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01/12

  • “The Bald Soprano” play

    “The Bald Soprano” play

    08:00 PM,12 - 11:59 PM,12 January

    L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi

    Renowned Vietnamese stage director Tran Luc and the LucTeam troupe will perform the play “The Bald Soprano” by dramatist Eugène Lonesco in Hanoi.

    Following two widely-acclaimed plays, “Quan” (“Distraught”) by Vietnamese dramatist Long Chuong and “The Jealousy of Cinderella” (La Jalousie du Barbouillé) by French dramatist Molière at the Hanoi Opera House and L’Espace in 2017, LucTeam greets the new year of 2019 with a famous play from the Theater of the Absurd - “La cantatrice chauve” (The Bald Soprano).

    The Bald Soprano is a drama in eleven scenes and which Ionesco called an “antiplay”. It was first produced in 1950 and was published in 1954 as La Cantatrice chauve. The title can also be translated as “The Bald Prima Donna”. The one-and-a-half-hour play, an important example of the Theater of the Absurd, consists mainly of a series of meaningless conversations between two couples that eventually deteriorate into babbling.

    Tickets range from VND300,000 ($13) to VND500,000 ($21) and VND150,000 ($6.5) for students and members of L’Espace, available at the entrance of L’Espace. Online bookings are available at ticketbox.vn .

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