CHING-HSI PERNG, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, National Taiwan University, is currently a Chair Professor at Fu Jen Catholic University. Among some forty books to his credit are three studies on Shakespeare, translations of seven Shakespeare’s plays, and (with Professor Fang Chen) five adaptations into traditional Chinese theater. He is elected the 2018 National Taiwan University Outstanding Alumnus in Literature and the Arts.
FANG CHEN is Professor of Chinese Theatre at National Taiwan Normal University and president of Taiwan Shakespeare Association. She was the former president of Chinese-Taipei Theatre Association, and has done research at Stanford University. A recipient of many grants and awards for her academic achievements, she has authored over a dozen books on Chinese theatre. Other Shake-xiqu she co-scripted (with Ching-Hsi Perng) include Bond (adapted from The Merchant of Venice), Measure, Measure! (adapted from Measure for Measure), Betrayal (inspired by Cardenio) and Questioning Heaven (adapted from King Lear).