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Your First “SEX” StoryPLAY-MY FIRST TIME
By Lee Young-geun  |  paul917@hanyang.ac.kr
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[304호] 승인 2009.03.02  
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 “When did you have sex for the first time? Where did you have it? What is the name of your first sex partner? Did you use a condom?” These are the questions that are asked to audiences before the play, My First Time.

  How would you feel if your first sex story was told to everyone? Would you like to go into someone else’s experience? Here is a play which is made with people’s stories.
A famous New York Off-Broadway play, My First time, is now being presented at Art Madang in Daehakro. From January 3rd to March 31st, Hanyangians will be able able to watch this play.
  According to one audience member, Hong Da-hye, a sophomore in the Department of English Literature and Linguistics in Sogang University, said “I read about this notable play on a web site.  So I waited so long to see this play in Korea. Also, many great Korean actors have roles in My First time , and this made me to look forward to this play.”
  The eight magnificent actors are in this play include Choi Jung-yoon and Kang Sung-min. A popular star, Choi Jung-yoon appears on the stage as well. Also, Kang Sung-min acts a naïve man and shows comic acting. These actors allure theatergoers and guarantee fans anticipation of the play. In addition, the theme of the play appeals people.
 
My Secret First Time
  In Korea, sex is something that can not be mentioned easily, and for university students, sex is a curious topic. It is because most university students are in their twenties so they are in the best condition. Also, a person’s first sexual experience normally happens at this age.
Therefore, My First Time succeeded in generating interest and becoming popular with young people. One audience, Jo Min-jung said, “Actually, I was so curious to know other friends’ private stories. You know, things like people’s first sexual experiences are secrets even between best friends. So it was very interesting to hear such stories. I felt as though a heavy concern in my mind was gone.”
  Moreover, the director of this play, Kim Dong-yeon mentioned that the main marketing target of the play is university students. Also, he seriously considered making the story mainly for people in their twenties.

Visit www.myfirsttime.com
  “I was so lonely after my first moment.” “It happened in a motel just beside a samgyupsal restaurant in Sinchon.” “I met her at a night club.” These are the stories on one of the most famous web sites in the world; www.myfirsttime.com. This is a site where you can read more than 40,000 first sexual experiences. This site became the inspiration for the play. The play was made based on these stories.
After the site was created in 1998, diverse people all over the world have been anonymously posting stories about their first sexual experiences for more than 10 years. On the site, there are stories of both heterosexual and homosexual love.
  One thing that all the people all over the world have in common is that we all will or had sexual experiences. Everybody has. However, all the people have neglected to talk about them in front of people until recently. Kim Hyun-jin, a freshman in School of Business at Hanyang University, said, “Talking about sex like foreign dramas is still kind of emotionally forbidden in Korea.”
If you are not a virgin, you will have a first experience. Now you can hear about someone else’s first moment in the play. The play catches audiences’ attention with exciting and heartbreaking stories of first sex stories.
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     My First Time Stories
  When you go into the theater, there are four chairs. One performer sits on each of the chairs and they start talking. From the start and until the end, the whole story is developed only by talking. They usually do not talk to each other. They just talk alone.
  The actors talk about stories from the web site. There are scenes that show a grandfather, a priest, a high school student, a married man, a man who stole his friend’s girlfriend and many other’s first sexual experiences.
According to an audience who came to see the play with her boyfriend, Park Hae-jung, “Hundreds of stories made me think about other people’s lives. It is a great opportunity to know other’s stories.”
  The quality of the acting is quite amazing. My First Time is contains no nudity. This means there are no indecent language or actions in the scenes. Therefore, the actors show every story by their acting and speech. Jo Min-chang, Park’s boyfriend, said “I was surprised to see actors’ description skills. When they talked, I thought I was watching a movie. Also, they made to feel that I was really in the place of stories.”
 
“I Will Not Forget You”
  At the end of the play, the lights of the theater go off. The four actors say these things in a random order; “I will not forget my first experience. Thank you.” “I hate you. But I will always remember you.” “You are my sunshine. Please stay with me forever.” “Even though, it was a bad feeling. I will love you.”
  After the lights in the theater go off for a few minutes and when the actors’ words end, the light is still off for a long time. At this time, audiences think. They think about their first sex partner, the special place, the smell, and the entire atmosphere at that moment. One audience member, Kim Jong-chan said, “It was unbelievably touching. The ending was the climax of the play. It made me think about lots of things.” Another audience member, Shin Jung-a, Kim’s girlfriend said, “I was moved to tears at the end of the play. My first moment was the most important time of my life.”

  When you go into the theater, there are four chairs. One performer sits on each of the chairs and they start talking. From the start and until the end, the whole story is developed only by talking. They usually do not talk to each other. They just talk alone. The actors talk about stories from the web site. There are scenes that show a grandfather, a priest, a high school student, a married man, a man who stole his friend’s girlfriend and many other’s first sexual experiences. According to an audience who came to see the play with her boyfriend, Park Hae-jung, “Hundreds of stories made me think about other people’s lives. It is a great opportunity to know other’s stories.”The quality of the acting is quite amazing. My First Time is contains no nudity. This means there are no indecent language or actions in the scenes. Therefore, the actors show every story by their acting and speech. Jo Min-chang, Park’s boyfriend, said “I was surprised to see actors’ description skills. When they talked, I thought I was watching a movie. Also, they made to feel that I was really in the place of stories.”  At the end of the play, the lights of the theater go off. The four actors say these things in a random order; “I will not forget my first experience. Thank you.” “I hate you. But I will always remember you.” “You are my sunshine. Please stay with me forever.” “Even though, it was a bad feeling. I will love you.”After the lights in the theater go off for a few minutes and when the actors’ words end, the light is still off for a long time. At this time, audiences think. They think about their first sex partner, the special place, the smell, and the entire atmosphere at that moment. One audience member, Kim Jong-chan said, “It was unbelievably touching. The ending was the climax of the play. It made me think about lots of things.” Another audience member, Shin Jung-a, Kim’s girlfriend said, “I was moved to tears at the end of the play. My first moment was the most important time of my life.”

“I Love you”
  For 90 minutes, the attention of everyone in the audience was directed at the actors. My First Time was impressive enough to catch people’s interest It is true that the play seems like a porno. However, after watching the play, the impact of the play was amazingly powerful. Most of all, it made people recognize the importance of their first experiences. Many audience members honestly believe people who watch this lovely play will have new feeling towards their first sexual memories and partner. Min Hwa-young, a business woman, said “I am going to recommend this play to my friends and co-workers. I want them to learn how important the first sexual experience is.”
  My First Time, a play which has contains lots of original true stories, is a must-see play. It will be a great opportunity to understand feelings of many people about first sex. As many people around the Korea watch the play, a status of first moment will be respected.
  This play is drawing well. The play realistically explains many stories about experience which are hard for Korean university students to talk about. Interesting topic is the key to success in the play. Therefore, if you want to have a great pleasure and feel things that you have never felt, do not hesitate to watch this play.

Welcometo MyFirstTime.com

If you have had sex, then you probably remember it! So write about your first time on www.myfirsttime.com. Was it passionate and tender, or awkward and clumsy? Chances are, if you have made it this far down the page, there is already a memory or two lurking in the shadows of your mind. So go ahead, indulge yourself. You can probably remember them now; you can probably also remember where you were. If you are lucky, you might even still know them so you can ask for the details you can not remember. Take a trip down memory lane, all we ask is that you write a little as you go. This is your chance to immortalize that special moments you shared together. Record it for all eternity. Who knows, maybe someone can learn from your mistakes!

Cat got your tongue? Maybe you should read a few of the submissions in www.myfirsttime.com to get your thoughts rolling. And of course, you can submit yours anonymously. It is entirely up to you!

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