Updated December 21st, 2023 at 10:43 IST

K-Drama actor Sung Tae Joon sustains a head injury while performing the musical Macbeth on stage

K-Drama star Sung Tae Joon encountered an unfortunate incident during a performance of the iconic play, Macbeth. He sustained a head injury on stage.

Sung Tae Joon | Image:Instagram
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Korean musical theater and K-Drama star, Sung Tae Joon, encountered an unfortunate incident during a performance of the iconic play, Macbeth. Tae Joon faced a head injury when inadvertently struck by a prop sword. Despite enduring a visible head injury with bleeding, Tae Joon showcased remarkable resilience, choosing to soldier on with the performance, fully embodying the commitment of a dedicated performer.

Sung Tae Joon | Image: Instagram

 

Sung Tae Joon rushed to emergency room after getting injured

Hicon Entertainment released a statement on December 20 and stated that Sung Tae Joon is on the path of recovery after the unfortunate incident. "During the earlier part of the show, he received a gash in his head from a prosthetic sword in an accident. The actor continued the show while bleeding and immediately went to the emergency room once the show had ended, where he was examined and treated," they stated.

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Sung Tae Joon | Image: Instagram

 

They concluded, "We would like to tell the audience who may have been shocked that the actor will be treated at the hospital until he recovers from the wound. Also, the show will continue without any casting changes."

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Sung Tae Joon | Image: Instagram

 

What happened to Sung Tae Joon after the performance?

Post the performance, Sung Tae Joon was swiftly rushed to the emergency room for immediate medical assistance and treatment. Hicon Entertainment, Tae Joon's management agency, promptly issued a statement on December 20, 2023, informing the public about the unfortunate incident. They provided reassurance about Tae Joon's condition, highlighting his path to recovery. Tae Joon, known for his roles in popular K-Drama series such as Lovely Horribly and Happy Sisters, is currently undergoing the recovery process.

Addressing concerns, the agency affirmed that there would be no alterations to the musical's cast, and the production's schedule would continue as planned. This announcement alleviated worries about potential disruptions to the show due to Sung Tae Joon's injury. 

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Published December 21st, 2023 at 10:42 IST