The Princess Pyunggang

August 8, August 11, August 14, August 17, 2014

The Sheen Center - THE LORETTO (Venue #13)
(18 Bleecker St. New York, NY 10012)


Friday, August 8, 2014 at 2:30PM
Monday, August 11, 2014 at 2PM
Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 9:45PM
Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 6:30PM


FringeNYC-The New York International Fringe Festival
The Sheen Center - THE LORETTO (Venue #13) (18 Bleecker St. New York, NY 10012) 

Ticket: $18

A hybrid of traditional Korean folktale fused with contemporary dance and percussion will be showcased in the theater performance, “The Princess Pyunggang.” 


This performance is brought to you by Bibimbab Theatre and they have also performed this act in England at the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival since 2010. With the awaited opportunity to feature their starring work at this year’s New York International Fringe Festival, Bibimbab Theatre has joined hands with Korean Traditional Music and Dance Institute in New York to present an authentic and diverse production of traditional music with modern dances. This year’s performance will include the previous modern elements of opera, tap dancing, drumming and contemporary dance along with traditional Korean instruments such as the Gayageum, Heagum, and Korean folk dance. Not only will viewers be entertained by the classic love story of a Goguryo Princess and lowly peasant, they will also be able to experience an inside perspective on love, social culture, and history of old and new, South Korea. 

About the show

  • Writer: Sookyung Hwang
  • Director: Jong Yeoup Lee
  • Choreographer: Grace (Yu Sun) Kang
  • Running Time: 90min

The story of Princess Pyunggang is a Korean ancient tale that tells the unforgettable love between a foolish and the princess of Goguryo. This story combines Korean traditional drumming instruments songs and dances to deliver a breathtaking performance. 

To obtain tickets, please find “The Princess Pyunggang” at: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/fringenyc-the-new-york-international-fringe-festival-6607423451 

For more information, please visit FringeNYC website: http://fringenyc.org/

Miro Yoon