On August 19, musical “In the Heights” held a press conference in Seoul. Stars Yang Dong Geun, Jung Won Young, SHINee’s Key, Seo Kyung Soo, INFINITE’s Sunggyu, EXO’s Chen, Oh So Yeon, J-Min, Kim Bo Kyung, f(x)’s Luna, and more attended.
Chen revealed his thankfulness for his first musical appearance and said, “It’s an honor to be able to take on this role.”
He continued, “Appearing in the musical ‘In the Heights’ was actually a great challenge for me. Amongst EXO members, Baekhyun has experience being in a musical, so I received a lot of help from [him]. I also gained strength from the other members cheering me on.”
“In the Heights” is a musical set in the backdrop of Washington Heights which is known for being a large Latin American neighborhood in New York. Stories about the lives and dreams of immigrants will be told while incorporating rap, hip hop, and street dance.
The musical will be running from September 11 to November 22.