Who is the coveted idol singer for musical producers?
Kim Jaejoong has a high potential as a musical actor, following JYJ Kim Junsu who is a star of the musical world already.
Which idols are successful in holding two jobs?
(T/N: Two jobs refer to a main job and a side job.)
Idol members have the charisma to hold the audience’s attention on stage and they attract fans with their different and fresh charisma on broadcast.
These idol members are JYJ’s Kim Junsu, Park Yoochun, Kim Jaejoong, After School’s UEE and Miss A’s Suzy.
“Music-dol” Kim Junsu who performed in Mozart and Elizabeth, was chosen as the idol with the strongest ticket power for three years consecutively.
Park Yoochun is a case of an idol who transformed into an actor successfully. He received recognition for his work in Sungkyunkwan Scandal and Miss Ripley. Through Rooftop Prince, he was named “acting-dol” for receiving favorable reviews from the viewers and his colleagues.
Kim Jaejoong’s ability to express emotions through his eyes in the recent drama, Dr Jin also received praise from distinguished senior actors.
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Elisabeth – First in musical sales for the first half of the year
Elisabeth musical sold the most tickets for the first half of this year.
According to the 2012 Performance and Arts Business Survey, Elisabeth was the highest grossing musical among those that was shown between January 1 to June 30.
Elisabeth was shown from February 8 to May 13 at Blue Square Samsung Hall in Hannam-dong, Seoul. In particular, the shows that Kim Junsu acted in were sold out.
Wicked and Notre Dame de Paris cliched the second and third place respectively. Doctor Zhivago was fourth and Catch Me If You Can was placed fifth.
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Interpark Ticket-Cast says the most popular figure in the first half of this year is Kim Junsu from JYJ.
Who is the most popular figure in the first half of this year?
Korean biggest online ticket seller Interpark revealed the most popular figure and performance since it launched “Ticket Cast” service last January.
To begin with, the most popular performer who Ticket-Cast users registered as a figure they are interested in is Kim Junsu(11,866 people). He is followed by Cho Seungwoo(10,415), Ryu Junghan, Park Euntae, Kim Sunyoung, Ok Juhyun, Infinite, Beast, and Hong Gwangho.
The popular performance registered as an interesting one is the musical Elizabeth(10,827 people registered), the most sensational one in the 1st half of this year.
*the news that is not related to Junsu is omitted by translator
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Group B2ST snapped a photo with JYJ member Kim Junsu who plays an important role in the musical, ‘Elisabeth‘.
On April 11th, B2ST member Lee Kikwang wrote via his official Twitter page, “We just watched Junsu hyung’s musical,” and shared the photo above.
Each of the B2ST members posed uniquely for the camera in the photo to congratulate Kim Junsu, and Junsu himself looked like he had just walked off stage with his heavy stage makeup and ensemble.
Fellow B2ST member Yang Yoseob who also saw the musical also wrote via his Twitter page, “Elisabeth, great musical.. Junsu hyung rocks!”, while Yoon Doojoon wrote, “Just saw Elisabeth! Ahhh that’s Junsu hyung for you!”
Netizens who saw the boys’ tweets responded by saying, “Good to see that the junior and senior artists getting along“, along with “Isn’t Junsu amazing in the musical?”, and “I want to see Junsu in the musical too!”
Meanwhile, ‘Elisabeth’ will continue it’s theatrical run until May 13th at Blue Square Samsung Hall.