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K-pop Stars Break Out of Glossy Idol Image with Musical Roles

K-pop Stars Break Out of Glossy Idol Image with Musical Roles

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — At the height of his K-pop career this week, Hwang Min-hyun, a member of five-piece boy band NU’EST, launched a new show business career which his fans scarcely expected. The 24-year-old Hwang appeared to his fans in his first acting role in the famous musical, “Marie Antoinette,” as the [...]

Fans of Musicals See Performances Multiple Times, Study Shows

Fans of Musicals See Performances Multiple Times, Study Shows

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — People who watch the same show multiple times, also known as “revolving-door spectators”, were found to account for as much as 6 percent of ticket reservations for musicals in South Korea. Interpark Corp., a major ticket reservation website, said that more than 38,000 customers reserved tickets for the same [...]

‘Every Show’s a First Today!’: Experimental Musical Lets Audience Decide Performers and Songs On The Spot

‘Every Show’s a First Today!’: Experimental Musical Lets Audience Decide Performers and Songs On The Spot

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The new South Korean musical “Every Show’s A First Today!” is about to completely change the dynamics between musical theatre actors and the audience. The self-explanatory show will see the performers improvise depending on what the audience wants to see when it kicks off in mid-April. Every show over the [...]