The musical BARNUM: The Greatest Showman arrived on August 7 at Chungmu Art Center and is sailing forward in much applause. It is based on true story of Phineas Taylor Barnum who is credited for pioneering show business and for raising the status of circus to a level of great entertainment.
It was nominated in 10 categories of the Tony Awards with 3 winnings. The musical is innovative in terms of combining the elements of circus and musical to give a variety of spectacles to the audience.
Underwater filming maximizes the realistic feel of flying the sky scene and Yoo Jun-sang starring Barnum joined from the idea meeting for the underwater filming. The characters and their stories Barnum meets are dramatic and the music is bright to give perfection to a single musical in terms of every possible entertaining elements.
Apart from Yoo, Park Gun-hyung and Kim Joon-hyun take the role of Barnum while Lee Chang-hee, Yoon Hyung-Ryul, Seo Eun-kwang and Nam Woo-hyun play Amos Scudder and Kim So-hyang and Jung Jae-eun play the Barnum's wife.
The musical lasts until October 28 and you should hurry before the tickets get run out since the second ticket opening on August 6 put the musical No.1 in the box office.
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