Of the Empress Dowager Ci Xi

If you can rewrite history, how would it be?

The Forbidden City, Portrait of the Empress, was one of the most intriguing & enigmatic musicals. With makers like Dick Lee, and impressive artist Kit Chan, They continue to tell a story, of the woman behind de mask.

Cixi was undoubtedly one of the most powerful and charismatic figure in the rule of the Qing Dynasty.Historians have generally portrayed her as a despot and villain responsible for the fall of the Qing Dynasty, but in recent years professional historians have suggested that she was a scapegoat for problems beyond her control, a leader no more ruthless than others, and in fact an effective if reluctant reformer in the last years of her life.

The Song, My only Chance, was the pinnacle of the show, displaying her angst, her sorrow, and most of all, a side unknown, love.

Performed by veteran singer, Kit Chan, here's the song.

So, If you can rewrite history, how would it be?