George Buchner’s Woyzeck, based on the true story of a tormented German soldier driven to madness, remains one of the most enigmatic, shocking and influential works of modern theatre. In this gripping, stripped-down version from Korea, wooden chairs are used as a changeable metaphor, while Astor Piazzolla’s tango music pulses throughout, revealing the characters’ emotional states with shattering clarity and force. Photo Credit: Choi Eusun

George Buchner’s Woyzeck, based on the true story of a tormented German soldier driven to madness, remains one of the most enigmatic, shocking and influential works of modern theatre. In this gripping, stripped-down version from Korea, wooden chairs are used as a changeable metaphor, while Astor Piazzolla’s tango music pulses throughout, revealing the characters’ emotional states with shattering clarity and force.


Photo Credit: Choi Eusun


Woyzeck

Sadari Movement Laboratory in association with AsiaNow

South Korea

UTR 2009 - The Public