Good news for those in Korea, and total envy for the rest of us not there and don’t have a plane ticket in hand for the near future. Musical theater is robust in Korea and one of the stage’s most charismatic and talented leading men is none other than Jo Seung Woo. His singing and acting is almost without par among his generation and most of the time in his film and television career it barely taps into it. Occasionally he sing onscreen but it is a pale facsimile of his robust soul-soaring performances belting his heart out on stage.
The upcoming 2015 calendar year marks the 10th anniversary of Korean tour of the stage musical Jekyll and Hyde, which starred Jo Seung Woo as the titular split personality doctor during the first fun in 2005. For the 10 year anniversary Jo Seung Woo will be returning for a 5 month long run starting this December through April of 2015. That also means no dramas for the near term so no more healing from the trauma of the God’s Gift: 14 Days ending yet. It’s funny that the stage Jekyll and Hyde is getting big splashy publicity at the same time that K-drama is gearing up for its own take on the classic with Hyun Bin.
Jo Seung Woo “This is the Moment” from Jekyll and Hyde 2005:
Aww you just reminded me again about what I will be missing bec I live so far away from Korea. Just last night I was browsing thru interpark just to checkout the shows in Korea recently. I zeroed in on this musical bec of Jo Seung Woo, Gong Hyo Jin’s play and Yoo Hee Yeol’s concert in April.
Also sad to be missing Nell’s christmas concert and Urban Zakapa’s New Year concert. Maybe I should plan to go to Korea during the holiday season next time…
please, return my Dong Chan… #sob
Waaah! Why even tell us this when we can’t see him for ourselves? I’m so sad now. I should just move to Korea or something.
Ki Dong Chan ♡
Wow. He sure has some pipes! That video was awesome!
This man is the very definition of talent. He is so well-rounded and amazing.
Apparently he’s the highest paid musical theater performer. Not surprised.
Jo Seung Woo, how I wish I live in S. Korean so I can attend to every musical show you are in.
I second that emotion.
The perfect opportunity to link (again) to this vid. Not Jekyll & Hyde but Hedwig.
What I would give to see this man perform. LOVE hinm. But even he couldn’t make me watch God’s Gift…
Would love to see him perform one day. So talented.