Korean musical "My Scary Girl" has won two awards at the New York Musical Festival, according to a press release on Monday.
"Girl", a Korean musical produced by Musical Heaven and Interpark, won the award for Outstanding New Musical and its actress Bang Jin-ui the prize for Outstanding Individual Performances. The latter is awarded to the 11 most outstanding actors in musical shows.
The musical, sponsored by Daegu International Musical Festival, was shown in New York's Acorn Theater from October 1 to October 4. With the story and cast all Korean, the audience had to read English subtitles during the performance but the show was reportedly a huge success..
Founded in 2004 and dubbed "the Sundance of Musicals", the New York Musical Festival is the biggest awarding event for the genre. Over 200 musicals have been introduced to the public through the festival and 28 musicals were submitted this year.
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