Korean Theater/Musicals

I know most of us can't go in person to Seoul, Korea (curses, airfare!), and watch theater or musical shows in person, but sometimes our favorite actors and celebrities like to do stage performances, and sometimes we cover them.
Archive for the ‘Theater/Musicals’ Category

The Force is strong with Danny Ahn
by | May 2, 2008 | 6 Comments
  Ex-G.O.D. member and actor Danny Ahn acts in an open dress rehearsal for his leading role in the upcoming play Rashomon (great project to pick, yeah?). Seoul, May 2, Daehakro, Uri Theater. Also starring well-known musical actor Lee Geon Myeong, Rashomon runs from May 9 through June 29. No tags for this post.... More »

Tim: What would Jesus do?
by | April 22, 2008 | 21 Comments
Tim, the man with the smooth velvety singing voice, is taking to the stage — as an actor. Perhaps in keeping with his well-known strong Christian faith, his role is in the musical Jesus Jesus (which, as far as I know, is not the same as Jesus Christ Superstar), and he takes on the titular... More »

Big Bang’s Seung Ri, shy with the ladies
by | April 13, 2008 | 16 Comments
Pop idol Seung Ri is less Big Bang and more Big Bang Theory (CBS) — “reading” his book upside-down here — in his lead role in the just-opened musical Sonagi (Shower). Seoul, April 10, 2pm, Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, M Theatre. Performance runs through May 5. More musical info here. Tags: Big Bang,... More »

Honey Lee’s acting debut
by | February 25, 2008 | 38 Comments
Former Miss Korea Lee Ha-nui, otherwise known as Honey Lee, has been busy acting as a television broadcast MC and as a model for various CFs and clothing brands ever since she placed in the finals for last year’s Miss Universe pageant. And now she’s branching out into acting, preparing for her debut — in... More »

Anticipating Go Soo’s comeback
by | February 8, 2008 | 16 Comments
Actor Go Soo won’t be discharged from the military for a couple months yet, but already people are looking to his comeback — and while most other actors choose to drum up press and make their triumphant returns to celebrity in high-profile films or dramas, Go Soo’s return will be, unusually enough, in theater. Or... More »

The premiere of “Awkward People”
by | December 7, 2007 | 20 Comments
Actress Han Chae Young debuted onstage in her first theater performance today (Dec. 7; the play runs through next March) in acclaimed director Jang Jin’s “Awkward People,” (read more about the play here). The play is reported to show a delightful, warm sense of humor and quirky dialogue between the two characters — a bungling... More »

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... More »

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