Tag Archives: Lee Jaram

Discussing New Pansori, Theatre, and Tradition in Berlin (Korea-Madang)

There was no empty chair at PGBerlin. I hadn’t expected that so many people – more than twenty – were interested in talking about “New Pansori Works from Korea”. Korea Verband (한독협회) had done great promotion and I got more … Continue reading

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Daehangno Poster Session 3

I went to Daehangno in a long while. Rushing out of the subway, I took the occasion to make some pictures of current theatre posters that caught my eye. Here is my top-5, with official English titles in italics and, … Continue reading

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Seopyeonje Musical

After its premiere in 2010, the musical version of the famous movie Seopyeonje (서편제, directed by Im Kwon-taek, 1993) is now back on stage. I couldn’t see it back then, so I was happy to take a look this time. … Continue reading

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Modern Pansori à la Française

After my weekly translation class at the Korean Literature Translation Institute (KLTI, 한국문확번역원), I browsed a bit through the library while waiting for a friend. I was struck when stumbling on a recent release: Le dit de Sichuan, the French translation … Continue reading

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Sängerkrieg in Seoul

When I grabbed the free paper “City” on my way down to the subway, I did not expect more than a bit of distraction. Instead I ran across two pieces on upcoming musicals that seem to be worth a watch: … 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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