목록Theatre Reviews/Eng (7)
Dohyun Gracia Shin
Sonyeo-ga (A Song of a Girl). Book by Jaram Lee. Directed by Jaram Lee. Jayu Theatre, Seoul Art Centre, Seoul, Korea. 28 February 2018 ~ 4 March 2018. National Changguek Company of Korea inaugurated its newly-launched project “Different Angle on Changgeuk” with a premiere of Jaram Lee’s Sonyeo-ga. This intriguing project indeed seems to present a different angle, examining the line-up of the cre..
Amadeus. Book by Peter Shaffer. Directed by Gina Lee. Gwanglim Art Centre, Seoul, Korea. 22 November 2017 ~ 3 December 2017. Director Gina Lee, who has been focusing on the theme of the theatre and homoeroticism, has staged Peter Shaffer’s well-known play, Amadeus in Seoul, Korea (2018). In this version of Amadeus, she seems to integrate Shaffer’s Amadeus into her interest in theatre and homoero..
Trojan Women Presented by National Changgeuk Company of Korea. Newly Written for Changgeuk by Sam-sik Bae. Music by Jae-il Jung. Pansori composed by Sook-sun Ahn. Directed by Ong Keng Sen. National Theatre, Seoul, Korea. 22 November 2017 ~ 3 December 2017. The fascinating hybridism of the National Changgeuk Company of Korea has been encored back to the stage. Trojan Women (2016) adapts the well-..
Good-bye, Lee-Sang. Book and Lyrics by Sehyuk Oh. Music by 23(aka Seongsu Kim). Directed by Lufina Oh. CKL Stage, Seoul, Korea. 21 September 2017 ~ 30 September 2017. Seoul Performing Arts Company has premiered its new ambitious repertoire, Good-bye, Lee-Sang (2017). Even before its premiere, Good-bye, Lee-Sang was issued for two aspects—1) It is an immersive theatre with no boundary between act..
The Rocky Horror Show. Book and Lyrics by Richard O’Brien. Music by Richard O’Brien. Directed by Lufina Oh. Hongik University Daehakro Art Centre, Daehakro Seoul, Korea. 26 May 2017 ~ 6 August 2017. “I’m just a sweet transvestite!” After eight years of absence, The Rocky Horror Show (2017) has returned to Seoul. With its famous lyrics, The Rocky Horror Show has captivated numerous theatre-goers ..
In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play. Written by Sarah Ruhl. Directed by Kang-yim Lee. Arko Theatre, Daehakro Seoul, Korea. 2 May 2017. (38th Seoul Theater Festival) A “vibrator” has been coiled with the flow of feminism: from symbol of misogyny to that of female subjectivity. Women have been “cured” in “right” way with a vibrator—their “womanly” symptom of hysteria. At the same time, women get..
Musical Early Spring Late Winter (이른 봄 늦은 겨울). Seoul Performing Arts Company. Book and Lyrics by Samsik Bae. Music by Cheolhwan Kim. Directed by Dowan Yim. Arko Art Theater, Daehakro Seoul, Korea. 27 March 2015. Synopsis and further info.: http://ticket.interpark.com/Global/Play/Goods/GoodsInfo.asp?GoodsCode=15001455 Early Spring Late Winter tells various omnibus stories about existences on a bo..