Drag King History

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So far Drag King History has created 13 blog entries.

1279 – 1368 A.D. Yuan Dynasty

2019-06-29T20:24:56+00:00

Years active
1279-1368 A.D. Yuan Dynasty

Stage Name(s)
Lao Sheng (old man), Xiao Sheng (young man), Wu Sheng (warrior)

Category
Male Impersonators

Country of Origin
China

Birth – Death
N/A

Bio
The Yuan Dynasty (1279–1369 A. D.) was a prolific era for female performers in the Chinese Opera. Fortunately for us, fourteenth century theatre enthusiast, Xia […]

1279 – 1368 A.D. Yuan Dynasty2019-06-29T20:24:56+00:00

960 – 1279 A.D. Song Dynasty

2019-06-29T20:25:28+00:00

Years active
960-1279 A.D. Song Dynasty

Category
Male Impersonators

Country of Origin
China

Birth – Death
NA

Bio
Through paintings and poetry from the Song Dynasty (960-1279 A.D.) we can confirm that women played prominent roles in Chinese Opera whether as performers or musicians. Figure 4.5 is an illustration of female performers from the […]

960 – 1279 A.D. Song Dynasty2019-06-29T20:25:28+00:00

618 – 907 A.D. Tang Dynasty

2019-06-29T20:26:09+00:00

Years active
618-907 A.D. Tang Dynasty

Stage Name(s)
Lao Sheng (old man), Xiao Sheng (young man), Wu Sheng (warrior)

Category
Male Impersonators

Country of Origin
China

Birth – Death
N/A

Bio
With great acclaim, we begin Drag King History with the first known presentation of male impersonation which occurred during the Tang Dynasty (618-907) in Chinese […]

618 – 907 A.D. Tang Dynasty2019-06-29T20:26:09+00:00