In the 8-page article on the world musicals on La Repubblica’s second-largest Italian newspaper, Giang Huong musical was described as the representative of the musical in the Orient countries.
The article goes into the research of the development of musical entertainment in many countries including Russia, France, China, and Vietnam… In Russia, musical adapted from Famous literary text such as Anna Karenina, Crime and Punishment, Les Miserables… have succeeded and resonated. In China, musical shows such as Mama Mia, Les Miserables, A Chorus line, Chicago … have also attracted hundreds of thousand audiences each year. In Vietnam, the GiangHuong musical by Tran Nguyen Thien Huong launched in October 2016 has made a turning point in the entertainment life in Vietnam.
“In Vietnam, the musical is Broadway styled performance that retains traditional cultural values. “I wish to respect forms of expression, atmospheres and poetic languages of Vietnam fables. In a country where the stage lights are simple floodlights lighting, I use them to tell a story through the faces and shadows, reflections of the sun and stars, the colors of summer and winter”, said Ms. Tran Nguyen ThienHuong – General Director & Screenwriter.
Thien Huong has attended a lot of famous musicals around the world such as Mamma Mia, The Phantom of Opera, Billi Elliot... In Vietnam, after watching Cheo in the North and CaiLuong in the South, she decided to take the new initiative.
“It’s the duty of people like me”, Thien Huong said, “find a new way to re-build up the theatre arts in Vietnam with laser lights, video clip and versatile actors. For all reason, The Giang Huong musical was born”, cited Thien Huong in La Repubblica newspaper.
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