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Based on the book Fox Hunt by Mun Yol Yi

The life and death of Queen Min (Myungsung), a matriarch of the Chosun Kingdom who influenced her society in the direction of the 20th century but was assassinated by the Japanese in 1895.


Arkansas Rep Stages EVITA Through 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2010

From small town anonymity to big city stardom, the life of Eva Peron reads like an Argentine Cinderella story. But there was no fairy godmother for Evita. She clawed her way to the top using both her beauty and her brains, rising from obscurity to become one of Argentina's most notable and notorious political figures. (more...)

Gong Li to Star in THE LAST EMPRESS
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2012

Seven Stars Film Studios announced today that world-renowned actress Gong Li will take the lead role in the China-US co-production of The Last Empress. (more...)

Arkansas Rep Stages EVITA Through 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2010

From small town anonymity to big city stardom, the life of Eva Peron reads like an Argentine Cinderella story. But there was no fairy godmother for Evita. She clawed her way to the top using both her beauty and her brains, rising from obscurity to become one of Argentina's most notable and notorious political figures. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Company of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour- John Rigby
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2013

BroadwayWorld just met the cast and you can check out an exclusive interview with musical supervisor John Rigby below! John Rigby studied orchestral conducting at the University of Huddersfield and the Royal Northern College of Music. He holds MMus in Musicology from King's College London where he is currently reading for his PhD. He began his career in musical theatre and has been musical director for a long list of prestigious productions. In Germany, he was musical director for Miss Saigon at the Musical Hall, Stuttgart; andStarlight Express at the Starlighthalle, Bochum. West End credits include:Beautiful and Damned at the Lyric Theatre; The Drowsy Chaperone at the Novello; The King and I and Sinatra at the London Palladium; The Last Empress at the Apollo, Hammersmith; Marguerite at the Theatre Royal Haymarket; Les Miserables at the Palace Theatre; The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre; Peter Pan and The Pirates of Penzance at the Savoy Theatre; The Producers at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. (more...)

Meet the Cast of West End's MISS SAIGON; Returns May 3, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Miss Saigon, currently booking for performances through to Saturday 25th October 2014, will make its highly anticipated return to the West End on Saturday 3 May 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre, in the musical's 25th anniversary year. Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's epic musical has played in 300 cities in 15 different languages, winning awards around the world since the sensational record-breaking run at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane 25 years ago. This epic love story tells the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI Chris--but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. Meet the full company below! (more...)

Egan, Morrison, Etc. Set for L.A. 'Chess' Benefit in Sept.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2007

A benefit performance of Tim Rice, Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' Chess, produced by Brian Michael Purcell, slated for The Ford Amphitheatre, September 17th, 2007, will raise funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Dancers Wanted for L.A. Benefit of Chess, Set for 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2007

Dancers are being sought for the upcoming benefit performance of Tim Rice, Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' Chess, which will be presented at the Ford Amphitheatre on September 17th (more...)

Tickets for L.A. 'Chess' Benefit Go On Sale July 18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2007

Tickets go on sale July 18th at www.fordamphitheatre.org for the upcoming benefit performance of Tim Rice, Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' Chess, which will be presented at the Ford Amphitheatre on September 17th (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - February 1, 2010
by - Feb 1, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Bruno Wu Announces Joint Venture With Arad Productions on Superhero Franchise
by Movies News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

Seven Stars Entertainment, led by Chairman Bruno Wu, will form a joint venture with prolific producer Avi Arad (The Amazing Spider Man, Iron Man) and his company Arad Productions, to develop superhero franchise properties which encompass live-action tent pole feature films, animated television series, and ultimately growing into merchandising, various digital platforms, and mobile applications. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - August 4, 2010
by - Aug 4, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Ty Taylor Replaces Kunze in LA 'Chess' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2007

Ty Taylor will replace Eric Kunze as Freddie the American in the LA 'Chess' BC/EFA at The Ford Amphitheatre in Los Angeles on September 17 at 8PM. (more...)