After a short hiatus, the Dragonfly Theatre Company returns this November with four performances of the stage adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s masterpiece, The Little Prince.
First published in 1943, the Little Prince has been translated into 210 languages and dialects, and has sold over 150 million copies around the world. It has inspired musicals, ballets, stage productions, operas, comics, graphic novels, museums, movies and TV series.
Directed by Jaime Zuniga and starring TV celebrity Lan Phuong, the Dragonfly production recreates the interplanetary journey of The Little Prince from asteroid B-612 to planet Earth. A magical and poetic theatrical experience, according to Dragonfly, this production will excite devotees of this classic children’s tale while at the same providing a modern and explosive reinterpretation of the story’s famous characters and unforgettable episodes.
The Little Prince will be staged in English with Vietnamese subtitles. The performances are on the following dates:
Evening: Thursday Nov. 8 and Thursday Nov. 15 at 7.30pm
at the Phu Nhuan Cultural Centre (70-72 Nguyen Van Troi, Phu Nhuan)
Matinee: Saturday Nov. 10 and Saturday Nov. 17 at 10am
at the Saigon Superbowl (A43 Truong Son, Tan Binh). Close to the airport.
General admission: VND250,000