What’s New in Asian Entertainment

LOL: Fans share the Kpop songs that make them irrationally mad
MTV Asia (blog)
LOL: Fans share the Kpop songs that make them irrationally mad. 13 October 2017. We all have songs that make us irrationally mad. Like you just s...
Posted: October 14, 2017, 1:48 am

Evolution of some of KPOP's Top Groups from Debut until Now
allkpop
BTS has only reached their 4th anniversary, however, they have quickly become one of the most popular KPOP groups thanks to their incredibly talented choreography, lyrics,...
Posted: October 13, 2017, 7:37 pm

Reflections on KPOP From Jason Kim, Ashley Park, and Jason Tam ...
TheaterMania.com
Three of the major creative forces behind Ars Nova's latest immersive spectacle discuss their relationship with K-pop and the entertainment...
Posted: October 11, 2017, 4:10 pm

Catch these 12 Kpop groups at this year's Busan One Asia Festival
MTV Asia
Korean food, K-beauty and culture over 10 days with loads of performances, exhibitions and (best of all) Kpop idols. The opening ceremony is always one of t...
Posted: October 10, 2017, 1:41 pm

10 things Kpop fans are really sick of hearing – as told by GIFs
MTV Asia
I blame all those crazy K-fans that give the entire Kpop fandom a bad name. After a while, you'll realize that the comments are more or less the same, and al...
Posted: October 10, 2017, 1:40 pm

Marina Kondo Steps Into KPOP Lead as Ashley Park Leaves for Mean Girls
Playbill.com
Marina Kondo has assumed the role of MwE in Off-Broadway's KPOP. She replaces Ashley Park, who is departing the immersive show to continue work...
Posted: October 9, 2017, 9:01 pm

Exploring The Inner-workings Of The 'KPOP' Industry
WNYC
Teddy Berman, director, and Jason Kim, playwright, join us to discuss their current production, "KPOP." The musical gives a behind-the-scenes look at how KPOP industry works. The...
Posted: October 5, 2017, 9:58 pm

A New Musical — And Its Audience — Grapple With Asian Identity, Through K-Pop
NPR
We, the audience, are supposed to help figure out just why Korean megastars haven't been able to break into the American market. It's a real question, and...
Posted: October 5, 2017, 10:56 am

Off-Broadway Show 'KPOP' Explores Race, Identity & the Fame Machine
Billboard
This is ostensibly the plot of KPOP, a new Off-Broadway immersive theater experience. But the bilingual show -- built to emulate the linguistic chaos no...
Posted: September 25, 2017, 2:26 pm

Review: 'KPOP' Sings and Dances Its Way Through a Divided Culture
New York Times
So just how do you define the phenomenon known as K-pop — or, for that matter, the new multistranded, multichambered immersive performance piece...
Posted: September 23, 2017, 3:00 pm