Recently, Beijing Publishing Group, White Star Publishing Group of Italy, and Eksmo Publishing Group of Russia co-organized the online signing ceremony for the copyright of the Italian and Russian versions of Cao Yu's collection of plays (Thunderstorm, Sunrise, Peking Man, and The Wilderness) and Wan Fang’s You and Me in Ronghua International Tower in Beijing Economic - Technological Development Area.
Thunderstorm, Sunrise, Peking Man and The Wilderness are the "Four Famous Dramas" of Mr. Cao Yu. Cao Yu was the most accomplished playwright in the history of modern Chinese drama. He was known as the "Shakespeare of China". All of his repertoires have been performed in Beijing People's Art Theater for nearly a thousand times, and over 5 million copies of his works have been sold in China. Up to date, no one can surpass him in artistic achievement. You and Me is a non-fictional work of Mr. Cao Yu's daughter Wan Fang that recalls his father and mother. The book truly shows the daily life and the unknown side of the drama master. The work includes the love story of Cao Yu and his wife, their middle-aged life, vicissitudes and death, and the pain of the playwright's writing difficulties after losing his lover. It shows readers a living and vivid Cao Yu.