[KDrama – The Musical] An Introduction and Preview

On September 2, 2011, SBS will break its string of romantic, comedy, action and sageuk dramas by airing a musical drama appropriately entitled The Musical starring the multifaceted Koo Hye Sun, my OBT (Other Boy Toy) Daniel Choi, Ock Joo Hyun, Park Ki Woong, Park Kyung Rim and Ki Eun Se. It is described as a musical drama that would depict the lives, dreams and romantic side of musical actors.

I am just so happy to see Daniel Choi on the small screen again and I am seeing glimpses of his character in Baby-Faced Beauty injected in his role in the musical. My Friday nights will never be the same again. Below are the synopsis, character description and video preview of the musical for you to check out. Here it is:

Title: 더 뮤지컬 / The Musical
Chinese Title: 音乐剧
Genre: Musical
Episodes: 16
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2011-Sep-02 to 2011-Dec-16
Air time: Friday 22:00

SYNOPSIS

Musical drama about the dreams and love of musical actors.

Koo Hye Sun, Daniel Choi, and Ock Joo Hyun form the love triangle at the center of The Musical, which follows the lives and dreams of aspiring musical stars.

MAIN CAST

Koo Hye Sun as Go Eun Bi

Go Eun Bi is a medical student who dreams of becoming a musical actress. She takes a leave from medical school and tries her luck with performing on a musical. She holds the record for the most number of failed auditions with a total of 80 because she simply didn’t have the correct pitch and vocal power needed in female actresses. Then she hears of an audition for a male part in a musical and decides to dress as a man.

Choi Daniel as Hong Jae Yi

A passionate and genius composer who has a cold exterior. He’ll get involved in a love triangle along with Go Eun Bi and Bae Gang Hee.

Park Ki Woong as Yoo Jin

A musical diva with a pride of a queen.

Ock Joo Hyun as Bae Gang Hee

A cool-headed musical produce who will complicate Eun Bi and Hong Jae Yi’s romance.

Ki Eun Se (기은세) as Seo Ra Kyung

A professional woman who protects her love for Yoo Jin against Eun Bi.

Park Kyung Rim as Sa Bok Ja

Go Eun Bi’s friend who helps her character as she realizes her dream as a musical actress.

OTHER CAST

Kim Hyun Sung as Han Sang Won
Oh Jung Se as Goo Jak
Kim Yong Min (김용민) as Joon Hyuk
Kim In Seo as Sang Mi
Lee Do Kyung as Eun Bi’s father
Jung Young Sook as Yang Soon Yi
Kang Ji Hoo as Hyun Kwang Seo
Cha Kwang Soo as Yoo Jin Young
Ahn Yeo Jin as Sun Hee
Park Geun Hyung as President Yoo
Jo Won Hee (조원희)
Lee Ji Hyung (이지형) as Yoo Jae Joon
Kim Jin Ho (김진호) as President Seo
Choo So Young
Jung Tae (정태)

PRODUCTION CREDITS

Director: Kim Kyung Yong (김경용)
Screenwriter: Kim Hee Jae

VIDEO TEASER #1

VIDEO TEASER #2

VIDEO TEASER #3

[Synopsis, character description and photos sources: koreandrama.org, The Musical SBS official website and The Musical Soompi Thread/Video source: mayries05 via YouTube]

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