Yohangza Theatre Company

This year’s City of London Festival has a Korean focus. And although most of the performances in the festival are of Western classical music, there is a Korean Hamlet from Yohangza Theatre Company (who do a wonderful Midsummer Night’s Dream), fusion music from Ensemble Sinawi and contemporary and street dance too. Sunwook Kim (piano) Wednesday […]

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Theatre visit: A Korean Midsummer Night’s Dream in the perfect venue

by Philip Gowman 2 May 2012
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One of the features of Korean theatrical performance is the interaction with the audience. A venue such as the Globe is therefore doubly well suited to a Korean Shakespeare adaptation. Performers could easily mingle with the audience, surprise them from behind with a crash of the small 꽹과리 gong. And the audience standing in front […]

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A Korean Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Globe – and a discount for LKL readers

by Events Editor 16 April 2012
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In Summer 2005 the Yohangza Theatre Company came to the Edinburgh Frings to perform their Korean version of the Shakespeare classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and brought it to London’s Barbican the following year. It was amazing. As part of the London 2012 round of special events the Globe Theatre is putting on Globe to […]

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Yohangza’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. Go see it.

by Colin Bartlett 28 June 2006
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Editor’s Note: Go see this wonderful show. It’s outstanding. And to all of you who turned down my offer of a free ticket, you missed out. It’s on for the rest of the week at the Barbican. I can’t add anything to what Colin Bartlett has to say below, in an unsolicited review from last year’s Edinburgh […]

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Think Korea: A Midsummer Nights Dream

by Events Editor 10 June 2006
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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 […]

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