K-Pop Crossover: David Bowie, Carly Rae Jepsen, Linda Ronstadt Top Our List Of Pop Stars Who Made It In Musicals
On Wednesday it was announced that Jo Kwon, frontman of the K-pop boy band 2AM, will get a chance to show his dramatic range this summer with a lead role in a Seoul production of the popular musical "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert."
But pop stars taking musical theater roles is nothing new. Here is our list of five pop stars that have found major success on a different stage.
5. Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots
Cyndi Lauper, she"s so unusual. She"s also very funny. Just watch an old "Mad About You" episode. Cyndi and Harvey Fierstein, who"s pretty funny himself, co-wrote the musical "Kinky Boots" based on the 2005 movie of the same name. "Kinky Boots" is about a shoe factory"s young that"s saved by a drag queen who helps in its transformation into a specialty store for other drag queens