Water puppetry comes full circle in new play

Water puppetry comes full circle in new play
Last update 14:27 | 19/06/2017

VietNamNet Bridge – The latest show by theatre director Viet Tu, performed on a 1.5 hectare lake, has broken new ground in more ways than one.

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Making a splash: 140 local farmers and other residents villagers of the Da Phuc Village in Sai Son Commune are performers in The Quintissence of Tonkin, a show directed by Viet Tu. – Photos courtesy of the show’s producer

For one, it has humans perform roles played by puppets in traditional water puppetry shows.

Then, it uses actual farmers who till the fields, whose life is depicted by the art of water puppetry, to play the roles. Continue reading “Water puppetry comes full circle in new play”

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