Yohangza’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream comes to Wellesley

April 11, 2016

Written by Peter S. Donaldson, MIT

Wellesley College celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death with Shakespeare on the Global Stage: A Festival of Performance and Scholarship. To kick off the festival, a keynote lecture will be given by Tiffany Stern and Hyon-u Lee on Saturday April 23 at 4:15pm. Yohangza, an internationally acclaimed theatre troupe from Seoul, South Korea, will perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream at 7:00pm. Please see the links below for details about each event.

Details about keynote panel


Details about A Midsummer Night’s Dream performance


Register for tickets to performance




hyonu_lee_2013oct Professor Hyon-u Lee, Soon Chun Hyang University, is a long time collaborator of the MIT Global Shakespeares Video and Performance Archive and curator of several productions in our collection from South Korea. The Yohangza Theatre Company and Yang Jun-ung have been very generous in granting permission to MIT to archive and share their extraordinary work.



Hamlet Q1 adapted and directed by Hyon-u Lee, 2009


A Midsummer Night’s Dream adapted and directed by Yang Jung-ung, 2006


Hamlet directed by Yang Jung-ung, 2010


Pericles adapted by Hyon-u Lee and directed by Kim Kwang Lim, 2010


Hamlet the Actor adapted and directed by Sung Chon-mo, 2012





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