It’s her first musical.
The Korean manufacturing of Broadway’s Six the Musical opened its doorways on March 31, and EXID‘s Solji is taking part in the position of Katherine Howard. In response to her fellow actors, Solji cried practically every single day throughout rehearsals for the musical.
Six the Musical is a British musical comedy written by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, who have been college students at Cambridge College on the time. It tells the tales of Henry VIII’s six wives as they sing about who suffered essentially the most from marrying the King of England. Every spouse is impressed by actual musicians, reminiscent of Catherine of Aragon, modeled after a combination of Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, and Jennifer Hudson, and Anne Boleyn, a mixture of Miley Cyrus, Avril Lavigne, and Lily Allen.
Within the Korean manufacturing of Six the Musical, Solji performs the fifth spouse, Katherine Howard, whose character contains components of Britney Spears and Ariana Grande. With a slicked-back excessive ponytail, sizzling pink eyeshadow, and an identical sizzling pink outfit to go together with it, Katherine Howard is a personality who has emotional traumas and abuse from her childhood hidden behind her engaging look.
On Solji’s YouTube channel, she confirmed us behind-the-scenes footage of her with the solid of Six the Musical. She first shared that she had injured her leg, so she couldn’t begin with the remainder of the solid, however she is frequently getting bodily remedy so she will be able to be a part of the stage quickly.
She additionally confirmed how shut her bond was along with her fellow actors. Whereas speaking with co-stars Kim Ryeo Received and Hong Ji Hee, a employees member requested them, “How was Solji throughout rehearsals?” They answered that Solji cried throughout each rehearsal.
Solji cried rather a lot. I felt like she was delicate and actually good at with the ability to relate.
— Hong Ji Hee
She additionally mentioned that Katherine Howard is a personality with many traumas, so Solji cried throughout her scenes.
She cried rather a lot throughout her scenes which is smart becase Howard is a queen who went by so many unlucky hardships.
— Hong Ji Hee
Kim Ryeo Received mentioned they might joke and make enjoyable of Solji for crying nonstop. The vlog confirmed a clip of Solji wiping her tears whereas rehearsing.
Solji additionally interviewed actress Kim Ji Woo, who claimed that Solji is so form—too good generally for her personal good.
She additionally launched different actresses, together with Son Seung Yeon, Park Ga Ram, and Kim Ji Solar, and confirmed how shut she has develop into to the solid. They laughed and had a good time.
On the finish of her video, Solji mentioned she couldn’t wait till her leg healed so she may carry out. On April 29, she lastly had her first efficiency as Katherine Howard, and all her laborious work and tears throughout rehearsals paid off as she rocked the stage.
Six the Musical is presently taking part in at Coex Shinhan Card Artium and can run till June 25.