Master Oh’s apology to Korean youth

Romeo & Juliet – adapted by Oh Tae-seok (Oh T’ae-sŏk, 오태석) Mokhwa Repertory Company 23 November 2006 – 9 December 2006 / 19:00, 19:45 The Pit, Barbican, Part of bite06 Oh Tae-suk, born in 1940, had a traumatic start to his life. When I was 11, the Korean War broke out. One day a car […]

Think Korea: Romeo and Juliet

As part of Think Korea, a big Shakespeare adaptation at the Barbican by one of Korea’s leading playwrights. Coinciding with this production are several talks / educational events: 15 November: a lecture presented by John Russell Brown, on Oh Tae-seok, Shakespeare and popular theatre, at Asia House 30 November: a talk by Oh Tae-seok after […]

Think Korea: A Midsummer Nights Dream

News of a special Korean Shakespearian adaptation at the Barbican, as part of Think Korea 2006 Details provided by the Barbican follow. Check out their website for more fun images. Yohangza Theatre Company: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Directed by Jung Ung Yang, in association with AsiaNow Productions 27th June – 1st July, Barbican Theatre, Silk […]