′Death Note′ The Musical Unveils JYJ′s Kim Junsu and More in Korean Cast
The popular Japanese manga Death Note will be brought to life on the musical stage in Korea.
On April 6, Death Note the musical unveiled its impressive list of stars for the Korea rendition.
The cast includes JYJ′s Kim Junsu and Hong Kwang Ho, who will take on the characters, L and Light respectively, while Jung Seo Ah and Park Hye Na will each act as Misa and Rem. Rising musical actor of 2015, Kang Hong Seok has been cast as Ryuk.
Death Note was created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. The series was first publised in the Japanese manga magazine, Weekly Shonen Jump in 2003.
The musical was produced by leading Japanese entertainment company, Horipro Inc, with Kuriyama Tamiyaga, the art director of the New National Theater Tokyo, directing.
The musical score was created by Frank Wildhorn of Jekyll and Hyde and The Count of Monte Cristo. The song lyrics were written by Jack Murphy of The Count of Monte Cristo and Carmen while Ivan Menchell, who wrote, Bonnie and Clyde, penned the script.
The Korean version of Death Note will run between June 11 and August 11 at the Seongnam Arts Center Opera House.
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