Photo Flash: 'Missing Woman' Opening Night

April 14
11:04 AM 2008

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre in association with The Institute for Vietnamese Culture & Education (IVCE) and Music Fan Company announces the North American premiere of The Missing Woman, a Vietnamese folk tale examining the lives of women in Vietnamese society.  Written and directed by Nguyen Thi Minh Ngoc and music by Tran Vuong Thach and Hai Phuong, The Missing Woman is performed in Vietnamese with English narration and plays April 2nd - April 12th at the West End Theater, 263 West 86th St. Opening night was Monday, April 7th at 7:30 PM. For more information please visit
In The Missing Woman, an artist's renderings of historical Vietnamese heroines materialize after the painter's wife leaves him for a better life.  Through narrative, music and dance the painter journeys through legendary fables discovering the endurance and contributions Vietnamese women have made for their lovers and their country. 

Photo Credit: Corky Lee

Thuc Hanh, Hai Phuong, Thanh Loc, Leon Le, Ngoc Dang, My Hang, Pan Asian Artistic Director Tisa Chang and Writer/Director Nguyen Thi Minh Ngoc

Nguyen Minh, Madison La, Nguyen Thi Minh Ngoc, Dran La, Doan Minh Tuan, Hai Phuong, Nguyen Pham Dinh Huan,Tania La, Kim Tran, Nguyen Thanh Sang

Deputy Ambassador Bui The Giang, Ernest Abuba, Pan Asian Artistic Director Tisa Chang

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