EXO′s Chen Says Baek Hyun Gave Him Advice on Musical
EXO′s Chen, who is set to star in musical In the Heights, spoke of his members′ support.
Chen shared his thoughts on starring in a musical for the first time at an open rehearsal and reporters roundtable for In the Heights, held at the Namsan Creative Center in Seoul′s Jung-gu on August 19. Chen said, "Because a musical is a big challenge for me, I was thankful to be a part of the project. I will work hard."
He continued, "The members cheered me on. Baek Hyun, in particular, has musical experience, so he gave me alot of advice and we talked a lot."
Meanwhile, In the Heights is a Broadway license musical that won four awards at the 62nd Tony Awards, including Best Musical, as well as Best Musical Show Album at the 2009 Grammy Awards. Set in New York City′s Washington Heights, the musical is centered on the lives and dreams of the Dominican-American citizens.
The musical stars Yang Dong Geun, Jung Won Young, SHINee′s Key, Infinite′s Dong Woo, Infinite′s Sung Kyu, EXO′s Chen, f(x)′s Luna, Oh So Yeon, J-Min and more. The musical will begin showing at the Blue Square Samsung Card Hall on September 4.
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