PRESENTATION ABOUT THE PLAY: TEH DAR
Teh Dar is an fervent incarnation of Tay Nguyen’s culture on the contemporary stage, bringing the audience into the magical space of elephant hunt, moonlight night and forest of high trees. This play attracts the spectators by the techniques of bamboo circus and adventurous acrobatic skills with these national musical instruments of Tay Nguyen people such as enchanting gongs.
As one of Lune Production’s rich cultural and theatrical works of art, Teh Dar continues to spread the cultural values in Vietnamese life and the philosophy behind the name “Teh Dar”, which means “Go a circle” in K’ho ethnic language.
DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PLAY
1. Time & Venue:
+ Location: Saigon Opera House (07 Cong Truong Lam Son street, Ben Nghe precinct, Dist. 1, HCMC)
+ Opening Hours: 08:00 pm April 19,20,21 2022
2. Ticket price:
+ AAH!: 700.000 VND
+ OOH!: 1.150.000 VND
+ WOW!: 1.600.000 VND
+ Please book your ticket 24 hours before the show starts
+ Children between 5 and 12 years old will receive a discount of 30% for this show
+ The play isn’t for the children under 5 years old
3. Specific features of the play TEH DAR
As well as the show “A O SHOW” performed regularly at Saigon Opera House, Teh Dar is a new style of circus with a combination of various types of circus art (like wire walk, acrobatics, prestidigatation, balance) with the modern stage and the fanciful light. The various, thorny and funny art methodology in this show will help audience see the daily life, the normal think and feelings of Tay Nguyen people.
The spectators will be surely convinced by the ability to perform and coordinate harmonious of the actors these rudimentary properties (such as basket, papoose, bamboo…). And the most impressive moment in this show is the wooden mask (a religious object in major festivals of Ede people) used by the actors. This part will show the viewers these good thinks of Tay Nguyen people.
The music in the show TEH DAR is the sound of high mountains and forests. The sounds of Tay Nguyen’s gongs and drums, the sound of Goong (a musical intrument in Tay Nguyen) and the popular song of Gia Lai people when they go the rice terraced-field will wake up and grow the wild nature and enlarge the joyful and sad emotion of the audience.
In that way, the spectators can’t take their’s eyes off in one hour of this show.
SAI GON OPERA HOUSE STAGE
STAGE LUNE PERFORMING CENTER HOI AN
II. About LUNE PRODUCTION
Lune Production is established and invested since 2012 by the joint-stock enterprise Square Group.
With an ambition to become one in a top entertainment group in Vietnam and spread Vietnamese cultural values to the world, Lune Production focuses on researching, innovating, developing and promoting these works of art about the culture of Vietnam. This company has the honor to work with a lot of famous artists in the world with their talent, passion and professional attitude. Returning to Vietnam with a solid background and experience after many years of performing at these international stages, they work together in Lune Production and contribute to perserve the Vietnamese cultural character in the modern life, through the entertainment shows and the other types of art.
Lune Production actually has 4 works of art: A O SHOW, MY VILLAGE, EARLY DEW and TEH DAR, which have always received a lot of good comments from the national and international audience. Their works rose to the top of the record chart on TripAdvisor for the performance art show in Hanoi.
These works is performed periodically in Saigon Opera House, Hanoi Opera House, Hanoi Tuong Theater and in international tours.