Helen Park on the ‘KPOP’ Tony Nomination
Helen Park, a composer and lyricist, was recently nominated for a 2018 Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for the musical ‘KPOP’. In a recent interview, Park expressed her thoughts and feelings on the nomination.
The ‘KPOP’ Musical
‘KPOP’ is an off-Broadway musical that showcases the Korean pop music industry. The show takes place in a fictional K-Pop music label and follows the lives of several young performers as they try to achieve their dreams of stardom.
Impact of the Nomination
For Park, the Tony nomination is a tremendous honor and an acknowledgement of the hard work and effort that went into ‘KPOP’. She sees the nomination as a validation of her work and also as an encouragement to continue pursuing her passion for writing music. In her own words, Park said:
“Being nominated for a Tony Award feels like an encouragement to continue. It’s a reminder to keep going, to keep writing and to keep creating. To have our work be recognized by the Broadway community is a great honor and it’s also validation for all of the work that went into ‘KPOP’.”
The Tony nomination for Best Original Score is a significant accomplishment for Helen Park and the entire ‘KPOP’ team. It highlights the exceptional talent and hard work that went into creating the musical. Park’s reaction to the nomination reflects her passion and dedication to her craft. It is a reminder to all of us to pursue our dreams and passions with determination and perseverance.