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John Yi

 
Birth Place:
Atlanta, GA
Bio:
John has been with KPOP for eight years since the first workshop in 2014. In 2017, John originated the role of ‘Bobo’ in the Off-Broadway world premiere of KPOP at Ars Nova. This past Spring, John starred as ‘Handsome Zhang’ in Snow in Midsummer at Classic Stage Company. Off-Broadway: Notes ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Atlanta, GA

Bio:
John has been with KPOP for eight years since the first workshop in 2014. In 2017, John originated the role of ‘Bobo’ in the Off-Broadway world premiere of KPOP at Ars Nova. This past Spring, John starred as ‘Handsome Zhang’ in Snow in Midsummer at Classic Stage Company. Off-Broadway: Notes ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Danny
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2022
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater New York Premiere, 2019
Performer (Swing)
  [Off-Broadway]
Ars Nova Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Performer
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2014
Ensemble

John Yi Biography

John has been with KPOP for eight years since the first workshop in 2014. In 2017, John originated the role of ‘Bobo’ in the Off-Broadway world premiere of KPOP at Ars Nova. This past Spring, John starred as ‘Handsome Zhang’ in Snow in Midsummer at Classic Stage Company. Off-Broadway: Notes From Now (Prospect & 59E59), Soft Power (The Public), Oliver! (NAAP). Tours: Cinderella (1st national), Miss Saigon. TV: “Jigsaw” (Netflix & Scott Free Productions), “The Other Two" (HBO Max), "Mr. Robot" (USA). Film: Over The Moon (Netflix). Teach For America alum (HOU' 11). Gratitude to DGRW. 우리가족들 너무 감사하고, 엄마 아빠 사랑해요! This one’s for you, Bean. mrjohnyi.com. Broadway debut.




John Yi News

Video: KPOP Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway Photo Video: KPOP Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
by Opening Night - Nov 22, 2022

KPOP officially celebrates its opening night on November 27, but the party came early Sunday night at the Circle in the Square Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate with the cast and you can watch as we check in with the company in this video.

Living Her Dream: Julia Abueva Makes Broadway Debut Photo Living Her Dream: Julia Abueva Makes Broadway Debut
by Jude Cartalaba - Nov 22, 2022

'You have to want it more than anything. You have to be willing to WORK for it. Sacrifice for it. It’s not as glamorous as it seems. That’s why the passion needs to be for the work, not the fame,' those were striking words of Julia Abueva, one of the stars of the Broadway musical KPOP, inspired by a global phenomenon.

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet to Celebrate KPOP Opening Night Photo Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet to Celebrate KPOP Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 21, 2022

KPOP officially celebrates its opening night on November 27, but the party came early last night at the Circle in the Square Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate and you can check out photos from the starry red carpet arrivals here!

Photos: KPOP Cast Hits the Red Carpet to Celebrate Opening Night Photo Photos: KPOP Cast Hits the Red Carpet to Celebrate Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 21, 2022

KPOP officially celebrates its opening night on November 27,  but the party came early last night at the Circle in the Square Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate with the cast and you can check out photos from their red carpet appearance below!

Photos: KPOP Company Takes Opening Night Bows Photo Photos: KPOP Company Takes Opening Night Bows
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 21, 2022

Last night, history was made on Broadway as the musical sensation KPOP marked their opening celebration, ahead of the show’s official opening night on November 27. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the curtain call here!

Video: On the KPOP Opening Night Red Carpet Photo Video: On the KPOP Opening Night Red Carpet
by Red Carpet - Nov 20, 2022

KPOP, the new Broadway musical, celebrates its opening tonight, November 20. KPOP is the first completely original musical on Broadway this year. Tune in at 5:15pm ET to watch as we take you to the red carpet. Be sure to check back on Sunday, November 27, as the show offically opens and the critics share their reactions.

Video: Get a First Look at KPOP on Broadway Photo Video: Get a First Look at KPOP on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 18, 2022

Watch a first-look video montage of KPOP, the new Broadway musical, in advance of their Opening Celebration this Sunday, November 20. KPOP is the first completely original musical on Broadway this year.

KPOP Delays Opening Night to November 27 Photo KPOP Delays Opening Night to November 27
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022

KPOP the Musical has delayed its official opening night to November 27. The production was supposed to open on November 20, but has delayed due to a principal member of cast testing positive for COVID-19.

KPOP Cancels Tonight's Performance Due to Covid Cases in the Company Photo KPOP Cancels Tonight's Performance Due to Covid Cases in the Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2022

Due to COVID cases within the company, this evening's performance of KPOP, November 15, has been canceled. 

Photos: Get a First Look at Luna & More in KPOP on Broadway Photo Photos: Get a First Look at Luna & More in KPOP on Broadway
by Show Highlights - Nov 10, 2022

KPOP, starring K-pop super star Luna, will open on Broadway at Circle in the Square Theatre on Sunday, November 20, 2022. KPOP, directed by Teddy Bergman, features a book by Jason Kim; choreography by Jennifer Weber; music, lyrics, music production and arrangements by Helen Park; and music and lyrics by Max Vernon. Get a first look at photos here!

John Yi Videos

Video: KPOP Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway Videoplay
Video: KPOP Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway

by Opening Night - Nov 22, 2022

KPOP officially celebrates its opening night on November 27, but the party came early Sunday night at the Circle in the Square Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate with the cast and you can watch as we check in with the company in this video.

Video: Get a First Look at KPOP on Broadway Videoplay
Video: Get a First Look at KPOP on Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 18, 2022

Watch a first-look video montage of KPOP, the new Broadway musical, in advance of their Opening Celebration this Sunday, November 20. KPOP is the first completely original musical on Broadway this year.

VIDEO: KPOP Cast Performs 'This is My Korea' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Videoplay
VIDEO: KPOP Cast Performs 'This is My Korea' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Michael Major - Oct 18, 2022

Watch a video of the Broadway cast of KPOP The Musical performing 'This Is My Korea' on Good Morning America. KPOP features Luna, in the starring role of MwE, along with Julia Abueva, BoHyung, Major Curda, Jinwoo Jung, Jiho Kang, Amy Keum, James Kho, Marina Kondo, Eddy Lee, Joshua Lee, Jully Lee, Lina Rose Lee, Timothy H. Lee, and more.

Video: Watch A Sneak Peek of KPOP on Broadway Videoplay
Video: Watch A Sneak Peek of KPOP on Broadway

by Sneak Peek - Oct 12, 2022

KPOP will begin performances on Broadway with previews starting on Thursday, October 13, 2022, in advance of an opening night on Sunday, November 20, 2022. The show will play at the Circle in the Square Theatre. Watch a sneak peek of the cast in action!

VIDEO: Listen to a Clip of 'Election Night' From SOFT POWER Videoplay
VIDEO: Listen to a Clip of 'Election Night' From SOFT POWER

by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2020

The Original Cast Recording for Soft Power is now available on all digital and streaming services! The album is based on the new musical's recent New York premiere production at The Public Theater.

VIDEO: Listen to a Clip of 'Happy Enough' from SOFT POWER Videoplay
VIDEO: Listen to a Clip of 'Happy Enough' from SOFT POWER

by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2020

The Original Cast Recording for Soft Power is now available on all digital and streaming services! Listen to a clip from the song 'Happy Enough' in the video below!

VIDEO: Take a Look At The Musical Number 'Election Night' from The Public Theater's p Videoplay
VIDEO: Take a Look At The Musical Number 'Election Night' from The Public Theater's production of SOFT POWER

by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2019

Below is a link to a clip from the musical number a?oeElection Nighta?? from The Public Theater's production of SOFT POWER, with play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony nominee Sam Pinkleton, and direction by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman. SOFT POWER will run through Sunday, November 17.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at Footage From SOFT POWER at the Public Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a First Look at Footage From SOFT POWER at the Public

by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019

The Public Theater presents Soft Power, with play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony nominee Sam Pinkleton, and is directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman. Get a first look at footage from the production!

Off-Broadway's Immersive KPOP Campaigning for Cast Album Videoplay
Off-Broadway's Immersive KPOP Campaigning for Cast Album

by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Ars Nova, along with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, is presenting the world premiere of KPOP until tomorrow, October 21. The high-octane immersive event that gives audiences a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory has just launched a social media campaign for a cast album.

VIDEO: Tina Fey Struts with MEAN GIRLS Star Ashley Park at KPOP Videoplay
VIDEO: Tina Fey Struts with MEAN GIRLS Star Ashley Park at KPOP

by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Mean Girls will open on Broadway this spring at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street), starring Ashley Park as Gretchen Wieners. Creator Tina Fey stopped by Park's current gig - the immersive KPOP at Ars Nova - and took an impressive stroll down the runway. Check it out below!


John Yi Frequently Asked Questions

What is John Yi next theatre project?
John Yi's next show will be KPOP which opens on 11/20/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has John Yi been in?
John Yi has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has John Yi been in?
John Yi has not appeared in the West End