Can a Sleepy Chinese Town Become a Cultural Mecca?

For Salon, Jonathan Kalb reports on the Wuzhen Festival, a new international theater festival being launched in a canal town in Zhejiang: In a brand new, eye-popping, $67 million, 1135-seat Grand Theater designed by the renowned...



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