Musical <Dracula>, one of the most-anticipated show of the performing arts field in the second half of this year was unveiled. The Broadway musical ‘Dracula,’ which is based on Irish writer Bram Storker’s novel, opened on the 17th and is meeting with the audience.
On the 22nd, a press preview was held at the Opera Theater of Seoul Arts Center. Including producer Shin Chunsoo, the performing actors such as Ryu Junghan, Kim Junsu, Jo Jungeun, Jung Sunah, Yang Junmo, Kai, Jo Ganghyun, Lee Jeehye, etc. attended the press preview, and explained the show and played the main scenes.
During the Q & A session after playing the highlight of the performance, there was a scene that caught people’s eyes. Praises from staffs’ and fellow actors’ showered upon Kim Junsu who played ‘Count Dracula.’ An assortment of ‘special praises’ continued from producer Shin Chunsoo, as well as senior actors such as Ryu Junghan, Jo Jungeun, Jung Sunah, etc. Their comments were different from general empty compliments made in public. It showed how much recognition Kim Junsu achieved through musical <Dracula> at one glance.
“This is the first time for me to work with Kim Junsu and I thought how attractive ‘Dracula’ can be on his stage,” said producer Shin Chunsoo. “Kim Junsu is more hard-working than anyone else when practicing or performing, He’s young but contributed a lot [to the musical] with a wide understanding of the character and the show.”
Ryu Junghan, the double-casted actor, said “The audience knows how well Kim Junsu is performing so there is no need to explain it one by one,” and gave him the thumbs-up, calling him the “best actor.”
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