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A second production of Cats in South Korea in 2008 following the successful Australasian Tour, starring K-pop star Daesung as Rum Tum Tugger. This production was the first in the Korean language.

Production Specifics

Due to the success of the Australasian Tour's run in South Korea, the Korean cast was being organised before the Australian production had even left, running from 19/09/2008 to 18/01/2009 at the Charlotte Theatre in Seoul, then touring other cities in South Korea until 10/05/2009. As a duplicate of the Australasian tour, the production included named on-stage swings.

Production Team

  • Associate Director/Choreographer: Jo-Anne Robinson
  • Stage Director: Kang Pil-su (강필수)

Tour Dates

Seoul
Charlotte Theatre Seoul, South Korea 19/09/2008 - 18/01/2009
South Korea Tour
Seongsan Art Hall Changwon, South Korea 06/02/2009 – 15/02/2009
Jeonju Sound Culture Center Jeonju, South Korea 20/02/2009 – 22/02/2009
Gyeonggi Cultural Center Suwon, South Korea 07/03/2009 – 15/03/2009
Goyang Aram Nuri Arts Center Goyang, South Korea 03/04/2009 – 12/04/2009
Gwangju Culture & Arts Center Gwangju, South Korea 21/04/2009 – 26/04/2009
Daegu Opera House Daegu, South Korea 01/05/2009 – 10/05/2009

(tour dates may be incomplete)

Cast

Role Korean Name September 2008 April 2009[1][2]
Alonzo / Rumpus Cat 알론조 / 럼퍼스 Paek Du-san (백두산) Hwang Yeong-sun (황형순)
Bill Bailey 빌 베일리 Hwang Yeong-sun (황형순) (not listed)
Bombalurina 봄발루리나 Han Ji-yeon (한지연)
Cassandra 카산드라 Lee Ji-eun (이지은) Yoo Mi (유미)
Coricopat 코리코펫 Jeon Ho-jun (전호준) Kim Jong-nam (김종남)
Demeter 드미터 Choi Eun-ju (최은주)
Gus / Bustopher Jones / Growltiger 거스 / 버스토퍼존스 / 그로울타이거 Kang Yeong-jong (강연종)
Grizabella 그리자벨라 Shin Youngsook (신영숙)
Ock Joo-hyun (옥주현)
Jellylorum / Griddlebone 젤리로럼 / 그리들본 Lee Eun-hye (이은혜) Wang Britta (왕브리타)
Jennyanydots 제니애니닷 Cheon Seon-hwa (천선화)
Macavity / Plato 맥캐버티 / 플라토 Jeong Ju-yeong (정주영) Paek Du-san (백두산)
Mistoffelees 미스터 미스토펠리스 Yu Hoe-ung (유회웅) Bak Jeong-geun (박정근)
Mungojerrie 몽고제리 Kang In-yeong (강인영) Kang Gyeong-mo (강경모)
Munkustrap 멍커스트랩 Hong Gyeong-su (홍경수)
Old Deuteronomy 올드 듀터로노미 Lee Hee-jung (이희정) Lee Hee-jung (이희정)
Han Lim (임한성)
Pouncival 파운시벌 Kang Gyeong-mo (강경모) Kim Jae-hyeon (김재현)
Rum Tum Tugger 럼 텀 터거 Kim Jin-woo (김진우)
Daesung (대성)
Kim Jin-woo (김진우)
Ra Jun (라준)
Rumpleteazer 럼플티저 Kim Bo-kyung (김보경)
Sillabub 실라밥 Lee Na-min (이나민)
Skimbleshanks 스킴블샹스 Moon Byeong-gwon (문병권) Moon Byeong-gwon (문병권)
Kang In-yeong (강인영)
Tantomile 탄토마일 Bang Mi-hong (방미홍)
Tumblebrutus 텀블브루터스 Han Seung-yong (한승용) Cho Yong-gi (조용기)
Victoria 빅토리아 Im Lan-jeong (임란정)
Swing "Admetus" 애드미터스 Jeong Yun-sik (정윤식)
Swing "Augustus" 어거스터스 Kim Jae-hyeon (김재현) (not listed)
Swing "Electra" 엘렉트라 Im Hyeon-bin (임현빈)
Swing "Etcetera" 엑세트라 Kim Bo-ram (김보람)
Swing "George" 조지 Ra Jun (라준) (not listed)
Swing "Jemima" 제마이마 Wang Britta (왕브리타) (not listed)
Swing "Noilly Prat" 노일리 프랫 Yoo Mi (유미) (not listed)
Swing "Olivia" 올리비아 Oh Yoo-na (오유나) (not listed)
Swing "Quaxo" 콱소 Woo Won-ho (우원호)
Swing "Victor" 빅터 Ha Ji-won (하지원) (not listed)


Gallery

Character Photos

Trivia

  • Cats reached 1 million cumulative audiences in South Korea in February 2009.[3]

References

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