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An Enemy of the People - On Stage in Seoul A Report by Bettina Kolb

The Schaubühne theater from Berlin puts on Ibsen's 'An Enemy of the People' in South Korea, engaging audiences in critical political debate.

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An Enemy of the People - On Stage in Seoul A Report by Bettina Kolb

Plays put on by the cast of the Schaubühne are a popular German cultural export. Their production of Ibsen's "An Enemy of the People" has been staged in 25 different countries. Director Thomas Obermaier's productions are characterized by interacting with members of the audience. It's one of the ways that Obermaier deals with social criticism. It's a hot topic of cross-cultural debate right now. The result: a lively debate betweeen the actors and the public. Christoph Gawenda plays the lead role in "Enemy of the People." We travel with him to South Korea -- to watch him prepare for his performances, 

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