Korean musical actor Cho Seung-woo (left) and actress Cha Ji-yeon (right) [The Musical Awards]
Korean musical actor Cho Seung-woo and actress Cha Ji-yeon have received the top prize for this year's Musical Awards.
At the 5th annual Musical Awards held yesterday at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in Seoul, Cho won the trophy for best performance in a leading role by an actor for his role in "Jekyll & Hyde" and Cha the award for best leading actress for her role in "Seopyonje."
"Seopyonje" also scored wins in the categories of best original musical, best director, best drama and best new actress.
Other honorable mentions were "Billy Elliot" which took home a total of four awards and "Pimagol Love Song" and "Namhansansung" both two wins.
5th The Musical Awards - List of Winners
▲ BEST ADAPTED FOREIGN MUSICAL: "Billy Elliot"
▲ BEST REVIVAL OF MUSICAL: "Aida"
▲ BEST SMALL THEATER MUSICAL: "Jayu Young Play 4 `The Prince Puzzle` "
▲ BEST DIRECTOR: Lee Gina ("Seopyonje")
▲ BEST CHOREOGRAPHY: Peter Darling, Jung Hun-jae ("Billy Elliot")
▲ BEST STAGE: Jeong Seung-ho ("Namhansansung")
▲ BEST COSTUME: Lee You-sun ("Namhansansung")
▲ BEST LIGHT: Min Kyung-soo ("Pimagol Love Song")
▲ BEST SOUND: Kwon Do-kyung ("Pimagol Love Song"), Kim Ki-young ("Tears in Heaven")
▲ BEST COMPOSITION and LYRICS: Jang So-yeon-composition, Bae Sam-shik-songwriter ("Pimagol Love Song")
▲ BEST DRAMA: Cho Gwang-hwa ("Seopyonje")
▲ BEST MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Kim Moon-jeong ("Gwanghwamun Love Song")
▲ BEST PERFORMANCE by an ACTOR in a LEADING ROLE: Cho Seung-woo ("Jekyll & Hyde")
▲ BEST PERFORMANCE by an ACTRESS in a LEADING ROLE: Cha Ji-eon ("Seopyonje")
▲ BEST PERFORMANCE by an ACTOR in a SUPPORTING ROLE: Im Gi-hong ("The Toxic Avenger")
▲ BEST PERFORMANCE by an ACTRESS in a SUPPORTING ROLE: Chung Young-joo ("Billy Elliot")
▲ BEST PERFORMANCE by a NEW ACTOR: Lee Ji-myeong, Park Jun-hyeong, Kim Se-yong, Jung Jin-ho and Lim Sun-u ("Billy Elliot")
▲ BEST PERFORMANCE by a NEW ACTRESS: Ri Ja-ram ("Seopyonje")
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