Part of FringeNYC: 400 years ago, Ophelia’s heart was stopped. When her Korean drum starts to weep, Ophelia’s heart begins pounding. Now as the curtain opens, Ophelia tells you about her love, loss and longing for her dear mother. More…
Categories: Solo Show, Drama, International. From Young Company. Based on a play by William Shakespeare, Adapted by Ji-Young Choi. Directed by Ji-Young Choi.
See it if you enjoy perspectives of minor characters in Shakespeare plays, multi-cultural adaptations, and engrossing acting.
Don't see it if you believe in following the original text closely, even in an adaptation.
See it if You appreciate Shakespearean adaptations - this one is particularly gorgeous. She is incredibly talented.
Don't see it if You don't like solo shows (but honestly, she is so good at storytelling, that you forget all the other characters aren't actually there).
See it if You love exceptional performance, transformative experiences, deeply moving stories and unbelievable theatre craft
Don't see it if You are trying to avoid beauty
See it if You are excited by a skillful weaving of Korean performance tradition with the story of a tragic Shakespearean heroine. Unique & well done!
Don't see it if You are interested in fluff and are not willing to be present and go along for a memorable ride in the hands of a fine and capable artist.