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Reformed theatre re-opens

Update: April, 10/2015 - 08:54

The region's biggest cai luong (reformed opera) theatre Tran Huu Trang will re-open next week in HCM City's Tran Hung Dao Street, District 1, after two years of renovation. — File Photo

HCM CITY (VNS) — The region's biggest cai luong (reformed opera) theatre Tran Huu Trang will re-open next week in HCM City's Tran Hung Dao Street, District 1, after two years of renovation.

The city's Department of Culture and Sports invested VND132 billion (US$6 million) on the building.

Four new plays about social and family problems will be staged by the theatre this year, according to theatre director and People's Artist Tran Ngoc Giau.

Tran Huu Trang Cai Luong Theatre was founded from three art troupes, the Southern Cai Luong Theatre, Giai Phong Cai Luong Theatre and Music and Dance Sai Gon-Gia Dinh Troupe.

Since its establishment in 1998, the theatre has staged hundreds of performances and attracting dozens of talented actors, including cai luong stars Hong Nga and Que Tran. — VNS



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