Former U-KISS member Kevin Woo will soon be making his Broadway debut in the musical Kpop.
Kpop is an original musical about the trials you have to overcome in order to become a K-Pop star. The musical previously started as an off-Broadway show in 2017 but is set to make its on Broadway debut late this year. Preview shows will start on October 13, 2022, and the official opening of the show is scheduled for November 20, 2022.
The cast includes f(x)‘s Luna, Miss A‘s Min, and SPICA‘s Bohyung.
Although this will be Kevin Woo’s Broadway debut, he has starred in many musicals in Korea. He made his musical theater debut in On Air Live and has also been a part of Summer Snow, On Air – Night Flight, Maybe Happy Ending, and Altar Boyz.
Kevin Woo recently posted an update to Instagram, expressing his excitement at being cast for the upcoming Broadway musical. Sharing that performing on Broadway has been a lifelong dream and that he is especially proud to represent the AAPI (Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) community.
IT’S OFFICIAL! I’m immensely proud to announce that I will be making my Broadway debut with ‘KPOP’ A New Musical coming THIS FALL.
Performing on Broadway has been a lifelong dream of mine and I can’t believe it has finally come true. I feel greatly privileged to be working alongside a phenomenal cast and an incredible team of producers and creatives who made this show come alive.
‘KPOP’ will be making history as the first musical on Broadway EVER about Korean culture and K-pop. Especially in times like this, I’m extremely proud and honored to represent the AAPI community on such a big stage.
Fusing the vibrant, eccentric, and globally praised genre of K-pop with the powerful storytelling of a Broadway musical, we’re all so thrilled for the whole world to come and witness this AMAZING show so spread the word!!!
KPOP will begin previews on Thursday, October 13, at Broadway’s Circle in the Square Theatre, with an opening night of Sunday, November 20.
Tickets are NOW ON SALE! (Link in BIO)
CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU ALL ON BROADWAY THIS FALL!
You can read more about the musical Kpop here.