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Hong Kwang-ho (홍광호)

Male - 1982/04/06

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  • Hong Kwang-ho First Korean to Step into Major West End Role

    2014/02/02, Source,
    Musical actor Hong Kwang-ho has been cast as Thuy in the West End production of "Miss Saigon". He is the first Korean to land a major role in London's equivalent of Broadway. Cameron Mackintosh Inc, the producer of "Miss Saigon" in the U.K., recently announced that Hong will play Thuy for the new production, which will return to the West End for the musical's 25th anniversary year at the Prince Edward Theatre on May 3,...More
  • Musical as next 'hallyu'

    2012/09/19, Source,
    A Korean production of the Czech musical "Jack the Ripper" in Tokyo, Sunday, was well received by the audience. / Courtesy of M Musical Company By Kwon Mee-yoo A Korean production of musical "Jack the Ripper", successfully opened at the Aoyama Theater in Tokyo, Sunday. Despite the high price of 9,500-16,000 yen ($120-$200) a ticket, the first night starring Sungmin of Super Junior was sold out and some 1,200 audience members gave it a standing ovation. The show, revolving around a serial murder case in London in 1888, is originally a Czech musical, but Japan wanted to stage the Korean adaption. The Korean rendition has new characters and choreography, adding more of a spectacle to the show. "Hallyu", or Korean wave, stars such as Ahn Jae-wook and Sungmin attracted more than 40,000 foreigners to the show here following its Korean premiere in 2009,...More
  • Kim Jeong-eun gets the goose bumps watching Hwang Jeong-min

    2012/07/18, Source,
    Actress Kim Jeong-eun revealed that she got goose bums watching actor Hwang Jeong-min. She posted on her Twitter on the 18th, "I am watching Hwang Jeong-min's "Man of La Mancha"! It's break time now. I have the goose bumps. I recommend you watch it",...More
  • Hwang Jeong-min to play Don Quixote in musical

    2012/04/16, Source,
    A scene from the musical "Man of La Mancha", which has cast Hwang Jeong-min as Don Quixote / Courtesy of OD Musical Company Hwang Jeong-min will return to the stage in the role of Don Quixote in the musical "Man of La Mancha" from June, at the Charlotte Theater in southern Seoul,...More
  • Jo joins 'Doctor Zhivago'

    2012/01/17, Source,
    By Kwon Mee-yoo Top actor Jo Seung-woo will join the new musical "Doctor Zhivago" as a male lead. Initially, model-turned-actor Joo Ji-hoon was cast for the role of Russian doctor Yuri Zhivago whose life is shaken by the Russian Revolution and Civil War in the early 20th century. However, he quit the position due to problems with his vocal chords, forcing OD Musical Company, the production firm, to look for a replacement two weeks before the opening. "People might see me as a relief pitcher or replacement, but for now Yuri Zhivago is my role", Jo said at a press conference,...More
  • Jo Seung-woo Fills Gap in 'Dr. Zhivago' Musical

    2012/01/16, Source,
    Jo Seung-woo will join the cast of the musical "Dr. Zhivago", the actor revealed after the final performance of his recent musical "Zoro" on Sunday. Earlier last week, Joo Ji-hoon, who was to star in the musical set in early 20th century Russia, pulled out due to problems with his vocal chords,...More
  • Jo Seung-woo to join "Doctor Zhivago" after "Zorro"

    2012/01/15, Source,
    Actor Jo Seung-woo, who has finished the musical "Zorro", will be playing the leading role of Yuri Zhivago in the musical "Doctor Zhivago". He revealed this on January 15th at Blue Square in Seoul, "I am leaving for Russia tomorrow. I will bring the whole of Russia when I come back",...More
  • Joo Ji-hoon Pulls Out of Dr. Zhivago Musical

    2012/01/11, Source,
    Actor Joo Ji-hoon, who was to star in the musical "Dr. Zhivago", has pulled out just two weeks before the grand opening on Jan. 27 due to problems with his vocal chords. "It's obviously disappointing because Joo has worked very hard for the musical and he became quite attached to the project as it was his first work since he concluded his [mandatory] military service", said the actor's agent,...More
  • Actor Joo Ji-hoon quits musical 'Doctor Zhivago'

    2012/01/10, Source,
    By Noh Hyun-gi Actor Joo Ji-hoon has decided not to star in the musical "Doctor Zhivago", a work that was to be his comeback stage after some two year absence from the entertainment business. Joo's agency said that the actor has damaged his vocal chords and that doctors have recommended that he stop practicing for the show that will go on stage at Charlotte Theater on Jan. 27,...More
  • What's up musicals?

    2012/01/07, Source,
    Few personal words first. I've been watching movies for well over 20 years now, and I believe I watched my first musical around the same time. I don't remember what it was. One thing I do remember is that I've been always enamored by musicals – be it as a movie or performed on the stage. It does not matter. Korea is abundant with stage musicals, according to Won Jong-Won who wrote an article in "Koreana", there is around 180 musicals staged annually without those for children. This is probably more than the amount of movies made in my country per year,...More
  • Raising curtain to abundant year in musicals

    2012/01/02, Source,
    (Above picture:A scene from the Broadway hit "Wicked", which will come to Korea in May / Courtesy of Andrew Ritchie) The year 2012 is going to be full of musical joy as a long list of touring, licensed and homegrown musical productions - from the longest-running musical in the world to a theater version of Korean wave drama - wait to be staged. Touring productions coming to Korea One of the musicals receiving the highest expectations for 2012 is "Wicked", which will come to Blue Square in Hannam-dong from May to October. The Broadway extravaganza explores what happened before Dorothy entered the Land of Oz and the relationships between the Wicked Witch of the West, Glinda the Good and the Wizard of Oz,...More
  • Japan wins Grand Prize at Seoul Int'l Drama Awards

    2010/09/13, Source,
    Poster of Japanese series "Shoe-Shine Boy" [TV Tokyo] Japanese TV series "Shoe-Shine Boy" won the grand prize award at the fifth annual Seoul International Drama held last week, beating out over 170 works from a total 43 different countries. "Shoe-Shine Boy", based on a novel about the life of a shoe shiner during the aftermath of World War II, began its run in Japan on TV Tokyo in 2009,...More
  • 'Phantom' heroes reunite for final gala concert

    2010/09/01, Source,
    By Chung Ah-young

    After a successful year-long run, one of the world's most beloved musicals, Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera", will come to an end on Sept. 11. To celebrate its gra,...
  • 'Dreamgirls' Sweeps Korea Musical Awards
    2009/10/27, Source,
    By Chung Ah-young
    Staff Reporter

    The musical "Dreamgirls" won six awards at the 15th Korea Musical Awards held at KBS Hall in Seoul, Monday night.

    The musical won in six categories ― Best Foreign Musical, Best Actress, Best Producer, Best Set Design, Best Stage Technician and Best Orche,...
  • Next Hallyu in Musicals?
    2009/03/27, Source,
    Japanese Tourists Flock to Musical Theaters

    By Chung Ah-young
    Staff Reporter

    The Japanese yen's surge against the Korean won is driving a welcome resurgence in Japanese spending here, helping the Korean tourism industry.

    The strong yen not only contributes to local tourism but also the mus,...

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