[Anchor Lead]Many Koreans tend to think that the traditional opera of "Changgeuk" is mainly for older audiences. However, an experimental performance of Changgeuk led by young singers is mesmerizing younger crowds. Take a look.[Pkg]A swallow that carried a pumpkin seed turns into a dancer sporting an over-the-top suit.[Soundbite] "Where are you headed? (I'm thinking of Gangnam.)"There's even a new character not found in the original story - an alien at that - who descends from the sky to meet the main character, Heungbo. This Changgeuk or Korean classical opera performance is titled Mr. Heungbo. It's an all-new adaptation of the storyline and music from the traditional pansori "Heungbuga." The show is led by actors in their 20s to 30s, both critically and commercially acclaimed, including Yu Taepyungyang who was touted as a prodigy for his feat of singing the entire pansori Heungbuga at a record age of just 6. [Soundbite] Yu Taepyungyang(Role of "Swallow") : "I feel proud to elevate the role through a new style of acting."The production is headed by musical director Lee Ja-ram, herself a musical talent since childhood. The young cast have put together a youthful changgeuk performance.[Soundbite] Kim Jun-soo(Role of "Heungbo") : "There are many modern reinterpretations of traditional works. I believe viewers will be curious and come to check it out."Response from young viewers is especially positive. People in their 20s and 30s account for more than half of ticket reservations.[Soundbite] Jeong Ee-joo(Spectator) : "It was so much more entertaining than I had expected. I am pleasantly surprised."An experimental take on a classical Korean opera led by young traditional singers is drawing new audience members to the musical genre of changgeuk.