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(with Japanese subtitles)
SAT 1 AUGUST 19:00
SUN 2 AUGUST 15:00 - SOLD OUT!
In Geneva lives a poor husband and wife. They have a son and daughter and the husband works as an ambulance driver. One day at the hospital where he works, an impoverished former president from his hometown appears. He is all alone and prepared for surgery, after being diagnosed with a cancer. The husband and wife take care of the former president. In the process their misconceptions of him start to show and they become confused...
Garam Lee is the official guest performer of London Olympics.
Pansori Project ZA is a group which creates and performs a new work based on Pansori. From the starg of <Sacheon-ga> in 2007, <Ukchuk-ga>, <Huhsega>, and <Andre Samwoli> have been performed. Noticing the characteristics of Pansori which has the contemporary share of feeling, it has been producing today’s ‘Pansori’ which represents the life of human beings. The Korea’s representative traditional play ‘Pansori’ is the international art performance form, which has the highly artistic value and level of closeness with the audience. It was designated as UNESCO Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Based on the diction of traditional Pansori, its artwork uses various things of modern performance art such as various musical instruments, music, lightings, costumes, stage sets, sounds to add theatrical effect of drama.
Starting with the international theatre festival in Poland in 2010, the products of ‘ZA’ have been invited to perform by many international countries such as New York, Chicago, France, Japan, Romania, and Australia got highly applauded each performance in the various theatres nationwide, such as Seoul Art Center, LG Art Center, Freedom Small Theaer, Doosan Art Center, and Jeong Dong Theater. Pansori is a comprehensive genre of art which needs high level of technique learned through teaching by masters for a long time. With the technique, it shares the life of human beings together with the audience. Pansori can only play its role when it is fully secured by all of those qualities. The performance by ZA pursues the real Pansori of times which has all those techniques and philosophy. The excellent genre of art, Pansori wants to become together with the human life of our times.
Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan in the fiscal 2015
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