Super Junior-M sweeps Thailand charts 2013/03/27, Source,
Super Junior-M, a unit group of popular Hallyu singer Super Junior, has continued to take the No. 1 spot on major music chart in Thailand since its album release there last month. The unit group's second regular album, titled "Break Down", stayed on top of the chart released by Thailand's largest record chain B2S for three consecutive weeks since February 25, according to the group's agency SM Entertainment,...More
Super Junior's Sungmin cast in musical 2013/03/20, Source, Sungmin of boy band Super Junior was cast in the musical "Summer Snow", according to his agency SM Entertainment yesterday. He will be playing the lead character in a show starting in April in Osaka and in May in Tokyo,...More
Park Kwang-hyun gets musical role 2013/03/04, Source, Park Kwang-hyun will play a weighty role in the K-pop star studded musical "Summer Snow", his agency FNC Entertainment said yesterday. Based on a popular Japanese television series of the same name, the musical centers on a 23-year-old who cares for his deaf younger brother and pregnant 17-year-old sister after the death of their parents. The main character also has a girlfriend who is dying of a heart disease. Park, 35, will play a doctor who vies with the main character in a love triangle. The doctor chooses cardiology as his specialty to cure her of the disease,...More
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
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