momosimana (momosimana) wrote in aramatheydidnt,

Musical adaptation of "Summer Snow" starring K-Pop stars

Summer Snow

On February 20, a press conference was held at Hotel New Otani Tokyo, Japan. Members from Korea’s popular groups like Super Junior's Sung Min, Supernova's Sung Jae and FT Island's Seung Hyun attended the press conference for the production of Korean musical "Summer Snow".

It will be the stage version of the popular drama series "Summer Snow" starring Domoto Tsuyoshi and Hirosue Ryoko which was broadcasted by TBS in 2000, the drama won 5 awards at the 24th Television Drama Academy Awards, including Best Drama & Best Actor. It depicts the youth’s growth, focusing on the love story between a young man who has been forced to grow up too quickly, and a young woman with an ailment that has placed restrictions on her life. Since the death of their parents, Natsuo (Domoto) became the pillar of the family and has been looking after his siblings while running the family bicycle shop. Yuki (Hirosue) becomes the only person in the world in whom he can confide.

Using triple cast concept, Sung Min, Sung Jae, and Seung Hyun, 3 of them will play as the main character, Jin Ha (Natsuo). Other casts are Heo Young Saeng (SS501), Kevin (U-Kiss), and Soo Hyun (U-Kiss).

Performance Schedule:

  • April 12 ~ 19: Amashin Archaic Hall (Hyogo)

  • May 31 ~ June 15: Akasaka ACT Theater (Tokyo)

Sources: 1, 2, 3
Tags: actor/actress, drama, hallyu, kinki kids

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