OPEN STAGE: Picture Bride by DAWN

Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 7PM

Korean Cultural Service NY

Thank you for all of your interest in this performance! All seats have been reserved.


As the last performance of ‘2012-2013 OPEN STAGE,’ Korean Cultural Service NY proudly presents <Picture Bride> by DAWN.

<Picture Bride> is about the first Korean immigrants who went to Hawaii. The "picture brides" go to Hawaii and are surprised to find out that their grooms are much older than they expected them to be. Though hard to admit at first, the partners start building their lives together in Hawaii. In the story is the tragedy of a colonized country, sadness of the third world nation’s working class and its immigrants, but the love and humanity of friends can also be found.


DAWN is a group of Korean actors and theater practitioners who came to New York City to follow their dreams. The performance group started its history at the 2012 March for a Project, but as a result of its success on this first trial, they gathered again to make the group into an official theater group. DAWN’s mission and purpose is to allow the muted voice be heard, the forgotten be remembered, and the errors be corrected through theater. Through the stories, DAWN hopes to make theater give a hopeful message to the audience and eventually to the world.


The scripts that are performed are written by the producer/director Da-Eun Chung, and will be focusing on telling the unrevealed stories within Korean history. The Play is performed in English.


Admission is free, but RSVP is required.

Miro Yoon