Dr. Butterfly – A New Musical

Wednesday & Thursday, November 20 & 21, 2013 at 8PM

Jazz at LincolnCenter’s Frederick P. Rose Hall
(Broadway at 60th Street, NYC)

  • Book adapted by Jin Young Kim, from the original script by Richard Gleaves
  • Based on the play by Eui Kyung Kim
  • Music by Sun Ha Kim, Joseph Baker and Jin Young Kim
  • Director Jin Young Kim
  • Choreographer Danny Pelzig
  • Vocal Coach Jeanne Lehman
  • Co-producer Jeffrey Markowitz


Dr. Butterfly is a new musical based on the life of JooMyungSeok, a natural scientist who created the first complete map of Korean butterflies during the tumultuous period from World War II through the Korean War. A musical with epic sweep and personal heartbreak, this haunting and beautiful show will enchant and thrill New York theater goers. Direct from a limited run in Korea, this stirring musical even touches upon the science of global warming and the choices we can make to save humankind. 

For more information, please contact the Korean Cultural Service Performing Arts Manager at performingarts@koreanculture.org.

Miro Yoon