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Friday, May 20, 2022

“The Legend of the Waitress & the Robber”: World Premiere of NYC-Seoul Collaboration Inspired by Schiller and Hong Gildong by Walter Byongsok Chon

The Legend of The Waitress & The Robber is a collaboration between the Korean theatre companies Playfactory Mabangzen and Yellow Bomb and the New York City-based Concrete Temple Theater.…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 07:38PM
Friday, January 1, 2021

Searching for the Origin of the Korean Wave: The Nanhee’s MIMAJI! by Walter Byongsok Chon

The Korean theatre company The Nanhee premiered its new production Mimaji!, written and directed by Myung-Wha Kim, at Bom Studio Theatre in Seoul, Korea, on November 26, 2020. Mimaji is the …

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 05:40PM
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Battle Of The Sexes In The Midst Of A Refugee Crisis In Korea: “Big Love” By Ets (Eye To Soul) by Walter Byongsok Chon

The Korean theatre company ETS, which is an acronym for Eye To Soul, staged Charles Mee’s Big Love (2001) at the Haneul Round Theatre in Seoul, Korea, in June 2019 for the ten-year anniver…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 03:45AM
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Dramaturgs Reflect on the ATHE Dramaturgy Focus Group (DRFG) Part II: The Present by Walter Byongsok Chon

The annual ATHE (Associations for Theatre in Higher Education) conference took place in Orlando, FL, from August 7 to 11, 2019, with the theme, “Scene Changes: Performing, Teaching, and Wo…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 01:01AM
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Dramaturgs Reflect on the ATHE Dramaturgy Focus Group (DRFG) Part I: The Foundation by Walter Byongsok Chon

Originally, this article was conceived as a section of an extended piece called, “Dramaturgs Reflect on the ATHE Dramaturgy Focus Group (DRFG),” with recollections about the DRFG from bo…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 11:12PM

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