A Long Visit
‘Family, mom and daughter’ are keywords in ‘A Long Visit.’ The main characters in the story are a selfish daughter and a devoted mother. The daughter had graduated from a famous university and got a job at a prominent company. She left her hometown, also leaving her mom. One day without any notice, she visited her mom. Mom was living alone in the hometown because every other family member had left. So mom was surprised at the daughter’s abrupt visit. The daughter was upset about her mom who did not eat meals properly when she was alone. And the mom was worried about whether her daughter had any problems or not. Talking through the night, mom and the daughter share a sad melancholic feeling. Then other family members come to the hometown one by one hearing the news of the daughter's visit. So they all face the heartbroken but warm parting.
'A Long Visit' recorded the best-selling play ticket 9 weeks in a row and was also the first Korean play to be exported overseas. This is by far the most touching play that has ever been performed in Korea. Having been made into a movie in 2010, more people now know A Long Visit. If you still have not seen A Long Visit as a movie or a play, you should see definitely seize this chance to see the play.
Date: 2012. 9. 21~ 9. 22
Place: Samcheok Culture & Art Center
A thief is trying to rob a very chatty woman’s house, both of whom are very clumsy.
The clumsy thief breaks into her house. The thief is proud that he is on the wanted list. Instead of being a cunning and crafty thief, he is a clumsy one constantly looking at his notebook to guide his burglary and is kind enough to play along with the house owner's endless talk. The woman herself tells the thief where the money is placed, and treats the thief like her cousin. As they talk, they become friends.
This play is written by the famous Korean movie director, Jang Jin. He said, "Originally I wrote this play as a romance. But everybody believed it as a comedy.’ Watch the play yourself and decide what genre it is!
Date: until 2012. 10. 03
Place: Daehak-ro Artone Theater
This is a musical based on historical facts.
In 1909, the Japanese imperialism expands and takes a toll on the Russian Manchuria field in Korea. Young Koreans part of the ‘Korean Independence Fighters’ are thus exiled to Russia. The Korean government supported the independence movement by making a secret group. An Jung-geun also joined the group, becoming a freedom fighter. One of the group’s members, Seol-hee, was a court lady who witnessed Empress Myeong-seong’s murder. She wanted to seek revenge on the Japanese assassins. Therefore she goes to Japan and helps the independence fighters. During the time, China was also greatly damaged by Japan, so the Chinese, especially Wangwei and Lingling support An Jung-geun. However, continued struggle leaves An Jung-geun and his fellow independence fighters exhausted. One day An Jung-geun hears from Seol-hee that Japanese officers were going to visit China….
Date: 2012. 10. 16~ 11. 18
Place: Blue Square Samsung Electronics Hall
ULALA SESSION’s concert ‘THE BEGINNING’
Have you ever watched Superstar K3? Even if you haven't, you may have heard the name ULALA SESSION somewhere in the media. They were the winners of the third season of Superstar K. This is their first solo concert that will be held in five cities including Seoul, Daujeon, Daegu, Busan, and Gwangju. Breathtaking performance and perfect live show await you. Their show to surprise the world has only just begun. This is the true BEGINNING.
Date: until 2012. 10. 16
Place: Bexco Busan, Gwangju Kim Dae-jung Convention Center, Daejeon Convention Center, EXCO Daegu < 저작권자 © 중앙헤럴드 무단전재 및 재배포금지 >