Super Junior Eunhyuk is making his debut as a musical director with Altar Boyz starring NU’EST Baekho, ASTRO Sanha, SF9 Taeyang, Golden Child Y, and Hong Joo Chan.
It has been officially announced by the musical’s production company Synthwave Co., Ltd. that the five celebrities will be the main characters of the upcoming musical. Altar Boyz will premiere on December 18 and will be the first musical directing project by Eunhyuk since his debut in 2005.
Super Junior Eunhyuk To Direct The Incoming Musical Altar Boyz
Altar Boyz is a Broadway musical created by Kevin Del Aguila, composed by Gary Adler, and written by Michael Patrick Walker. The musical tells the story of five boys who form a dance vocal Christian group to deliver love and comfort to the audience through singing and dancing.
Super Junior Yesung, 2PM Chansung, Highlight Dongwoon, and INFINITE Dongwoo have successfully participated in the musical before while it was being produced in Japan. The musical has since then created headlines, especially now that it will be returning for a new Korean production.
In addition, this will be the first time that a Kpop idol is directing a successful broadway musical. The news of Eunhyuk as the musical director has created an uproar and is drawing huge attention and anticipation for its upcoming showtime.
Altar Boyz To Star NU’EST Baekho, ASTRO Sanha, SF9 Taeyang, Golden Child Y, Hong Joo Chan
After the news of Super Junior leading the musical as its director, lots of Kpop fans have been surrounded by excitement when the announcement of the main cast members was revealed.
NU’EST main vocalist Baekho is set to portray the role of Matthew and is expected to prove his growth as a musical actor. In particular, Baekho’s character is a passionate leader who will lead the Altar Boyz and has genius composition skills, which is also the same as the NU’EST member is also in charge of writing some of the songs of the Pledis Entertainment boy group.
ASTRO Sanha will breathe life to the character of Abraham. Sanha’s character is a positive boy who breathes warmth into the team. While SF9 main dancer Taeyang will be playing the role of Juan, Golden Child Y will be playing the role of Luke, and Joo Chan will be Mark.
Altar Boyz Show Release Date
Now that the main characters of the musical are revealed and with the lead of Eunhyuk, Altar Boyz is now expected to start its first ticketing on November 26, 2021.
Reservations for the December 18 and 21 performances will be available at the first ticketing while reservations for December 22 and 24 will be released at a later date.
Musical fans can witness Altar Boyz at the KBS Arena starting on December 18 until December 24, while international fans who won’t be able to watch physically can see the musical online through the global platform Meta Theater, which specializes in such performances and musicals.