Actress Kim Yoo Jung and Kim Sung Cheol will lead the theater play “Shakespeare in Love” alongside Chae Soo Bin, Jung So Min, Lee Sang Yi, and Jung Moon Sung. Check out the full story below.
Kim Yoo Jung and Kim Sung Cheol to Lead the Theater Play “Shakespeare in Love”
Kim Yoo Jung’s First Theatrical Play Shakespeare in Love
Earlier this month, Awesome ENT released an official statement regarding their actress Kim Yoo Jung’s new project. The company announced that Kim Yoo Jung will make her first theatrical appearance with the theater play “Shakespeare in Love.” It will be her first theater acting since her debut as a child actress at the age of 4 in 2003.
Kim Yoo Jung was one of the most famous child actresses in South Korea. She is known for her role in Dong Yi (2010), where she played the role of young Dong Yi. Right now, she has been cast in numerous Korean dramas and movies.
Some of her famous Korean dramas and movies are “Moon Embracing the Sun” (2012), “Angry Mom” (2015), “Love in the Moon Light” (2016), “Backstreet Rookie” (2020), “Lovers of the Red Sky” (2021), “Because I Love You” (2017), 20th Century Girl (2022), and more. Soon, she will make a special appearance in an upcoming drama, “Chicken Nugget, “on Netflix.
Kim Sung Cheol and Kim Yoo Jung to Lead Shakespeare in Love
The nation’s first love, actress Kim Yoo Jun reportedly will make her first theatrical play alongside actor Kim Sung Cheol.
In the upcoming theatrical play, Kim Yoo Jung will take the role of Viola, the daughter of a nobleman. Meanwhile, actor Kim Sung Cheol will play the role of Shakespeare.
“Shakespeare in Love” is an adaptation of a film with the same title in 1998. Set in London in 1593, the story follows the journey of young William Shakespeare as he begins his career as a writer and his love story with a girl named Viola. Viola is a nobleman’s daughter; she disguises herself as a boy to attend theater auditions. After their meeting, many events occurred.
Unlike Kim Yoo Jung, who will make her first theatrical act, Kim SungCheol will return to the stage after his last performance, “Musical Death Note,” in the first half of 2021. Check out the actor’s musical performance compilation video below.
Actor Kim Sung Cheol started his acting career on stage with his debut play “Puberty” in 2014. He even took home the Male Rookie award for Best Musical Actor at the Stagetalk Audience Choice Awards. Further, for his excellent performance in the musical thriller “Sweeney Todd,” he won the Best New Actor award at Korea Musical Awards in 2017.
He made his acting debut on screen in “Prison Play Book” (2017). He also made an appearance in some popular Kdramas such as “Arthdal Chronicles,” “Hospital Playlist,” “Do You Like Brahms?,” “Sweet Home,” “Vincenzo,” and “Our Beloved Summer.”
Jung So Min, Chae Soo Bin, Lee Sang Yi, and Jung Moon Sung Join the Play
Moreover, according to SPOTV, more Korean actors and actresses will join the play. They are Jung So Min, Chae Soo Bin, Lee Sang Yi, and Jung Moon Sung.
Actress Jung So Min received positive reviews for her unique charm in the recently released film “Project Wolf Hunting.” Meanwhile, Chae Soo Bin will soon debut the Netflix series “The Fabulous.” Further, Lee Sang Yi took part in the hit Kdrama on Netflix, “Hometown Cha Cha Cha,” last year, and finally, Jung Moon Sung also made an appearance in the film “Project Wolf Hunting,” and the musical “Praise of Death” last month.
In addition, like Kim Sung Cheol, actress Chae Soo Bin will return on stage after two years with the upcoming play. Her last performance on stage was “The Student and Mister Henri.”
Finally, “Shakespeare in Love,” which will premiere in Korea, will start rehearsing at the end of this month and premiere sometime in the first half of 2023.
Stay tuned for more updates!
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