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Jack The Ripper – The Musical

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Purple crushed velvet, bejeweled fake fur, slashed to the navel satin shirt – somehow the Japanese version of the elusive old serial killer comes off as slightly more of a gay blade than history gives him credit for! But it gets better – this isn’t the original production of Jack The Ripper, The Musical. The world premiere was actually in Korean, which not only features a Jack who could double for a fey Inigo Montoya, all the cops are soap opera eye candy as well!

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And this isn’t the only awesome all-Japanese Broadway production of sing-along musical favorites! Check out the all-Japanese versions of Fiddler On The Roof, South Pacific, Amadeus, Peter Pan, and Ocean’s Eleven...

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Jonelle Patrick View All

Writing mystery books set in Tokyo is mostly what I do, but I also blog about the odd stuff I see every day in Japan. I'm a graduate of Stanford University and the Sendagaya Japanese Institute in Tokyo, and a member of the International Thriller Writers, the Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters In Crime. When I'm not in Tokyo, I live in San Francisco. I also host a travel site called The Tokyo Guide I Wish I'd Had, so if you're headed to Japan and want to check out the places I take my friends when they're in town, take a look!

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