Leeteuk to appear in the musical?

Super Junior’s leader Leeteuk and actors Kim Moo Yeol and Ji Hyun Woo, who are currently serving in the army, will appear in a musical together.

According to several broadcasting officials on November 29, the three stars will appear on the musical The Promise, which was created by the Ministry of National Defense.

Besides the three stars, entertainers, who are serving in the military, will join together for the musical. The Ministry of National Defense will make an official announcement as soon as the the details are confirmed.

The musical will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. It is based on real people such as general Baek Sun Yeop and war correspondent Marguerite Higgins.

The musical will be played in January, 2013 at the National Theater of Korea.

It’s been reported that Super Junior‘s Leeteuk will be appearing in a musical alongside actors Kim Moo Yeol and Ji Hyun Woo, who are also currently serving in the army.

The three stars will be acting in ‘The Promise‘, which will be sponsored by the Ministry of National Defense. The musical is based on actual historical events and figures, such as General Baek Sun Yeop and war correspondent Marguerite Higgins, and will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War.

‘The Promise’ is scheduled to open in January of 2013 at the National Theater of Korea. The Ministry will make an official announcement when further details are confirmed.

Source:  Starnews & en.korea.com

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Key, Kyuhyun, Sunny, & Dana’s ‘Catch Me If You Can’ musical teasers revealed

As reported earlier, SHINee’s Key, Super Junior’s Kyuhyun, Girls’ Generation’s Sunny, andCSJH’s Dana will be performing in the ‘Catch Me If You can’ musical alongside musical actors.

The teasers featuring the cast were revealed recently, raising the level of anticipation even higher as fans gear up for the release of the musical starting on March 28th.

The teaser show behind-the-scenes footage of the musical’s poster photoshoot, and include short interview clips of each member.

Check them out.

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Sunny to Make Musical Acting Debut in ‘Catch Me If You Can’


Girls’ Generation’s Sunny has been cast in the musical “Catch Me If You Can”, based on the hit Hollywood movie.

 

Sunny will be playing the role of Brenda, the main love interest of the protagonist of the story, Frank Abagnale Jr. The story revolves around Frank’s life as a con artist who forges checks to pay himself millions as he turns himself into a fake doctor, lawyer, and even an airline pilot, all while constantly staying one step ahead of the chase from FBI agent Carl Hanratty. He finds a young girl, Brenda, whom he falls in love with but is unable to tell the truth about who he really is.

“Catch Me If You Can” was turned into a successful Broadway musical and is now hitting the stage in Korea. Among the other actors that will be in the musical are CSJH The Grace’s Dana, who will share the role of Brenda with Sunny and Choi Woori, and SHINee’s Key and Super Junior’s Kyuhyun, who will play the role of Frank.

Sunny will soon join her fellow Girls’ Generation members Taeyeon, Jessica, and Tiffany as a musical actress. Upon hearing the news of Sunny’s casting, fans quickly voiced their excitement, trending “Catch Me If You Can” worldwide on Twitter.

 

 

 

“Catch Me If You Can” will run from March 28th through June 10th with performances on Tuesdays through Saturdays at 4pm and 8pm, and Sundays at 3pm and 7pm at Bluesquare Samsung Card Hall. The official website for the musical also released a short teaser, which you can view below. Congratulations to Sunny and good luck in “Catch Me If You Can”!

 
Sources: catchmeifyoucan.co.krM Musicalthestream88@youtube.com
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Tiffany Completes Final ‘Fame’ Musical Performance

 

 

Last night, Tiffany completed her final performance for the musical “Fame”. In the musical, she portrayed the character Carmen Diaz, a performing arts student with dreams of becoming famous. Her first performance was a little over a month ago, and SONEs showed their support for Tiffany by sending a large amount of rice to celebrate her musical debut. For her final show last night, SONEs put together another special event to show their appreciation and love for Tiffany.

After the final curtain call, SONEs prepared a cake outside the venue where the musical was performed. The cake was surrounded by candles arranged in a heart shape. Once Tiffany emerged from the venue, SONEs cheered wildly and congratulated her for a successful stint as a musical actress. After blowing out a candle on the cake and drawing loud applause from the fans, Tiffany exclaimed, “Saranghaeyo!” to the fans and promised to continue working hard in the future.

 

 

 

 

The congratulatory fan event ended as Tiffany walked to her car on a red carpet that was lined on both sides by candles. The red carpet and candles had also been prepared by SONEs in attendance. Tiffany turned and waved to her fans several more times before finally getting in her car to return home.

 

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Eunhyuk can’t spell his beloved’s name?

 

@ALLRISESILVER 희님 이동핵 규!!!!! 의리의 남자들 고마워ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ확실히 나 노래로 캐스팅된거 알겠지?

Heenim Lee Donghaek Kyu!!!!! These loyal guys, thank youㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ Now you know for sure that I got casted because of my singing right? http://t.co/JezGRh5h (c)

 

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Cho joins ‘Doctor Zhivago’


Actor Cho Seung-woo

By Kwon Mee-yoo

Top actor Cho Seung-woo will join the new musical “Doctor Zhivago” as a male lead.

Initially, model-turned-actor Ju Ji-hun was cast for the role of Russian doctor Yuri Zhivago whose life is shaken by the Russian Revolution and Civil War in the early 20th century. However, he quit the position due to problems with his vocal chords, forcing OD Musical Company, the production firm, to look for a replacement two weeks before the opening.

“People might see me as a relief pitcher or replacement, but for now Yuri Zhivago is my role,” Cho said at a press conference.

Cho just finished his latest show “Zorro” Sunday and leaked his appearance in Doctor Zhivago at the curtain call for his last performance, hinting that he would “bring Russia to Jamsil,” where the theater is located.

The surprise choice was put down to the friendship between Cho and Shin Chun-soo, producer and CEO of OD Musical Company. The company has staged many hit musicals including “Jekyll and Hyde,” which Cho starred in

“The production was facing difficulties as Ju withdrew from the show. After thinking about it overnight I decided to ask Cho to take on the role of Zhivago,“ Shin said. “I have known Cho for years and knew he chooses works based on the artistic quality of the musical. It is absurd to ask an actor to play the role he had already refused, but I could ask again because it was Cho.”

Shin said the production has an understudy, but he thought it would be best to have another actor to play the lead role for the five-month run. “I think it is almost miraculous to hold this press conference and introduce Cho as the new Zhivago.”

“Frankly speaking, I thought Shin was off his rocker when I got a call from him (to join Doctor Zhivago),” the actor said. “Wondering why Shin asked me, I visited the rehearsal room the next day without contacting him. When I saw other actors rehearsing, I was moved by them. I then thought Shin was confident in Zhivago and was somewhat infatuated by his challenging spirit.”

Cho said he saw a video clip of the Australian production of the musical and was fascinated by the music and speedy scene changes which seemed boring in the script. “I was fascinated by the musical as if I was Yuri Zhivago in the vortex of the Russian Revolution,” he said.

The show will open on Jan. 27 at the Charlotte Theater in southern Seoul and run through June 3. The company said Hong Kwang-ho, another actor cast for Zhivago, would cover the show alone until Cho joins the show. It also cancelled six performances since he cannot perform nine shows a week.

Cho said exact date of his first performance will be announced later, but it usually takes about four to six weeks for him to rehearse.

 

Credit: The Korea Times

Kim Junsu from JYJ, ‘Being In Elisabeth Was Decided Without Hesitation’


Feelings have emerged of JYJ Kim Junsu’s casting in the musical “Elisabeth”.

On the afternoon of January 17th in downtown Seoul at the Namusan Production Center, the rehearsal of the musical “Elisabeth” was released with Kim Junsu’s comment, “It is an honor to best cast in this musical with such amazing artists.”

Junsu commented, “Without even realizing, it has become my third time being cast in a musical. Still being in a position of having yet to learn, it is a great honor to be able to act amongst such great artists, and to be a part of the creation of this production. I think this will give me the opportunity to learn a lot from my seniors, and just the chance to appear in this production is an honor.”

Furthermore with Sylvester Levay as the music composer (also from the musical “Mozart”) Junsu decided to be in this production without hesitation. “I will work hard for the role I was entrusted with,” Junsu stated.

On another note, the musical “Elisabeth” depicts the dramatic life of Elisabeth, the empress of Austria. The musical will begin on February 9th at the Blue Square Samsung Electronics Hall.

Source: kstarnews.jp
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