Junsu’s “Tears of Heaven” receive favorable reviews from war veterans
JYJ’s Kim Junsu is receiving favorable reviews for his enthusiastic performance in the musical “Tears of Heaven.”
At 8pm on February 22nd, 30 Vietnam War veterans and their wives came to see the musical “Tears of Heaven” in Haeorum Seoul National Theatre and was moved to tears. The current KEPCO KDN President Jun DoBong (the previous commander of the Marine Corps), who served during the Vietnam War, was also present on this day.
The war veterans lavishly applauded the performance, stating that “we were moved to tears by the characters’ ardent love for each other and the story which realistically portrayed the Vietnam War period.” The heart aching love story born during the war had successfully won the sympathy of the audience.
President Jun DoBong revealed, “because I am part of the generation that directly experienced the Vietnam War, the musical affects me in a unique way. I was surprised by how similar the story’s background and the main character “Jun’s” situation was to my own. The musical touched the emotions that were deeply buried in my heart and moved me endlessly.”
Furthermore, President Jun stated, “the story itself was also impressive. The dense storyline directly portrayed an accurate image of history. I was frightened throughout the musical because I was constantly reminded of the horrendous nature of the Vietnam War which occurred 40 years ago.”
“Tears of Heaven” is a masterpiece based on the Vietnam War, and is a global musical, produced by SulN Company and Creative Production, geared towards the world market. The musical will be held in the Haeorum National Theatre until March 19th.
Original article: http://star.mt.co.kr/stview.php?no=2011022511232815445&type=
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