KPOP, the Broadway musical celebrating the worldwide musical phenomenon, is delaying its official press opening by every week as a result of COVID among the many principal solid.
Critics initially had been invited to attend press performances this week, however have been requested to reschedule for Thanksgiving weekend as a substitute. The official opening night time on the Circle within the Sq. Theatre will now be Sunday, Nov. 27, though numerous festivities initially slated for the earlier Nov. 20 opening will go on as deliberate.
In response to a spokesperson for the present, a precept solid member of the musical, who was not recognized, will likely be out of the present this weekend. KPOP has repeatedly missed some performances in current weeks.
KPOP, in line with the official synopsis, “is the story of world superstars placing every thing on the road for a particular one-night solely live performance, when one singer’s interior battle threatens to dismantle one of many greatest labels within the business. Pulsing with infectious beats, electrifying choreography, and breathtaking pleasure, KPOP is an all-consuming multimedia expertise that explores the relentless self-discipline, uncooked expertise, and business ambition behind the heart-thumping worldwide phenomenon.”
The musical contains a e book by Jason Kim with music and lyrics by Helen Park and Max Vernon. The solid consists of Luna, Julia Abueva, BoHyung, Main Curda, Jinwoo Jung, Jiho Kang, Amy Keum, James Kho, Marina Kondo, Eddy Lee, Joshua Lee, Jully Lee, Lina Rose Lee, Timothy H. Lee, Abraham Lim, Kate Mina Lin, Aubie Merrylees, Min, Patrick Park, Zachary Noah Piser, Kevin Woo and John Yi.
KPOP, directed by Teddy Bergman and choreographed by Jennifer Weber, is produced on Broadway by Tim Forbes and Joey Parnes.