Behind stage, artist melds make-believe, reality 2013/05/11, Source,
Stage artist Park Dong-woo at his studio in Seocho-dong, southern Seoul.
In theater, there are works that remain memorable forever due to the sets rather than the performance. For example, the slanted revolving stages that told the tragic fates within the Joseon Dynasty in the musical "Empress Myeongseong". Then there's the visual progression of a projection of a train turning into the real deal in "Hero", and the transformation of a stonewall pavement to sheet music in "Gwanghwamun Sonata",...More
Folk legend inspires musical tracks 2013/03/02, Source,
The cast and production staff promote "The Days", a musical with songs inspired by works of legendary Korean folk singer Kim Kwang-seok, at a press conference at Daehagno's Musical Center on Feb. 14.[NEWSIS]
Although legendary Korean folk singer Kim Kwang-seok ended his own life in 1996, his songs have ingrained themselves into the fabric of the culture. His clear, sorrowful vocals can move even non-Koreans to tears. For Koreans, who understand not only the lyrics but also the era, his music transports them back to the 1980s and '90s, a time of great change for the country,...More
Kim Jeong-hwa comes back with a musical 2013/02/06, Source,
Actress Kim Jeong-hwa who presented inspiration with "Hello Agens!" an emotional essay, is coming back in April with a musical.
According to Kim's agency, "She has been cast in the jukebox musical "The Days" by Jang Yoo-jeong, the song writer for Kim Gwang-seok's songs and "Brave Brothers". This musical is about the mysterious disappearance of the president's daughter and security guard which happened 20 years ago. The late Kim Gwang-seok's songs will be sung here and Kim Jeong-hwa takes on the role of the interpreter who disappeared 20 years ago,...More
[User Review] Finding Mr. Destiny 2011/11/12, Source,
Did I say I love colors in Korean movies? I do. "Finding Mr. Destiny" has similar color palette to that of "Antique", but without such cold blue hues as the latter. The literal title is "Finding Mr. Kim Jongwuk" (김종욱 찾기) and basically it's about it. But it would be very hard to describe this movie in one sentence.
This movie was based on the musical play under the same title and done by the same director Jang Yoo-jeong. After the musical, she directed the movie as well. Perhaps this is why little me was happy seeing musical performance inside the movie, ohohoho!,...More
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