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The Butterfly Lovers is a Chinese legend of a tragic love story of a pair of lovers, Liang Shanbo (梁山伯) and Zhu Yingtai (祝英台), whose names form the title of the story. The title is often abbreviated to Liang Zhu (梁祝) and often regarded as the Chinese equivalent of Romeo and Juliet.
In September 2013, the musical theatre called Chinese Music Group from The University of Melbourne formed the The Butterfly Lover Musical Theatre Production, they reformed the storyline with contemporary views that was performed in Mandarin with English Subtitles. The story was rewrote by Bang Xiao, who works on spreading traditional Chinese culture to western society.
*Chinese Music Group (CMG) is a non-profit organization that provides students with the opportunity to participant in various Chinese cultural and music-related activities. This video highlights the making-of CMG"s "The Butterfly Lovers".
Filmed and Edited By: Hermandoo Lai + Panasonic GH1 + Premiere Pro CS5.5
Music Credit: Stella Stagecoach - Everything You Say