DA NANG (VNS) — The family of the late Professor Hoang Chau Ky (1921-2008) has donated more than 200 of his research books to Nguyen Hien Dinh Tuong (Traditional Drama Theatre) in central city of Da Nang.
The collection includes many valuable manuscripts on the drama tradition that have not previously been published.
Professor Ky, who was born in central Quang Nam Province, was a leading researcher of the ancient art, and one of its leading playwrights.
He wrote more than 20 tuong plays and another 10 research works. He is also co-author of a dictionary on the subject with researcher Nguyen Loc.— VNS