Kim Jun-su, Ock Joo-hyun Take Top Honors at Musical Awards

Kim Jun-su, a member of boy band JYJ, and Ock Joo-hyun won Best Actor and Best Actress at the 18th Korea Musical Awards on Monday for their roles in "Elisabeth." Kim played the role of Death, while Ock portrayed the titular heroine.

"La Cage aux Folles," which premiered in Korea, won Best Foreign Musical, Best Supporting Actor (Kim Ho-young), best Ensemble and Best Choreography, sweeping the most awards on the day.

From left, Kai, Kim Jun-su, Ock Joo-hyun, Kim Ho-young and Oh So-yeon From left, Kai, Kim Jun-su, Ock Joo-hyun, Kim Ho-young and Oh So-yeon

Best Supporting Actress went to Oh So-yeon of "Next to Normal." Popera singer Kai won the Best Male Rookie award for "A Tale of Two Cities," while singer Ivy won the Best Female Rookie award for her role in "Chicago."

englishnews@chosun.com / Oct. 30, 2012 10:48 KST