Vietnamese actors performed the play on March 25 (Photo:VNA)
Singapore (VNA) - The world-renowned play Hamlet by Shakespeare, which was recently performed by Vietnamese artists in Singapore , received appreciation from local audiences and international friends. 

Actors from the Vietnam National Drama Theatre (NDT) performed the play in Vietnamese with original English subtitles in the Victoria Hall theatre on March 25.

After the show, a number of audiences remained to applaud the play.

Alfonso Murillo, a counselor from the Costa Rican Embassy in Singapore , said that he was interested in the performance, especially the traditional Vietnamese background music.

Meanwhile, famous Singaporean artiste Chua Soo Pong expressed his hope that Vietnam ’s drama theatre will bring more plays to Singapore .

The NDT staged the play with the aim to celebrate Shakespeare’s work for his 400th death commemoration.

The performance is part of the theatre’s socialisation project to introduce Vietnamese art not just to local spectators, but also Vietnamese people living abroad and foreign audiences, according to theatre director Nguyen The Vinh.-VNA