Star-Studded Army Musical to Open in January

"The Promise," a musical being co-produced by the Ministry of Defense and the Korea Musical Theatre Association, is in the final stage of preparing for opening night on Jan. 9.

The show features a number of stars who are currently serving their compulsory military duty, including actors Ji Hyun-woo and Kim Moo-yeol, as well as singers such as Super Junior's Lee Teuk, Yoon Hak of boy group Supernova, and Lee Hyun of 8Eight.

/Courtesy of the Ministry of Defense /Courtesy of the Ministry of Defense

The production follows the story of seven soldiers whose bonds of friendship are strengthened on the deadly battlefields of the 1950-53 Korean War. It is being made in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the signing of an armistice that finally ended the conflict.

The musical will be staged from Jan. 9-20 at the National Theater of Korea. For further information, please call (02) 1666-8662.

englishnews@chosun.com / Dec. 28, 2012 11:55 KST