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FT Island′s Song Seung Hyun Concludes ′Jack the Ripper′ Performances in Japan with a Standing Ovation

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2012.10.04 19:32 Mwave Park, HyunMin Translation Credit : Erika Kim

FT Island′s Song Seung Hyun successfully wrapped up his last performance of the musical Jack the Ripper in Japan.

The singer performed as the lead of the musical, Daniel, in the Korean runs, and continued to perform in the Japanese runs from September 19. On October 1 and 2, his Japan performances finally came to a close with a standing ovation at Tokyo Aoyama.

FT Island′s Song Seung Hyun Concludes ′Jack the Ripper′ Performances in Japan with a Standing Ovation

Song Seung Hyun said, "Our Korean performances and Japanese performances have come to a close, and I was happy that the audience showed such passionate support and applause. I′m happy and thankful that I′ve received love not only as FT Island′s Song Seung Hyun, but also as the musical actor Song Seung Hyun."

Song Seung Hyun was the youngest actor to play Daniel for Jack the Ripper, and received favorable reviews for his acting from audiences and press. In Japan also he showed off his praiseworthy feats, confirming his potential as a musical actor.

The singer next plans to join the FT Island members in Korea and promote the band′s fourth studio album Five Treasure Box.

Jack the Ripper is one of the most successful musicals in Korea. It is based on the real unsolved mystery murders, and after starting off in 2009, has gone through two sets of encore performances. It sold out all tickets for all performances three years in a row, and is the most sought out musical by foreign audiences.

Photo credit: FNC Music

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