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The Stranger sits down with Jaha Koo Jan 15, 2020

"This generational divide extended into Koo's own work. He said the South Korean theater establishment, which thinks of the theater as "Shakespeare, Arthur Miller, and Molière," rejected his multimedia performances. Koo wanted to develop a contemporary Korean theater, one that welcomed the dramatic potential of technology, and one that could speak to younger generations.

Koo has had to create his new Korean theater in Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium, where he's been working on Cuckoo and two other shows that form a trilogy about Western influence on his home country. At On the Boards on January 23, he'll show that work to an American audience for the first time."

Read the full The Stranger article on Jaha Koo here.

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