The musical, Truy Tìm Thủy Long (Finding Water Dragon), staged by IDECAF Stage, features the stories and adventures of the Princess of the Sea, her husband, a poor man living in a fishing village, and her children. It will be staged this weekend to welcome Children’s Day on June 1 and the summer holiday. Photo tuoitre.vn HCM CITY IDECAF Stage, a leading private drama troupe in HCM City, is preparing to stage a new play for children and young audiences this weekend to welcome Children’s Day on June 1 and summer holiday. The musical, Truy Tìm Thủy Long (Finding Water Dragon), features the stories and adventures of the Princess of the Sea, her husband, a poor man living in a fishing village, and her children. It highlights bravery, honestly, love and friendship. Its messages encourage children and youngsters to work together to oppose negative forces. The play … [Read more...] about New drama for children hits summer holiday
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New show entitled Sơn Tinh Thủy Tinh by Việt Nam Youth Theatre. Photo Nguyễn Bình HÀ NỘI — Theatres in Hà Nội are busy launching new shows ahead of International Children's Day on June 1 and the upcoming summer holidays. This season's offerings are diverse and exciting as theatres continue to invest in quality programming. Việt Nam Youth Theatre – the only theatre for children in Hà Nội – has three shows including The Blue Bird, Mermaid Dreams and the new Sơn Tinh Thủy Tinh (Mountain Deity and Water Deity). Sơn Tinh Thủy Tinh includes a play, singing and dancing. The 60-minute show is directed by Lý Chí Huy. “The show tells a story about a fight between Sơn Tinh and Thủy Tinh,” said Huy. “It highlights the spirit of solidarity and our ancestors' work to create dikes and prevent … [Read more...] about New shows for children hit the stage
Cải lương and drama troupes in HCM City will perform new shows to mark the long Reunification Day and Labour Day weekend. Photo courtesy of the Lê Hoàng Stage HCM City’s drama and cải lương (reformed opera) troupes are offering new shows about Vietnamese history during the Reunification Day and Labour Day holidays, which begin on April 27 and end on May 1. By Thu Anh. The private TKC Drama Troupe has a new show, Một Thời Để Nhớ (A Time to Remember), about young volunteers working in remote areas of southern provinces during the late 1970s and early 80s. The play’s director, actress Trịnh Kim Chi, … [Read more...] about HCM City theatres stage new plays for holiday
Viet Nam News HCM CITY — HCM City’s theatres promise a variety of new shows this Tết (Lunar New Year festival), which falls this year on February 5, to suit audiences of varying musical and dramatic tastes. For comedy fans, the Phú Nhuận Drama Stage on Trường Sơn Street in Tân Bình District will offer a special series of three comedies each night from next weekend to February 15. Tắt Đèn Là Chạy (Run Out), Cơn Mê Cuối Cùng (The Last Dream) and Cung Tâm Kế (Game of Throne) has attracted young actors from the HCM City University of Theatre and Cinematography. The plays focus on messages about love. “We decided to stage comedies during the Tết holiday because people want to be entertained and forget their problems after a year of hard work. Our actors will perform with sound and light effects on a modern stage," said … [Read more...] about HCM City theatres stage new shows for Tết
Illustration by Trịnh LậpViet Nam News By An Phương HCM CITY – As many locals may already know, HCM City has unveiled a plan to build a new performing arts centre in District 2 on the Thủ Thiêm Peninsula. The new theatre for symphonic, operatic and ballet performances is expected to cost a whopping VNĐ1.5 trillion (US$64.75 million). It will have a large auditorium with 1,200 seats and a small one with 500 seats. The theatre, with a total of 1,700 seats, will certainly be the biggest of its kind in the country. I’ve heard so many comments, both positive and negative, about this massive theatre project. Many people, including my parents, are concerned that the fund to build this theatre should go toward other projects in need for the public. Upgrading traffic infrastructure and fighting the consequences of floods are some of the major issues that HCM City needs to focus on, according to my parents. “I live in District … [Read more...] about Would HCM City’s new theatre project work out?