Korean musical actress Oak Joo-hyun (left) and actor Cho Seung-woo (right) [The Musical Awards]
Korean musical actor Cho Seung-woo and actress Oak Joo-hyun have been named the winners of this year's Musical Awards.
Cho won the trophy for best performance in a leading role by an actor for his role in "Doctor Zhivago" and Oak the award for best leading actress for her role in "DAS ELISABETH" at the 6th Musical Awards held at the National Theater in Seoul, Korea on Monday.
Best known for his role in the musical "Jekyll & Hyde," Cho had previously won the same award for the lead role of the production last year. For Oak too, this is her second trophy to take home from the awards following her top actress award four years ago.
Meanwhile, "DAS ELISABETH" was showered with eight wins in the categories of best original musical, best performance by an actress in a leading role, best performance by an actor in a supporting role, best sound, best light, best costume, best stage, best musical director and popular star award.
Musical "Sherlock Holmes" shined bright last night as well, winning big with a total of five awards including best adapted foreign musical and best performance by a new actor.
▲ Best Original Musical: "DAS ELISABETH"
▲ Best Adapted Foreign Musical: "Sherlock Holmes"
▲ Best Performance by an actor in a leading role: Cho Seung-woo ("Doctor Zhivago")
▲ Best Performance by an actress in a leading role: Oak Joo-hyhun ("DAS ELISABETH")
▲ Best Performance by an actor in a supporting role: Park Eun-tae ("DAS ELISABETH")
▲ Best Performance by an actress in a supporting role: Kim Sun-young ("Zorro")
▲ Best Performance by a new actor: Cho Kang-hyun ("Sherlock Holmes"), Ji Hyun-jun ("Moby Dick")
▲ Best Performance by a new actress: Kim Hyun-sook ("Rude Miss Young-ae")
▲ Best Director: Noh Woo-sung ("Sherlock Holmes)
▲ Best Composition and Lyrics: Choi Jong-yoon, Noh Woo-sung ("Sherlock Holmes")
▲ Best Script: Noh Woo-sung ("Sherlock Holmes")
▲ Best Sound: Song Dae-young ("DAS ELISABETH")
▲ Best Light: Jack Mehler ("DAS ELISABETH")
▲ Best Costume: Han Jung-im ("DAS ELISABETH")
▲ Best Stage: Seo Sook-jin ("DAS ELISABETH")
▲ Best Musical Director: Kim Moon-jung (DAS ELISABETH")
▲ Best Choreography: Jung Do-young ("Secret Life")
▲ Popular Star Award: Kim Junsu ("DAS ELISABETH"), Kim Sun-young ("Zorro")
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