Key

Korean idol group SHINee’s Key in a promotional image for musical “Bonnie & Clyde,” set to raise its curtains in Seoul, Korea on September 4, 2013. [CJ E&M]

Hyungsik

Korean idol group ZE:A’s Hyungsik in a promotional image for musical “Bonnie & Clyde,” set to raise its curtains in Seoul, Korea on September 4, 2013. [CJ E&M]

 

K-pop idols Key of SHINee and Hyungsik of ZE:A will turn into notorious gangster Clyde this Fall.

Musical “Bonnie & Clyde,” having its Korean premiere in September, announced its star-studded cast members including Key, Hyungsik, Dana of The Grace, actors Kim Min-jong and Uhm Ki-joon in a statement Thursday.

The male lead role of Clyde will be rotated by Uhm, Key, Hyungsik and musical actor Han Ji-sang, while Bonnie will be rotated by singers Lisa, Dana and actress Ahn Yoo-jin.

Launched in San Diego, California in 2009, the famous story of 1930s duo robbers Bonnie and Clyde, also turned into a 1967 hit movie, will meet Korean audiences as the musical’s fifth destination after hitting Florida, Broadway, Tokyo and Osaka.

The upcoming show is opening its curtains at the Chungmu Art Hall in Seoul on September 4, continuing its dangerous love story until October 27.

 

Korean idol group The Grace's Dana (left) and SHINee's Key (right) in a promotional image for musical "Bonnie & Clyde," its curtains at Chungmu Art Hall in Seoul on September 4, 2013. [CJ E&M]

Korean idol group The Grace’s Dana (left) and SHINee’s Key (right) in a promotional image for musical “Bonnie & Clyde,” set to raise its curtains in Seoul, Korea on September 4, 2013. [CJ E&M]

Korean idol group ZE:A's Hyungsik (left) and actress Ahn Yoo-jin in a promotional image for musical "Bonnie & Clyde," its curtains at Chungmu Art Hall in Seoul on September 4, 2013. [CJ E&M]

Korean idol group ZE:A’s Hyungsik (left) and actress Ahn Yoo-jin in a promotional image for musical “Bonnie & Clyde,” set to raise its curtains in Seoul, Korea on September 4, 2013. [CJ E&M]

 

Reporter. Lee Hye Ji hjlee@tenasia.co.kr
Editor. Jessica Kim

Courtesy of CJ E&M