‘Harlan County USA’ Oh Jong-hyuk “I was touched by the message ‘I want to live like a human being'”

[Maeil Economic Daily Star Today reporter Shin Young-eun]

Singer and musical actor Oh Jong-hyuk expressed his feelings about appearing in ‘Harlan County USA’.

On the afternoon of the 3rd, a press call for the creative musical ‘1976 Harlan County’ was held at the Grand Theater of the Chungmu Art Center in Jung-gu, Seoul. The event was attended by Oh Jong-hyuk, Lee Hong-ki, Sandeul, Kim Ryun-ho, and Ahn Se-ha.

Oh Jong-hyuk, who plays Daniel, said, “I actually saw the performance last season before participating in this performance.” He said, “I was moved to hear that everyone, including the miners, said, ‘I want to live like a human being’. No other messages were needed. That basic message really touched me, and I thought that I would like to do this work. I am grateful to the director and the following people for giving me the opportunity.”

The creative musical ‘Harlan County USA’ is a work that tells the story of 100 years after the abolition of slavery in the United States. A new tomorrow is created through the cries of workers and their struggles against the tyranny of the mining companies in Harlan County, a mining town in southern Kentucky. send a call to

Oh Jong-hyuk, Lee Hong-ki (FT Island), Sandeul (B1A4) will be on this musical as ‘Danie’, Kim Ryun-ho, Ahn Se-ha play the role of Riley, Lee Kun-kyun plays the role of John , Kim Ah-sun plays the role of Natalie, Lim Chan-min as Elena, Lee Sang-ah, Lim Byung-geun, Kim Ji-chul and Patterson as Patterson will appear. It will be performed at the Chungmu Art Center Grand Theater until July 4.

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Photo | Reporter Kang Young-guk

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