[Reporter Shin Young-eun, Daily Economy Star Today]
The musical ‘Man of La Mancha’ (producer Shin Chun-soo, director/choreographer David Swan) will open at Charlotte Theater on February 2 (Tue) after a long wait.
The musical ‘Man of La Mancha’ showcases the strongest lineup ever, such as Ryu Jeong-han, Jo Seung-woo, and Hong Gwang-ho. It is a work that has been waiting for the opening day by many audiences, raising expectations with only one work.
As a result of the COVID-19 in 2020, numerous performances have suffered from suspension of performances and postponement on the opening day, and faced the worst crisis situation. So, ahead of the opening of the musical ‘Man of La Mancha’ on December 18, In accordance with the phase 2.5 policy of the two periods, the opening was delayed once as a preemptive measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and as the phase 2.5 of social distancing continued to be extended, the opening was inevitably delayed three times.
It is not impossible to perform performances in step 2.5 of social distancing, but the previous quarantine guideline, ‘Separate two seats’, can only sell about 30% of the auditorium in the venue, and in the case of large performances where many actors and staff participate, performances are enforced. It was virtually impossible to proceed with performances due to a deficit that could not be handled as it became more difficult. Since the end of last year, most of the large-scale performances have been forced to shut down, and they have been waiting for the performance to resume with the relaxation of quarantine rules appropriate for the venue.
Audi Company Co., Ltd. said, “With the easing of the quarantine rules of the concert hall, which we have longed for, we have applied ‘two seats apart from the companion’ or ‘one seat apart’ to finally put up the performance. Until now, there has not been a single transmission infection in the venue, and as the performance is difficult to perform, the performance will be conducted in strict quarantine in accordance with the regular disinfection and quarantine guidelines of the venue. Adhering to the government-recommended quarantine rules, such as keeping seats apart, obliging to wear masks in the concert hall and in the auditorium, filling out a questionnaire, and monitoring body temperature when entering, so that the audience who visits the venue can enjoy the performance with confidence even in difficult situations. we will do our best with one heart.” Moreover, it is more impressed by the introduction of ‘Man of La Mancha’ as the first work in 2021, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of the founding of Audi Company, and the work called ‘Man of La Mancha’ is in a difficult time due to the difficult situation due to the spread of COVID-19. It added that the message of dreams and hopes you have will exert greater power and become a more meaningful performance than ever.
The musical ‘Man of La Mancha’ is a work that takes the masterpiece of the author Miguel de Cervantes’ novel ‘Don Quixote’ on stage. Depicting the image of ‘Don Quixote’ rushing toward a dream without hesitation, conveying a message of hope and courage to modern people who forget their dreams and live in a settled life, and remind them of true courage through the image of ‘Don Quixote’ rushing toward their dreams. do. The appearance of ‘Don Quixote’ in the work that seems to represent our present image in the reality that we are unable to advance to the sudden COVID-19 will comfort many people by delivering new hopes with heartwarming emotions.
In addition, the best of this era, transcending generations, transcending a universal message that passes through the present era and an inspiring story that touches the heart, music that touches the heart, stage art of a magnificent scale, and the performance of actors who gave the best stage every season. As it has been a masterpiece, it is expected to meet the audience on a more complete stage this season.
The impressive stage that the top Korean actors such as Ryu Jeong-han, Jo Seung-woo, Hong Kwang-ho, Yoon Gong-ju, Kim Ji-hyun, Choi Soo-jin, Lee Hoon-jin, Won-young, Seo Young-ju, Kim Dae-jong, Park In-bae, Jo Sung-ji, Kim Ho, Jeong Dan-young, Kim Hyun-suk, etc. It will be performed at the Charlotte Theater from February 2 (Tue) to March 1 (Mon), 2021.
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