Musical as next 'hallyu' 2012/09/19, Source,
A Korean production of the Czech musical "Jack the Ripper" in Tokyo, Sunday, was well received by the audience. / Courtesy of M Musical Company
By Kwon Mee-yoo A Korean production of musical "Jack the Ripper", successfully opened at the Aoyama Theater in Tokyo, Sunday. Despite the high price of 9,500-16,000 yen ($120-$200) a ticket, the first night starring Sungmin of Super Junior was sold out and some 1,200 audience members gave it a standing ovation. The show, revolving around a serial murder case in London in 1888, is originally a Czech musical, but Japan wanted to stage the Korean adaption. The Korean rendition has new characters and choreography, adding more of a spectacle to the show. "Hallyu", or Korean wave, stars such as Ahn Jae-wook and Sungmin attracted more than 40,000 foreigners to the show here following its Korean premiere in 2009,...More
Sungmin matures in 'Jack the Ripper' 2012/09/05, Source, Sungmin of Super Junior plays young doctor, Daniel, in the musical "Jack the Ripper". The show, which ended Aug. 25 in Seoul, will open Sept. 16 in Tokyo. / Courtesy of M Musical Company
By Kwon Mee-yoo Sungmin of Super Junior hastransformed into Daniel, a young doctor who is
passionate in his love and job, in the musical "Jack the Ripper". The show closed curtains in Seoul on Aug. 25 but the Tokyo production opens on Sept. 16. On the musical stage, the powerful performance as Super Junior member is replaced by his portrayal of subtle feelings of the young and innocent Daniel to underscore his deepest and darkest desires,...More
JYJ's Junsu, Best Musical Ticket Selling Idol 2012/08/09, Source,
For the third year in a row, JYJ's Kim Junsu was picked as the musical ticket power idol seller. The results of the 2012 Musical Power Idol was broadcast on August 12th, where Junsu was in first place for his role in this year. Super Junior's Sungmin was in 2nd place for his role in , Beast's Jang Hyun-seung followed for his part in , 4th place went to Kyuhyun of Super Junior as he starred in , and the 5th spot went to 2AM's Changmin and his project,...More
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