Launched on-line in April, the worldwide virtual casting name for KPOP: The Broadway Musical continues. Producers of the brand new musical, which is slated to open on Broadway in 2021, are in search of performers of Asian descent of their 20s.
Those inquisitive about auditioning will have to discuss with kpopbroadway.com/casting and post a video of themselves making a song a modern Ok-pop (or pop) track; a dance reel, clip of a dance efficiency, or brief video that presentations their dance skills; and a replica in their résumé or a temporary description in their making a song, dancing, performing, and function enjoy.
According to manufacturers Tim Forbes and Joey Parnes, KPOP: The Broadway Musical is scheduled to premiere on Broadway subsequent yr, although a theatre and dates are but to be printed.
KPOP: The Broadway Musical is directed through Teddy Bergman and choreographed through Jennifer Weber. The display, which takes audiences at the back of the scenes of the Ok-pop trade, is conceived through Woodshed Collective and Jason Kim and includes a ebook through Kim, tune, lyrics and tune manufacturing through Helen Park, and tune and lyrics through Max Vernon.
“Discovering new talent should be a priority of every working Asian American artist. By opening the doors to our casting process, we are aiming to forge a new generation of talent, to put people on stage who often do not get to be on stage. We know that you are out there! Please walk through our (virtual) doors,” stocks co-creator Kim.
An previous model of the musical, titled merely KPOP, performed an acclaimed, sold-out engagement Off-Broadway in 2017 in a manufacturing from Ars Nova, Ma-Yi Theater, and the Woodshed Collective. The immersive manufacturing, which gained the 2018 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical, took theatregoers on a behind the scenes excursion of a Ok-pop tune manufacturing facility and was once staged in numerous other areas inside A.R.T./New York Theaters.
Producers held a developmental presentation in New York City closing fall.