Korean version of musical Les Miserables heats up stage 2013/06/15, Source,
Les Misérables fever has beaten the earlier-than-expected summer heat in Korea. Based on the 19th-century novel by Victor Hugo, the work is so popular in Korea that book lovers here prefer to call it Jean Valjean, the name of the main character. The musical movie version of the novel was released last year and attracted around six million viewers in Korea. Now the Korean stage rendition is heating up theaters in the country,...More
'Les Miserables' comes to Korea, at last 2012/08/25, Source, Jeong Seong-hwa, left, who is billed to play the role of Jean Valjean in the premiere of "Les Miserables" in Korea, poses during a press conference at Shinsegae Department Store in central Seoul, Monday. Cho Jung-eun, center, will play Fantine and Moon Jong-won will perform Javert in the much-anticipated Korean production. / Courtesy of KCMI
Jeong Seong-hwa to play Valjean With plans to raise the curtain in November, "Les Miserables" unveiled its Korean cast Monday. There have been a few productions before, but it is the first-ever licensed Korean version of the legendary musical,...More
Seoul Musical Festival celebrates homegrown shows 2012/08/18, Source, Actors perform in a scene of "The Goddess Is Watching" on Wednesday. / Courtesy of Seoul Musical Festival
The Seoul Musical Festival (SMF), Korea's first-ever for musical theater people, wrapped up the eight-day event with a gala performance, Monday.
Held at various venues of Chungmu Art Hall in central Seoul, the festival began on Aug. 6 with a variety of exhibits and lectures. The "Korean Musical History" exhibition is taking place on the first floor at Chungmu Gallery. Featuring selected costumes and photographs of homegrown works from famous "The Last Empress" to recent "Moby Dick", it runs through Aug. 19,...More
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