Cantonese opera

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Cantonese opera (countable and uncountable, plural Cantonese operas)

  1. A major category of Chinese opera, originating in southern China's Cantonese culture, and involving music, singing, martial arts, acrobatics, and acting.
    • 2007, Janelle G. Reinelt, Joseph R. Roach, Critical Theory and Performance, →ISBN, page 156:
      My research on Chinese immigrant theater (in the form of Cantonese opera) in nineteenth-century America brought me to San Francisco. From the first documented performance to today's occasional productions, Cantonese opera in the Bay Area has had a continuous history of over a century and a half.