While the city of Bangkok faces an uncertain
future with anti-government protestors still on the city streets
and violent clashes becoming more and more frequent, Asiatique The
Riverfront is preparing to launch ‘Muay Thai Live: The Legend
The show will open to the public on 30
January 2014 and will take place at The Stage, a new theatre at
the heart of Asiatique The Riverfront – a relatively new night
entertainment, dining, and shopping complex on the bank of the
Chao Phraya River in Bangkok.
Inspired by the Thai martial art, Muay Thai, the performance reveals the
history of Thai
boxing which dates back 300 years to the Ayutthaya
Over the course of the show, the audience will
witness a mysterious hero defeat champions in the Tiger in
Disguise, the story inspired by the legend of the Tiger King who
kick-started the golden age of Muay Thai. Amazed at the feats of Nai Kanomtom, the chained hero who faces ten fighters in the
Prisoner with Eight Limbs; tremble for General Pichai who
confronts armed warriors with his bare limbs in the Broken Sword;
then flash forwarded to the romantic comedy of a modern-day
kickboxing hero who tries to rescue his lover in the Passion
In the final act – the Muay Thai Forever, all
the cast will perform ‘Wai Kru’ a traditional dance
through which Muay Thai fighters pay respect to their masters.
Mr. Thawatchai Arunyik, Governor of Tourism
Authority of Thailand said,
“The “Muay Thai Live – The Legend Lives” will certainly become a
must-see show for tourists visiting Bangkok. The art of Muay Thai
is well known around the world, and we appreciate the show’s
executive producer Viwan Karnasut and director Ekachai Uekrongtham
as well as all its team members and performers for bringing the
life of Muay Thai legends to the stage in a new spectacular
The live show will take place nightly at 20:00
at The Stage, Asiatique The Riverfront. The theatre with
seating arranged to look like a boxing stadium can accommodate 600
people at a time.
Ticket for a standard seat is 1,200 Baht and a
premium seat is 1,500 Baht.
A special promotion of Buy 1 Get 1
free ticket will be available between 30 January and 15 February, 2014.
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