Sneak Peek of Dangerous Liaisons

Dragonfly Theatre is back for their 4th production, Dangerous Liaisons. I can’t believe that I’ve actually watched all their previous shows: The Importance of Being Earnest, The Last Five Years, The Little Prince.

Dangerous Liaisons is a 1782 French novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos entitled Les Liaisons Dangereuses. It’s first adaptation for the stage in 1985 by British playwright and screenwriter, Christopher Hampton was just among the first theatre adaptations. From Stratford-upon-Avon, Dangerous Liaisons made its way to Broadway in 1987. It was turned into film in 1988, where Christopher Hampton won an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. It starred John Malkovich, Glenn Close, Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman, and Keanu Reeves.

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On the 18th Dragonfly Theatre shall be opening Cargo Bar’s doors in District 4 for its first show. Followed on the 19th, 26th, and 27th. Co-directed by Jaime Zuniga.

It stars Dragonfly Theatre’s veteran and co-director, Aaron Toronto as Vicomte de Valmont — photo IMG_3409_zpsfbaf094f.jpgWith Dragonfly Theatre’s Producer, Belinda Shorland as Marquise de Merteuil —

 photo IMG_3419_zpsb17c2553.jpgWith Nguyen Ha Tu Trinh  as Emilie  —

 photo IMG_3431_zpsadd05b21.jpgI love Trinh. Am sure you’ll enjoy her hot scene with Aaron.

 photo IMG_3437_zps70fb7de2.jpgVu Pham Diem My shall perform as Cecile de Volanges in her first ever Dragonfly Theatre production —

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With Stacy McCandless as Madame de Volanges —

 photo IMG_3456_zps2c82c6e4.jpgAfter The Little Prince, Nguyen Lan Phuong comes back as Madame de Tourvel — Vicomte de Valmont’s love interest —

 photo IMG_3462_zpsedc83288.jpgFrom the four scenes shown to us yesterday, this was my favorite — Madame de Tourvel and Vicomte de Valmont’s moments —

 photo IMG_3466_zps87651d57.jpgIt gets more intense —-

 photo IMG_3474_zpsc430b548.jpgAnd sizzling —

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The Vietnamese crowd will be happy to know that translation of the whole show is translated by the side.

Head on to keewi.me to reserve your tickets! Shows for the 11th and 12th are cancelled and moved to the 26th and 27th due to the two day funeral of General Giap from October 11-13.

Leaving you with this snippet —

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4 Responses to Sneak Peek of Dangerous Liaisons

  1. Belinda Shorland says:

    Thanks Lyra for a great write up. Really hope all your readers can make it to see the show and enjoy what they see. Remember, this is not a production for children – we recommend age 16 and under should be accompanied by an adult – which makes it the perfect date night out!!

  2. Pingback: Who is General Giap? | Hello Saigon!

  3. http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m504/hellosaigon/IMG_3456_zps2c82c6e4.jpg Nguyen Lan Phuong reminds me of my ex-boss Jeanette in this photo, lovely lighting, I miss getting scolded by my ex-boss she was always like my favourite opera singer

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