Journey of an Opera (1) – Before the First Page

P.Q. Phan has always been passionate about chèo (traditional Vietnamese theater). His study led him to believe that of all Vietnamese chèo stories, Quan Âm Thị Kính (a story about the Vietnamese female Buddha) is a true cultural gem. From this realization he nourished the idea of writing an opera based on this story of Thị Kính.