“Curtain Call” Kdrama 2022 | Cast | Synopsis | Preview & more

Overview: “Curtain Call” Kdrama (also known as “A Tree Dies Standing”) is a KBS2 original drama series that released on October 31, 2022. It will tell the story of a struggling stage actor who has to act as the grandson of an old woman who got separated from her husband and the child during the Korean War. Today, she is the founder of Nakwon hotel chain. “Curtain Call” stars Kang Ha Neul, Ha Ji Won, Go Doo Shim and more in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Viki*.

Table of Contents

  • Synopsis
  • Genre
  • Cast
  • Air Time & Schedule
  • Episodes & Ratings
  • Still Cuts
  • Notes & Facts
  • Where To Watch Online?
  • Trailers & Clips


“Curtain Call” Korean drama story goes like this. Ja Geum Soon (Go Doo Shim) gets separated from her husband and the only child during the Korean War in the 1950s. In the hope of meeting her family back, she opens a hotel. This hotel later becomes the successful Nakwon hotel chain. Today, Ja Geum Soon is at the end of her life, and she wishes to meet her grandson Im Moon Sung before dying. Jung Sang Cheol (Sung Dong Il), her assistant, decides to fulfill her wish, and he hires a stage actor Yoo Jae Heon (Kang Ha Neul) to act as Im Moon Sung. This changes Yoo Jae Heon’s life.


Family, Romance, Business, Slice of Life

Main Cast & Characters

  • Kang Ha Neul as Yoo Jae Heon/ Moon Sung (theatre actor)
  • Ha Ji Won as Park Se Yeon (Geum Soon’s granddaughter)
  • Kwon Sang Woo as Bae Dong Je
  • Go Doo Shim as Ja Geum Soon
  • Jung Ji So as Seo Yoon Hee (theatre actress)
  • Sung Dong Il as Jung Sang Cheol (Hotel Nakwon’s former manager)
  • Noh Sang Hyun as Lee Mun Sung (smuggler from North Korea)

Supporting Cast

  • Ji Seung Hyun as Park Se Joon
  • Choi Dae Hoon as Park Se Gyu
  • Ji Seung Hyun as Park Se Joon
  • Bae Hae Sun as Yoon Jung Sook
  • Hwang Woo Seul Hye as Hyun Ji Won
  • Han Jae Young as Jang Tae Joo
  • Son Jong Hak as Kim Seung Do
  • Jung Eugene as Song Hyo Jin
  • Kim Hyun Sook as Hong Ra Kyung

Air Time & Schedule

New Episodes every Monday & Tuesday at 09:50 KST.

Episodes & Ratings

Korean drama “Curtain Call” will have a total of 16 episodes.

Still Cuts

Notes & Facts

  • The roles of Park Se Yeon and Geum Soon were first offered to Son Ye Jin and Youn Yuh Jung respectively.
  • Kang Ha Neul earlier starred in Korean drama “Insider” (2022).
  • Ha Ji Won earlier starred in Korean drama “Chocolate” (2019).
  • Go Doo Shim earlier starred in Korean drama “Our Blues” (2022).
  • Kwon Sang Woo earlier starred in Korean drama “X in Crisis” (2022).
  • Jung Ji So earlier appeared in Korean drama “Doom at Your Service” (2021).
  • Sung Dong Il earlier starred in Korean drama “If You Wish Upon Me” (2022).
  • Noh Sang Hyun earlier appeared in Korean drama “Pachinko” (2022).
  • Director: Yun Sang Ho
  • ScriptWriter: Jo Sung Geol

Where To Watch Online?

You can watch “Curtain Call” online on Viki here.

Trailers & Clips

Episodes 1, 2, 3,….., Highlights

*Drama is subject to regional availability.