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B cuts photos from rehearsal room of Musical “Pann: The Stage”

Can you imagine how the actors life just before the performance?
Here below B cuts photos from rehearsal room of Musical “Pann: The Stage”.

Jicheol Kim! The charming actor who acts the role of Dalsu!
In this photo, the actors wear the same T-shirt which is offered by fan club of Jicheol Kim.
The T-shirt of “Pann” supported by Jicheol’s fan made another great scene in the rehearsal room.

Juhye You, the actress who acts the role of I-deok lay down on the floor looking at the ceiling.

Following her gaze, let’s imagine what she is thinking about?
Thinking about Hotae who is the best storyteller?
Thinking about Dalsu, the brand new storyteller?

Or she is thinking now about the world of her novel.

This is Sora Im, the actress who acts the role of Boon-i!

This is “X” mark for Dalsu to give him a cool-headed assessment.

Jihoon Kim, the actor who acts the role of Hotae, the best storyteller of Joseon era now checking messages on his smart phone.

While we talk now through phones in this era,
many people was laughing and crying thought the story which is talked by Jeongi-su in Joseon ear.

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The Rehearsal of the Musical “Pann: The Stage” !

“How I could stop talking !”

The musical “Pann: The stage” was selected the best musical by CJ cultural foundation
and it is coming back to Jeongdong Theater in December!

The musical runs from December 7 to December 31.

Before the premier, I visited the rehearsal room of the musical on November 23. 

The rehearsal of the musical “Pann: The stage”
In this day, I could see the complete version of the musical.
I’m sure that it is sssssso funny!

Wait, do you know what is “Jeongi-su” is?

Professional storytellers are called “Jeongi-su” in Joseon era.

They got many loves from the public as they were very talented in storytelling.

The musical “Pann: The stage” is a story about a man(Dalsu) who tried to become a Jeongi-su
after seeing Hotae, the best story teller in Joseon.

 

Left: Dalsu_Actor Jicheol Kim, Right: Hotae_Actor Jihoon Kim

Hotae and Dalsu satirize a district magistrate who ban them from storytelling.

The two storytellers ridicule him talking that “he has a smell of money”.

They critic about the irrational society with storytelling.

It is so gratifying and powerful!  

The story goes to the climax when the two storytellers are taken to the government office.

In front of the district magistrate, Dalsu says

“A man who has a chip mouth like a dog gives the birds trouble and it has been at least over ten years”

 

Dalsu_Actor Jicheol Kim (Left) & Hotae_Actor Jihoon Kim(Right), giving a storytelling with a marionette show.

And a big sounds of percussion comes to the stage.

And birds appears on the stage and the birds peck at the  district magistrate.

This scene was the most memorable for me.

It is the time when the public’s anger are at a simmer. 

I’m really looking forward to seeing this scene on the real stage.

Also, the acting was sssso powerful.

The two actors showed a great valance.

Rehearsal of the musical “Pann: The Stage”

A story of funny storytellers in Joseon era.

The story makes people’s heart warm, cool and hot.

Musical “Pann: The stage”

You can meet this performance from December 7 in Jeongdong Theater!

◇ Performance Information ◇
Title : Musical “Pann: The Stage”
Period : December 7-31 2017
Performance Time: Weekdays 8pm, Saturday 3pm/7pm, Sunday 3pm (No performance on Mondays)
Venue : Jeongdong Theater
Organized by Jeongdong Theater, CJ Cultural Foundation
Inquiry/Reservation: Jeongdong Theater +82-(0)2-751-1500 / Interpark +82-1544-1555
Produced by Jeongdong Theater

*Please click the image below to access the reservation page*

 

The showcase of ‘Dong-Dong’

The Script Reading Rehearsal of ‘Dong-Dong’

 

Finally, The original Korean mask dance musical, Dong-Dong opened on November 9!!

As it is a original musical, much of expectations are on it!!

Last October 14, there was a script reading rehearsal in the rehearsal room of Jeongdong Theater.

Therefore, I could meet the story before its premiere.

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It was first time for me to see the ‘script reading rehearsal’.

It was more than ‘reading’ because of the actor’s powerful acting.

I thought that the script reading rehearsal is a place for deeply understanding the story.

When I heard the reading without any action of the actor, I could more concentrate to the story and lines.

As ‘Dong-Dong’ is a musical, I could also hear the songs.

In the singing part, the actors danced and  expressed through their face so It was like seeing the real musical.

The background of the story of ‘Dong-Dong’ is in Goryeo,
when the 8th King Hyeonjong’ governed the country and the Palgwanhoe was held.

Palgwanhoe was a religious event but it became a national festival in the three kingdom period.

And it was enjoyed until Goryeo Dynasty.

However, in early Goryeo, it was abolished by King Seongjong.

Later, it was reintroduced by King Hyeonjong.

Hyeongjong concerns about the invasion of the Khitan externally, and he also travels to find a courage and confidence internally.

It is resemble to the story of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ because it also is about the people who dreamed aberrant life.

The most impressive part from the rehearsal was ‘Music’.

 As Goryeo is the background of the story, some songs consist the Goryeo Gayo(Song of Goryeo era).

The songs such as ‘Dong-Dong’ and ‘Cheongsan Byeolgok’ that I learned in my school like came very differently to me.

After meeting the story through the script reading rehearsal, I have more expectation of the performance!

Synopsys

King Hyeonjong of Goryeo, who took other’s face!

The best General, Gang Gam-chan who got stolen his face!

Find your face hidden behind other’s face!

 

Once upon a time in 1010, Goryeo Gaegyeong..

After acceding to 8th King of Goryeo, King Hyeonjong tries to restore ‘Palgwanheo’ as a national festival but the Khitan warns the second invasion with 400 thousands of the army. Goryeo has already been damaged by the first invasion. The ministers including Master Jingwan(a monk) argue to give a part of the north and have war damage. However, Genernal Gang Gam-chan only argues to fight with the northern country.

The vulnerable King Hyeonjong runs out the palace with the oppression without any decision. At the time, The sea god who wakes up due to Palgwanheo comes and pass away and the mask of General Gang Gam-chan replaces the god in the place. The king takes the mask and gets into the adventure feeling an intrepidness.

During the Palgwanheo, under the full moon, the people who dream of breaking away from the 8 precepts appears in front of the King’s eyes…

 

      ◇ Performance Information ◇

Title : Traditional Mask Dance ‘Dong-Dong’
Period : November 9 -November 26 2017
Time : Weekdays 8pm, Weekend 3pm (No performance on Mondays)
Venue : Jeongdong Theater
Inquiry & Revervation : Jeongdong Theater +82-(0)2-751-1500 / Interpark +82-1544-1555
Organized by Jeongdong Theater
*Please click the image below for the reservation*