Bodies tell the story, and innovative, lighting and video techniques dress it up when Eden comes to the Youth Theatre stage.
The physical play, an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Story of a Mother, tells the tale of a mother's arduous quest for her beloved daughter. Along the way, she sacrifices her eyes, hands and eventually her own life in an attempt to find Death and ensure her child's reincarnation.
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A large screen behind the stage provides a dynamic set, using visual and acoustic effects to add one more form of expression.
The play is the creation of People's Artist and director Le Hung, who has led 25 young performers from the Physical Play Troupe, as well as People's Artists Lan Huong and Le Khanh, in two months of preparation.
Such was the intention of the theatre and
Throughout November, the show will be performed for free as a cultural exchange activity for about 3,000 students of art schools and social science and humanities institutions in
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