十年一覺揚州夢

揚州歌姬程麗雯才貌出眾,唯性格孤傲,被下毒致盲。她的情人-─俠士柳玉龍亦被仇家下毒而失明。將軍宋文華向麗雯求婚被拒,而麗雯的同父異母之妹倩雯喜歡文華,麗雯遂撮合二人。 

玉龍之弟玉虎劫取貢品天山雪蓮以醫治玉龍、麗雯雙眼,雖得手,卻意外使玉龍和麗雯失散。三年過去,玉龍、麗雯的雙眼已治好。藩王魏忠賢遇到麗雯,企圖利用麗雯的才貌而收她作乾女兒,封她為鳳萍郡主。玉龍考得功名而成為知府,清廉御使托他暗中調查魏忠賢的叛國陰謀。玉虎與文華雙雙淪為盜賊,兩人又分別重遇玉龍、麗雯。彼此理清了事情的來龍去脈後,眾人得以團聚,並參與捉拿魏忠賢,文華亦因功復職。玉龍與麗雯、文華與倩雯兩對情人終成眷屬。



A Dream in Yangzhou / Ten-Year Dream of Yangzhou

Songstress Liwen from Yangzhou is extraordinarily talented and beautiful, but also frigid and proud. Someone poisons her because of this, causing her to go blind. Her lover, the hero Liu Yulong, also loses his sight after being poisoned by an enemy. General Song Wenhua proposes to Liwen, but she refuses.Liwen’s half sister loves Wenhua, however, and Liwen successfully matches the two. Yulong’s brother,Yuhu, steals the snow lotus, an imperial treasure, which eventually cures the blindness of both Yulong andLiwen, but in the process makes the lovers torn apart.

Three years later, Yulong and Liwen’s blindness is cured. A feudal lord, Wei, adopts Liwen and makes her his princess, called Fengping, to show his appreciation of her talent and beauty. Yulong passes the imperial examination and is appointed prefect. An upright imperial censor has him secretly investigate Wei to uncover a traitorous plot. Having become bandits, Yulong’s brother Yuhu and Wenhua meet Yulong andLiwen again. They reunite and plan together to bring the feudal lord to justice. Former general Song is reinstated to his previous post on account of his meritorious service. Yulong marries Liwen, and Wenhuamarries Liwen’s half sister.