The upcoming Broadway manufacturing of KPOP, a brand new musical in regards to the world phenomenon, will characteristic real-life Okay-pop stars BoHyung, Min and Kevin Woo along with the beforehand introduced Luna.
The whole forged for the present was introduced in the present day by producers Tim Forbes and Joey Parnes. KPOP begins previews at Broadway’s Circle within the Sq. Theatre on on Thursday, Oct. 13, with an official opening on Sunday, Nov. 20.
Along with Luna, within the starring function of MwE, the forged will characteristic Julia Abueva, BoHyung (previously of SPICA and half of the duo KEEMBO), Main Curda, Jinwoo Jung, Jiho Kang, Amy Keum, James Kho, Marina Kondo, Eddy Lee, Joshua Lee, Jully Lee, Lina Rose Lee, Timothy H. Lee, Abraham Lim, Min (previously of Miss A), Kate Mina Lin, Aubie Merrylees, Patrick Park, Zachary Noah Piser, Kevin Woo (previously of U-KISS), and John Yi.
The present’s synopsis: “As world superstars put all the things on the road for a particular one-night-only live performance, they face struggles each cultural and private that threaten to dismantle one of many business’s hottest labels. Starring a forged of Okay-pop and musical theater stars, KPOP is a multimedia expertise that explores the relentless self-discipline, uncooked expertise, and business ambition behind the worldwide sensation.”
An earlier model of the musical, produced by Ars Nova in affiliation with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, performed to sold-out crowds Off Broadway in 2017. The upcoming staging will embody the Broadway debuts of 19 forged members.
KPOP includes a e-book by Jason Kim and music, lyrics, music manufacturing and preparations by Helen Park; and music and lyrics by Max Vernon. Course is by Teddy Bergman with choreography by Jennifer Weber and Music Course by Sujin Kim-Ramsey. Scenic Design is by Gabriel Hainer Evansohn, Costume Design is by Clint Ramos & Sophia Choi, Lighting Design is by Jiyoun Chang, Sound Design is by Peter Fitzgerald & Andrew Keister, Projection Design is by Peter Nigrini, Hair & Wig Design is by Mia M. Neal, Make-up Design is by Joe Dulude II & Suki Tsujimoto.