K-pop idols to star in musical 'In the Heights' | Inquirer Entertainment

K-pop idols to star in musical ‘In the Heights’

/ 06:48 PM July 09, 2015
Jang Dong-woo (left) and Key (SM C&C)

Jang Dong-woo (left) and Key (SM C&C)

A slew of K-pop idols will star in the Korean production of Broadway musical “In the Heights.”

The star-studded musical will feature Key of SHINee, Chen of EXO, Infinite members Jang Dong-woo and Kim Sung-kyu and Luna of f(x), alongside experienced musical stars.


Key will play the protagonist Usnavi, sharing the role with actor Yang Dong-geun, musical actor Jung Won-young and Jang.

Musical actor Seo Kyung-soo, Kim and Chen will take the role of Benny. Usnavi’s love interest Vanessa will be played by musical actress Oh So-yeon and singer J-Min. Luna and musical actress Kim Bo-kyung will star as Nina.


The Tony Award-winning musical “In the Heights” tells the tale of a Dominican-American neighborhood in New York City, fusing energetic dance moves with a vibrant score. The musical will raise its curtain at the Blue Square Samsung Card Hall in Hannam-dong, Seoul, on Sept. 4.

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