After China's Song Dynasty, the stage has used artificial lighting, the Qing Dynasty Zhangdai "Tao Dream Memory" has written records, Lantern also began in the Song Dynasty. Liu Huiji used light changes while performing the Emperor Tour of the moon. In the late Qing Dynasty, the palace and the folk were performing "lanterns drama". Guangxu Decade (1884) Cixi birthday, a performance on the use of 448 candles, and folk performance of the "Cowboy Weaver" also used a lot of magpie lights. After the Xinhai Revolution, Chinese theaters generally use lantern or electric lighting.