Last September, musical ‘Dracula’ relayed news of its revival in 2 years. It held large-scaled auditions and has come out with its full-blown casting, amid explosive interests.
OD Company said, “We have decided on the powerful casting line-up to express the characters in the play with the most attraction,” and raised anticipation toward the work.
Presenting the first deep impression of 2016, in the role of musical ‘Dracula’’s leading character ‘Dracula’ and boasting the best ticket power in the Republic of Korea with overwhelming talent, Kim Junsu was confirmed. Also, together with him since the premiere of ‘Dracula’, Park Eun-seok is expected to present a fantastic stage for audience members once again, joining as a double cast. Lim Hye-young will be in the role of ‘Mina Murray’, the woman who Dracula loves for 400 years. Kang Hong-seok, who is receiving the most warm interests in 2015, will be in the role of ‘Van Helsing’ who chases after Dracula. Furthermore, Jin Tae-hwa will stick out his challenge in a musical for the first time, in the role of ‘Jonathan Harker’ who shows ardent love as Mina’s fiance. Lee Ye-eun will be in the role of ‘Lucy Westenra’ who will show everyone twofold charms between good and evil, as as Mina’s friend.
In addition, the work has gained a lot of popularity with the perfect, fervent performances of top domestic actors Ryu Jung-han, Kim Junsu, Jo Jung-eun, Jung Sun-ah and others. On this, it recorded the No.1 spot every time there was a ticket open and showed off amount of overwhelming ticket sales, like achieving a 92% in the share of seats in Seoul Arts Center’s Opera House; and rose up as the greatest most-talked-about production of 2014.
Returning again with a stronger casting, musical ‘Dracula’ will open at the Grand Theater of Sejong Center for the Performing Arts from January 23 to February 9, 2016. It has its 1st round of ticket open ahead, on December 9.
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