Posted by tyger112,970 pts Monday, April 4, 2022

Former Miss A, U-KISS, and SPICA members join f(x)'s Luna in the Broadway show 'KPOP'

Former Miss A, U-KISS, and SPICA members join f(x)'s Luna in the Broadway show 'KPOP.'

According to Deadline:

Producers Tim Forbes and Joey Parnes announced additional casting today, adding to the previously announced main star Luna of f(x), noting that the K-pop backgrounds of some of the show’s performers: Bo Hyung Kim is formerly of SPICA and half of the duo KEEMBO, Min Young Lee (Min) is formerly of Miss A, and Kevin Woo is formerly of U-KISS. Apart from their group activities, each of those performers have launched successful solo careers, and they're releasing new music.

"KPOP will be the first musical on Broadway about Korean culture and the popularity of the K-pop musical genre. Sixteen members of the company will be making their Broadway debuts... Additional casting for the upcoming Broadway premiere of KPOP, the new musical about the global K-pop phenomenon, was announced by producers today, with Julia Abueva, Will Brill, Major Curda, Joomin Hwang, Jinwoo Jung, Jiho Kang, Amy Keum, James Kho, Bo Hyung Kim, Eddy Lee, Jully Lee, Min Young Lee, Timothy H. Lee, Abraham Lim, Kate Mina Lin, Aubie Merrylees, Patrick Park, Kevin Woo, and John Yi joining the previously announced star Luna in the production.

KPOP will begin previews on Thursday, October 13, at Broadway’s Circle in the Square Theatre, with an opening night of Sunday, November 20."
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  3. Bohyung
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laboumparty191 pts Monday, April 4, 2022 1
Monday, April 4, 2022

It's going to be really cool to see all these classic 2nd gen artists on stage together. I can only imagine how Boa and Luna's voices would sound together, absolutely other-worldly.

Speaking of Boa, it's great to see her name in the news. Keembo has been radio silent for nearly a year now and I'm glad she's active again.

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rickkelly996 pts Monday, April 18, 2022 0
Monday, April 18, 2022

This cast is loaded with talent. It's possible to get a stage performance with a large screen in the background showing subtitles. With this technology it would be possible to bring this musical to an international audience. While that isn't likely, it is also possible to have a video of the performance, and provide subtitles with that. Basically I'm saying that I'd like to see this performance, but I'll need subtitles.

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