Saturday, December 3, 2022

How Broadway's "KPOP" Lost Its Mojo by Jan Simpson

The world of musical theater is divided right now between the people who saw KPOP before it came to Broadway and those who saw it afterward. I sadly fall into the latter group.  The origina…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 12:54PM
Friday, December 2, 2022

KPOP Producers Respond to New York Times Review Requesting Apology From Jesse Green by Logan Culwell-Block

Leadership behind the new musical describe Green's review as "casual racism" in a letter obtained by Playbill.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36PM

New York Times Theatre Critic Jesse Green Draws Criticism for KPOP Review by Logan Culwell-Block

Actors from the new Broadway musical are among those speaking out against the negative review.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:42PM

Looking Forward to Winter: December - February by JK

The end of another calendar year is near, which also means we are close to half-way through the theatrical season. And while things generally slow during the winter months, we have a lot we …

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Today on Broadway: Friday, December 2, 2022 by Matt Tamanini

‘Wiz,’ ‘Once Upon a One More Time’ Coming to Broadway, ‘KPOP’ Cast Pushes Back on NYT Review “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top th…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM
Thursday, December 1, 2022

KPOP to Release Original Broadway Cast Album

The new musical is now running at Circle in the Square Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:06AM

KPOP to Release Broadway Cast Album in February by Lindsey Sullivan

KPOP will release an original Broadway cast recording on February 24, 2023. Produced by Harvey Mason Jr. and featuring music, lyrics, music production and arrangements by Helen Park as well …

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KPOP Cast Members Speak Out Against Remarks Made in New York Times Review

Members of the cast of KPOP the Musical are speaking out about remarks made by New York Times critic Jesse Green in his review of the musical.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:51AM

Grammy Nominated Record Producer Harvey Mason Jr. Producing KPOP Original Broadway Cast Album by Leah Putnam

K-Pop sensation Luna stars in the musical, which opened November 27 at Circle in the Square Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:06AM

KPOP THE MUSICAL Will Release Cast Recording in February 2023

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of KPOP The Musical will be released on February 24, 2023. Available for preorder now, the album is produced by Harvey Mason jr. and features music, lyri…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:04AM
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Hear from Wendell Pierce, Sutton Foster & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy winner Fadal, this episode will air in New York City o…

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Broadway Grosses: The Music Man Continues to Dazzle as Holiday Season Arrives by Lindsey Sullivan

River City is still the place to be! The Music Man, starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, has continued to wow audiences and nab the the top spot for grosses. The revival welcomed Jenni…

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This week! by Corine Cohen

Here is my schedule for the week! Thursday I see KPOP and on Friday my podcast review should be up. On Saturday evening I see Audra McDonald at Carnegie Hall. My review will be up Sunday ear…

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‘The perfect gateway’: are Broadway audiences ready for a K-pop musical? by Adrian Horton In New York

The first Broadway show celebrating Korean culture hopes to show there’s ‘more to K-pop than just Gangnam Style’ With her ice blond hair, kaleidoscopic costumes and melismatic high not…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:56AM
Monday, November 28, 2022

Today on Broadway: Monday, November 28, 2022 by Matt Tamanini

‘KPOP,’ ‘Christmas Carol’ Reviews; Star-Studded ‘Chess’ Concert; Grace’s Thoughts on Recent Shows “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Cyber Monday for Theater Lovers 2022. Agatha Christie on Broadway! Lea Michele on Parade! Luna in KPOP! #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

Here are some theater-related promotional discounts, many of them for today only: Today Tix: Cybersale “Up to 60 percent off” of Broadway tickets  From Goldstar, Cybersale “up to 60 p…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 07:14AM


Review of the Saturday, November 12, 2022 preview performance at the Circle in the Square Theatre in New York City. Starring Luna. Book by Jason Kim. Music and lyrics by Helen Park and Max V…

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Sunday, November 27, 2022

Review: KPOP at Circle in the Square by Loren Noveck

In coming to Broadway, a musical trades behind-the-scenes grit for onstage glam. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: KPOP at Circle in the Square appeared first on Exeunt Magazine NYC.

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Review: New musical ‘KPOP’ doesn’t fully pop on Broadway by Chris Jones

The pandemic was not kind to “KPOP,” the new Broadway show that aims to do for South Korean popular music much of what “Dreamgirls” did for Motown.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 07:00PM

Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About Broadway's Multimedia-Infused KPOP? by Leah Putnam

The musical follows a fictional K-pop music label and its stars making their American debuts—but will personal struggles and professional pressures get in the way?

SOURCE: Playbill at 06:32PM

Review: In ‘KPOP,’ Korean Pop and Broadway Meet (Too) Cute by Jesse Green

The worldwide sensation and American-style musical theater form an awkward alliance onstage.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 06:06PM

Broadway’s underdeveloped ‘KPOP’ is saved by the music by Brittani Samuel

The musical style K-pop is enjoying incomparable success on the global stage, but “KPOP” on Broadway is just getting started. The original musical from creator Jason Kim and the troupe W…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 06:00PM

‘KPOP’ Review: South Korea’s Explosive Pop Export Hits Broadway With Authenticity and Flash by Gordon Cox

As defined by boy bands like BTS and girl groups like Blackpink, K-pop – gayo – is a Korean musical genre (‘brand’ is better) where Instiz all-kills (chart domination) is essenti…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:00PM

Review Roundup: KPOP Opens on Broadway!

Critics have weighed in on KPOP, starring K-pop superstar Luna as MwE, directed by Teddy Bergman, with a book by Jason Kim, and music and lyrics by Max Vernon. KPOP officially opened on…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:58PM

KPOP on Broadway Review by New York Theater

“We sing together, we dance together, we look sexy together,” says Timmy X. This may be a succinct description of the Korean popular music phenomenon known as K-pop in general, but in an…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 05:55PM

KPOP: The Musical About the Korean Pop Music Phenomenon Doesn’t Translate Well to Broadway. by Frank Scheck

★★★☆☆ The acclaimed Off-Broadway production feels glossier but slighter in its new incarnation. The post KPOP: The Musical About the Korean Pop Music Phenomenon Doesn’t Translat…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 05:54PM

KPOP on Broadway: "Amerika (Checkmate)" by NewYorkTheater

In "KPOP" on Broadway, cast members portraying the boyband F8 perform the musical number "Amerika (Checkmate.)" (The k in Amerika stands for Korea)

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:26AM

Blasting Off November 27, KPOP Opens Broadway Run by Leah Putnam

The multimedia musical delivers a K-pop style concert while giving a look behind the costumes and lights at the lives of its fictional music superstars.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:32AM
Saturday, November 26, 2022

KPOP and U-KISS Star Kevin Woo Takes Over Playbill's Instagram November 26 by Logan Culwell-Block

The new Broadway musical KPOP opens at Circle in the Square Theatre November 27.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Friday, November 25, 2022

“KPOP The Musical” is on Broadway. We found tickets for $90 by Matt Levy

"KPOP The Musical" is coming to Broadway's Circle On The Square opening on Nov. 27.

SOURCE: The New York Post at 12:45PM
Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving From JK's TheatreScene! by JK

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & HIVE - @jkstheatrescene   Happy Thanksgiving! We are so grateful for all of your support &  enthusiasm for our return on a regular basis! …

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