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Takahashi Ai appears at the press conference for musical 'The Wedding Singer'

December 18, 2012 @ 5:00 am
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On December 17th, Former Morning Musume member, Takahashi Ai, attended a press conference to announce the production of musical "The Wedding Singer", held at a wedding hall in Tokyo.

Takahashi appeared in a waitress uniform, which was the costume for her role, and expressed her happiness, "I am really happy to be able to appear on this loved musical." When asked about the most impressive wedding she has ever attended, she answered, "My friend's wedding from my hometown (Fukui) was quite magnificent. They changed their rings with a singer singing live, and the spotlights played on the couple...it was like a stage performance!"

At the conference, lead actor Inoue Yoshio, Ayabuki Mao, Yoshino Keigo, and the director, Yamada Kazuya also made appearances. About her co-stars, Takahashi said, "I've seen them all! I'm happy to be able to appear on the same stage with them. I'm too happy to be here that I might go crazy." She continued, "Since I will be living a rare life in the musical, I would like to add emotions so that the audience will be able to feel sympathy." The lead actor Inoue, who will be playing as "Robbie", also said about Takahashi, "Ai-chan's cuteness definitely suits the role. I am worried about our age difference... I want to follow Ai-chan's youthfulness."

"The Wedding Singer" is a musical comedy with a theme of marriage based on the 1998 film of the same name. It was first played in Japan back in 2008, and this will be the third and last time for it to be played.

At the conference, 60 people who were chosen among 1200 applicants by lottery were invited, and Takahashi and Inoue performed one of their duet song which will be played in the musical.

The musical will be open at Hibiya Theatre Crea during March 1st ~ 20th in 2013.

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Source & Image: MANTAN WEB

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