Tag Archives: 국립창극단

Upcoming Pansori and Changgeuk at the National Theater: The National Repertory Season 2017–18

The National Theater of Korea just presented its upcoming “National Repertory Season 2017–18” (국립극장 레퍼토리시즌). Every year, during the summer break, fans of gugak, pansori, and changgeuk are looking forward which new pieces will be shown, which earlier productions will … Continue reading

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God Bless the Queen: My Paper on Changgeuk in the RASKB Transactions

Some month ago I had presented a paper on “Recent Experiments in Changgeuk” at the Royal Asiatic Society Korea Branch Colloquium. I expanded a bit on the topic and wrote an article for the Transactions of the Royal Asiatic Society, … Continue reading

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Recent Experiments in Ch’anggŭk: The National Repertory Season 2012-13

In a few days, on Saturday, March 15, I will present some thoughts on recent ch’anggŭk productions at the Royal Asiatic Society Colloquium in Korean Studies. It is the fourth meeting of the colloquium and since last winter this monthly event … Continue reading

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Branding the Filial Daughter

It seems quite fitting to watch Cheong (청 / 淸) on parents day (어버이날, 8th of May). After all, Sim Cheong (심청), the heroine of this piece of musical theatre, is the personification of filial piety (효 / 孝)—a girl … Continue reading

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