XIUMIN‘s participation in the musical “Hadestown” has been confirmed.
EXO‘s XIUMIN has been confirmed for the lead role of Orpheus for the musical “Hadestown“. The story of “Hadestown” is based on the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, where Orpheus goes to the underworld to rescue his fiancée Eurydice. Licensed for the first time in South Korea for a premiere scheduled for August 2021, this Broadway musical written by ANAÏS MITCHELL received a huge success worldwide and has won 8 Tony Awards® including the “Best Musical” award.
The casting for the Korean version of “Hadestown” guarantees a great success as well. The 12 confirmed actors for the musical have all won 1 or more trophies for their musical skills between 2000 and 2020. In other words, the actors representing the Korean musical industry have all been gathered for “Hadestown“. Armed with their different personalities and skills, their highly anticipated reunion will portray colourful and interesting moments and provide a high quality stage.
Since the end of his military service last November, XIUMIN has been very busy. He held several fan meetings with his fans and is participating to several reality shows, including the show “Drink with God” where he is one of the MC. “Hadestown” will be his fourth musical in his career after “School OZ“, “Return: The Promise of That Day“, and “Return“.
Source: EXO SNS, Naver