Han Chae Young’s offbeat theatrical debut
by | December 3, 2007 | 4 Comments

Starting on December 7 and running through March 2, 2008, actress (and Korea’s “Barbie Doll” — for her tall, shapely proportions) Han Chae Young begins her performance in the play Inept People [서툰사람들] (alternate translations: “Awkward People,” “Clumsy People”). The play marks Han Chae Young’s debut theatrical role and kicks off the upcoming wave of heated theatrical competition. (Also performing in upcoming plays: high-profile stars Go Soo, Yoo Ji Tae, Hwang Jung Min.)


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The play was written by its director, Jang Jin, when he was 23 years old and in military service, and tells the story of a lovable but awkward-in-love middle school teacher, Yoo Hwa-yi (Han Chae Young). She’s accosted in her apartment by the simple and bumbling robber Jang Deok Bae (Jang Young Nam) — and what follows is a witty, bizarre night of reversals. The director debuted three years ago to much acclaim, and his theatrical return comes with high expectations.

As for the other stars: Go Soo’s theater debut comes in the play The Return of President Eom; Hwang Jung Min takes the stage with College of Laughs, and Yoo Ji Tae actually directs and acts in his own play, Six of Six.


Source: Newsen

4 Comments from the Beanut Gallery
  1. breezy

    its a very interesting and smart choice to branch out into theather… i don’t how popular it is in Korea, but i think she will gain more credibility …theather is a different world, you actually … i watched her latest movie and wow she was good in it…mind blowing… just sad that i won’t be able to see it , being a fan and all…sniff sniff

  2. Jo

    Theater is greatly enjoyed in korea, its pretty popular I guess….

  3. haezi

    i love jang jin and most of the works he has been involved in on screen (especially “righteous ties”). too bad i’m stuck in the states during this run. it’s awesome that the beautiful han chae young is branching into more diverse forms of art.

  4. hellaakon

    I’ve always wondered how drama stars do in theatrical productions…hmmm.

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