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Posted by Germaine-Jay Friday, May 14, 2021

EXO's Xiumin officially cast in 'Hadestown' musical

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EXO's Xiumin has been cast in the musical 'Hadestown'.

Xiumin will be taking on the role of Orpheus, who's the son of a human and a Muse gifted with musical powers, alongside Park Kang Hyun and Jo Hyung GyunChoi Jae Rim and Kang Hong Suk have been cast as Hermes, Kim Sun Young and Park Hye Na will be playing Persephone, Kim Hwan Hee and Kim Soo Ha have been cast as Eurydice, and Ji Hyun JoonYang Joon Mo, and Kim Woo Hyung will be playing god of the underworld Hades.

The musical is a reinterpretation of the ancient Greek myth about Orpheus, who goes to the underworld to rescue his fiancee Eurydice, and it's an adaptation of singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell's concept album 'Hadestown'. The 'Hadestown' musical is set during the Great Depression, and since its American premiere in March of 2019, it's won 8 Tony Awards. 

'Hadestown' is premiering this August at the LG Art Center in Gangnam, Seoul. 

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kokko777
kokko7771,038 pts Friday, May 14, 2021 0
Friday, May 14, 2021

Hadestown is so good, I envy anyone who will be able to see this version...

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amultitudeof
amultitudeof292 pts Friday, May 14, 2021 0
Friday, May 14, 2021

oh my god his wait for me and chants and epics are gonna be so good holy shit i cannot wait for him as orpheus


his wait for me reprise with whoever his eurydice is will be cool, i think he'll carry those harmonies well and oh my god i'm just so pumped for this

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