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Daehangno Poster Session 6

After lunch at 이모네 and before seeing the interesting production of Brecht’s Badener Lehrstück vom Einverständnis by Hyoungjin Im (임형진) and his ensemble “Theaterraum” (테아터라움 철학하는 몸), once again some more posters caught my eye… In descending order: 5. Hamlet … Continue reading

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Daehangno Poster Session 4

After work I went to Daehangno to see a very special theatre performance – Iphigenie x 5 (이피게니아x5), a collaboration by five Korean directors and actors from Germany and Korea, in preparation for a larger project planned to premiere next … Continue reading

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Talking about Brecht and Pansori at Seoul Women’s University

I was pretty tired after work that day, but my spirits were high as I went over to Seoul Women’s University (서울여자대학교). I was invited to talk on pansori and Brecht there, more specifically on Lee Jaram’s “pansori-Brecht”-piece Sacheon-ga (사천가 / 四川歌), an adaptation of Brecht’s Good … Continue reading

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Talking to Myself

I’m having a late-night practice session for an upcoming presentation on pansori. This Friday, I will talk at the “General Conference of Research Associations Related to German Language and Literature” (2013년도 한국 독어독문학 관련 학회 연합학술대회, held at Korean National … Continue reading

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Mother Courage and Her Scholars, part2

I had bought two second hand books on Brecht a while ago. Rhie Won-Yang’s Studies on Brecht (1984), discussed last time, is a mass-produced paperback (as far as academic literature is mass-produced), designed for students all around the country, and … Continue reading

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Mother Courage and Her Scholars: A Chronicle from the Cold War

When passing a second hand bookshop in Hongdae, I could not resist. The owner told me that books on theatre were scarce, still I made a bargain: For the price of a large blueberry yoghurt flatccino I got two volumes … Continue reading

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Ticket Troubles, cont.

The next time I find myself in front of a box office that has sold out written all over it, I will go straight to the next bank and get myself a Korean account—whether that involves a fake identity or … Continue reading

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