Known as Korea’s Robin Hood, Honggildong (Hong Gil-dong) is a mythical hero during the Joseon dynasty and appears as the main protagonist in Heo Gyun’s 500-year old novel, ‘Tale of Honggildong’. The novel has already inspired a movie and TV series and is now taking form as a musical.
The musical will have grittier characters and fantastic stage setting, focusing more on the dramatic elements to the story. Popular Korean teen idol group, Super Junior’s Ye-seong and Seong-min, will take the role of Hong Gil-dong for this production.
The musical was produced by Seoul Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Kim Seung-won, and will be playing at the Woori Art Hall from February 18th to April 18th.
Place: Woori Art Hall, Olympic Park
Date: 2010. 2. 18 (Thu) ~ 2010. 4. 18 (Sun)
Time: 20:00 (Tue, Thu) / 16:00, 20:00 (Wed, Fri) / 14:00, 18:00 (Sat, Sun)
Price: VIP 120,000 won / R 80,000 won / S 60,000 won / A 40,000 won / B 27,000 won
Inquiries: www.wooriarthall.or.kr / 02-523-3935
28 February 2010
Super Junior Ye-seong and Seong-min in Korean Musical Honggildong
Korean Musical Honggildong, with Super Junior members Ye-seong and Seong-min and two other actors taking turns to play the lead role of Honggildong, debut 18 Feb 2010 and runs till 18 April 2010 at Woori Art Hall, Olympic Park.