China Theater Festival kicks off in Wuhan

 Peking opera "Mother" is performed during the 17th China Theater Festival in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 9, 2021. The 17th China Theater Festival, a national theater and performing arts event, opened on Saturday in Wuhan. Altogether 31 plays of various genres from across the country, including Peking Opera and Kunqu Opera, are scheduled to be performed at the festival that runs through Oct. 28.