆对焦媛的表演非常欣赏,她说:焦媛塑造了一个完全被抽空的女性,七巧所有的感情、善意、肌肤等都被抽干了,像个空壳子。为了表达她的尖锐,焦媛让嗓音变得十分尖锐,这些场景极具画面感,让曹七巧完全从文字的《金锁记》中跳脱出来。
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