Pimpernel Premiere in South Korea
CJ Entertainment & Media presented the Korean premiere production of The Scarlet Pimpernel this
summer. The show began previews on 2 July, officially opened on 6 July and ran through 8 September at
LG Arts Center in Seoul.
The cast included Han Ji-Sang, Park Gun-Hyung and Park Kwang-Hyun as Percy; Kim Sun-Young and Choi Sung-Hee(Sea) as
Marguerite; and Yang Jun-Mo and Enoch as Chauvelin. The show was directed by David Swan. More details and video links
can be found on the Pimpernel website
and the Korean production site.
New Backing Tracks from Pimpernel Available
A new recording of piano backing tracks was recently released, featuring songs from Frank Wildhorn's musicals. This includes
"Falcon in the Dive", "Where's the Girl?" and "Only Love" along with selections from Jekyll & Hyde, The Civil War, Dracula,
The Count of Monte Cristo and others. The album is available for purchase at
Rudolf Premiere in South Korea
Rudolf also recently premiered in South Korea, presented by EMK Musical Company at Chungmu Art Hall in Seoul
from 10 November 2012 through 27 January 2013. The staging was directed by Robert Johanson. The cast included Ahn
Jae-wook, Im Tae-kyung and Park Eun-tae alternating as Rudolf, Oak Joo-hyun, Choi Yu-ha and Kim Bo-kyung as Mary Vetsera,
Min Young-ki and Jo Hwee as Taaffe, Park Chul-ho and Ryu Chang-woo as Franz Joseph, Shin Young-sook and Han Ji-yeon as
Marie Larisch and Oh Jin-young as Stephanie.
This press rehearsal video includes clips from
"Pretty Little War", "Tra-La-La", "Master of the Strings" and "Only Love".
More information is available on the Korean production website.
New "Question & Answer" Posted
Read our latest Question & Answer, where
Nan offers some advice on how to get started in the musical theatre industry.
More Details and Updates...
Han Ji-Sang and Choi Sung-Hee perform "You Are My Home"