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Theatre director Damkerng Thitapiyasak talks about adapting Herman Hesse's Siddhartha

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After adapting Othello late last year, director Damkerng Thitapiyasak of New Theatre Society has moved on to tackle another major literary work, Herman Hesse's Siddhartha. Damkerng's much-praised adaptation of the Moor of Venice meant he had to deal with a tale of tragic jealousy, and now Hesse's work has spurred him into the realm of spiritual quest. 

He recently talked to Life about the play, the process and the challenges as well as his hopes for it.

Why did you choose Siddhartha?

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