With a total invested capital of more than $500.000 USD, the great creative team, and the excellent cast, The Giang Huong musical promises to give the audience a new experience in enjoying the music.
The composition of the Giang Huong musical was based on one of the most beautiful love stories in Vietnamese folk tales. The story goes that a mandarin named Tu Thuc resigned his job to look for a girl in red. Then he was taken to a fairy land by a fairy girl called Giang Huong. When Tu Thuc returned home, he discovered that everything had changed and that 300 years had suddenly passed.
Audiences will get lost in the journey into the fairy wonderland and behold the emotional and fantastic love story between Thu Thuc and Giang Huong. All scenes have been created with beautiful music, incredible acting and dancing combined with mesmerizing stage design and visual effects.
In addition, the combination of romantic scenes with humorous details promises to bring a surprise on the stage of the first contemporary musical of Vietnam.
It can be said that Giang Huong musical is the first ever Broadway-styled musical of Vietnam based on a fairy tale, in which all the actors are singing live on stage. This is due to the fact that most of the casts in this musical graduated from the Vocal Music College – HCM City Conservatory of Music. They are very well-trained, professional with a beautiful voice.
The Giang Huong musical brings together such beautiful singing voices as Nam Khanh (character of Tu Thuc), Hoang Kim (character of Giang Huong), Tan Dat (character of Tu Thuc), Thanh Nguyen (character of Giang Huong), Duyen Quynh (character of Ngoc Huong)… and many other famous singers.
General Director & Screenwriter: Thien Huong Tran Nguyen
She is a founder of Sun Flower Media Group, which specializes in publishing such leading national magazines as Tiep Thi Gia Dinh, Her World and magazines with international titles namely Harper’s Bazaar and Esquire. Television viewers are quite familiar with her in the role of senior judge on Project Runway. Thien Huong believes that the character Giang Huong in “The love story of Giang Huong” is a marvelous representation of Vietnamese women, who are strong; ready to overcome challenges and always willing to sacrifice.
Music Director: Phuong Nam Nguyen Cong
He is a member of the German Luftwaffe Big Band Orchestra that won the prestigious Award of “Music Dedication” in 2010. Phuong Nam has also played a substantial role in producing and directing for some of Vietnam’s most talented and prodigious singers such as Tung Duong, Le Hieu, My Le and Doan Trang…
Acting Director: Huu Tri Lam
He was an acting director and choreographer for some outstanding TV shows such as “Guong mat than quen”, “So you think you can dance” and the live shows of renowned singers such as Dam Vinh Hung, Lam Truong, Cam Ly. Huu Tri is also fully responsible for the Van Son Center in the role of choreographer.
Choreographer: Thanh Nhan Truong
Thanh Nhan worked as a choreographer for A Broadway Journey in 2016 and Assistant to the Director for MS Rhyn Saver. He has also participated in many Broadway excerpts performed by the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet Symphony Orchestra and Opera.
Assistant to the Music Director: Hoang Anh Nguyen
His first notable achievement was as a music producer for both the album “Tim lai giac mo” of singer Ho Ngoc Ha and her live show at the prestigious Lan Anh entertainment stadium. Hoang Anh was also the stage manager of many shows and projects in Vietnam such as Bonjour Vietnam and the most successful soccer tournament in the world, the Heineken UEFA Champions League.
Stage Director: Sylvain Merille
He had many years of experiences as the stage director for the Disney Live Show in France. He had also been the Stage Director for the concerts of French sing star, Johnny Hallyday, with the crew of 150 technicians serving 30,000 spectators.
Music Consultant: Hoang Diep Huynh
She was a key member of the professional team setting up highly successful television programs such as “Duyen Dang Vietnam” and Bai Hat Viet in 2010, Sao Mai Diem Hen and The Voice from 2012 to 2013, and of course, Cap doi hoan hao in 2013.
Giang Huong musical