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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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What is the Difference between a Catholic Wedding and a Full-Length Pansori Performance?

Today I went to a wedding ceremony and to a wanchang (완창, full-length) performance of pansori. It had been a while, in both cases. I have never been religious, but I’ve attended church services as a child, both catholic and … Continue reading

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Miraculous Memories

A small follow-up on my memories of “Miracle”, the “modern play of passion” I had witnessed back in May—which seems like half the world away, by the way. First, someone put a video on youtube, seven minutes in the middle … Continue reading

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Campus Passions

Founded by Jesuit missionaries after the Korean War, Sogang University turned fifty this spring. Freshly immatriculated, my first casual visit to the campus took place the night of the major celebration, an open-air spectacle in the spirit of Medieval passion … Continue reading

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