Sai Jin Hua, a well-known courtesan in the late Qing Dynasty, is a legendary but controversial figure. She became a prostitute at age of 20 years old. Her social and marital life with domestic and foreign acquaintances influenced China’s diplomatic relations with foreign countries. Her story has been transcribed into novels, plays and movies. The Tianjin People’s Arts Theater production is a stage play. The leading role is taken by famous actress Xiao-chin Liu.