JYJ star Xia Junsu has been revered for his performance in the musical adaptation of popular manga & anime "Death Note".
Xia plays the role of "L": the world’s greatest detective and one of the show's major characters. It’s a challenging role but the reviews of Xia’s performance have been nothing but glowing.
One review said, "With his unique husky voice and skills to adapt it in interpreting songs and depicting chemistry with other characters, Kim [Xia] highlighted his performance in the musical".
“Death Note” the musical opened on Saturday at the Seongnam Arts Center Opera House and as the Korea Times reports, “audiences have been impressed with Xia's delicacy in portraying L”, even by the way he controls his toes.
Xia Junsu has starred in a number of musicals: Mozart!, Tears of Heaven, Elisabeth, December and Dracula.
Here is one of the songs from the musical performed by Xia Junsu entitled, “Let the Games Begin”.