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(One of) the First Theatre(s) in Seoul was Here!

I had been on the lookout for this for quite a while, knowing it must be somewhere around Gwanghwamun, but I couldn’t find it, until today. Running for the bus, I almost missed it again. But then I stopped and … Continue reading

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Histories of Korean Theatre, part 2 (Contemporary Theatre)

Following up on my first post on Suh Yon-ho’s History of Korean Theatre (vol. 1: Modern Theatre), I now present the translated table of contents from the second volume which is about contemporary, i.e. post-war theatre. (the book is available for … Continue reading

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Histories of Korean Theatre, part 1 (Modern Theatre)

Both in order to get a broader knowledge on the recent history of theatre in Korea and quotable reference works, I had been looking for a reliable, up-to-date historiography of Korean theatre for quite a while. A friend suggested Suh … Continue reading

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