October 21, 2008 10:58
Kim Beop-rae, who starred as the hunchback Quasimodo in the musical “Notre Dame de Paris”, and Kim So-hyun, who played Eliza in “My Fair Lady” won the Best Actor and Best Actress awards at the 14th Korea Musical Awards held in the KBS Hall in Yeouido, Seoul, on Monday.
“The Harmonium in My Memory” won the best musical award, which is given to the best original Korean musical each year. The Harmonium in My Memory, which is based on a movie, won five other awards, including Best Direction, Best Composition, Best Scenario, Best Stage Design and Best New Actor.
A total of 71 musicals staged between Sep. 2007 and Aug. 2008 competed for 18 awards at this year’s Korea Musical Awards, which is hosted by the Sports Chosun and sponsored by the Chosun Ilbo, KBS and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
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