SHINee's Key, 2AM's Jo Kwon, B1A4's CNU, VIXX's Ken confirmed for musical 'Chess'


Upcoming musical 'Chess' has confirmed the cast for its lead character.

According to the officials in the musical industry on May 5th, SHINee's Key, 2AM's Jo Kwon, B1A4's CNU and VIXX's Ken will be starring in 'Chess' as the male lead, a chess player of the Soviet Union name Anatoly. The musical will set its background in the Cold War era and will feature intense rock music.

Unlike Key and Jo Kwon who already have much experiences as musical actors, this will be CNU and Ken' first challenge in the field so many people are looking forward to their performances.

'Chess' is a musical with lyrics written by Tim Rice and music created by Bj√∂rn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, the two former members of ABBA. It will start its run on June 19th at Sejong Grand Theater.