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The Script, an Irish rock band, will stage its first solo concert in Seoul next week.

MUSIC



THE SCRIPT

Uniqlo Ax

March 27: Pop rock band the Script is holding its first solo concert in Korea. The Irish trio, formed in 2001 in Dublin, created “Celtic soul” by mixing their soulful music with groove rock. The band is known for performances that echo with upbeat numbers and stunning ballads.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets cost 110,000 won ($99.02).

Gwangnaru Station, line No. 5, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



PSY

Seoul World Cup Stadium

April 13: Psy will hold a concert titled “Happening” on the same day he releases a new single. The event will be streamed live on YouTube.

The concert will start at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets range from 55,000 won to 110,000 won.

Worldcup Stadium Station, line No. 6, exit 1 or 2.

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



LORIN MAAZEL & THE MUNICH

PHILHARMONIC

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

April 21 and 22: Conductor Lorin Maazel presents modern and classical sounds with the Munich Philharmonic. On the first day, the program will include the “Beethoven Coriolan Overture in C minor, Op. 62,” “Beethoven Symphony No. 4 in B Flat Major, Op. 60” and “Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92.” On the second day, the concert will continue with the music of Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky.

The concert starts at 5 p.m. on the first day and 8 p.m. on the second day.

Tickets range from 70,000 won to 350,000 won.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5

(02) 580-1300, www.sac.or.kr



KRAFTWERK

Jamsil Sports Complex, Dome Stage

April 27: German electronic music pioneer Kraftwerk, a legendary group that is said to have influenced other big-names like Michael Jackson and Coldplay, is holding its first concert in Seoul.

The quartet is well-known for ingenious performances, and this time, it will dazzle on a stereoscopic stage specially designed for the show.

To make the most out of the stunning visuals, all audience members will be given 3-D glasses at no charge.

The combination of laser beams, a 3-D screen and techno music will usher fans into the fantastical.

The concert starts at 9 p.m.

Tickets cost 110,000 won.

Sports Complex Station, line No. 2, exit 6 and 7.

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



MARTHA ARGERICH & MISCHA MAISKY

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

May 6: Pianist Martha Argerich will join cellist Mischa Maisky for the first time onstage in Korea, although they have performed as a duet for more than 30 years.

The program will include selections by Schubert, Stravinsky and Beethoven.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 220,000 won.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5

(02) 580-1300, www.sac.or.kr





THEATER



THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Blue Square, Samsung Hall

To Sunday: Broadway’s longest-running musical returns to Seoul in its 25th year.

Performances start at 8 p.m. weekdays, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. weekends.

Tickets are 50,000 won to 160,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



FALSTAFF

Seoul Arts Center, Opera Theater

March 21 to 24: Bulgarian conductor Julian Kovatchev will present an opera based on Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor.” The performance dates to 1893 and features music by Giuseppe Verdi.

Performances start at 7:30 p.m. weekdays and

3 p.m. weekends.

Tickets range from 10,000 won to 150,000 won.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5

(02) 580-1300, www.sac.or.kr



REBECCA

LG Arts Center

To March 31: A Korean production of the German-language musical “Rebecca” based on the novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier has been created by Michael Kunze and Sylvester Levay. Yoo Jun-sang, Ryu Jung-han and Oh Man-seok have been cast for the production.

Performances start at 8 p.m. weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. There are no performances Monday.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 130,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



SWEET, COME TO ME STEALTHILY

Seoul Arts Center, CJ Towol Theater

To March 31: Some 47 years since its debut in Korea, the musical has been revived with new music, choreography and advanced technology.

The performance features Kim Sun-young, Choi Jae-woong and Hong Gwang-ho.

Tickets are 44,000 won to 99,000 won.

Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5

(02) 580-1300, www.sac.or.kr



MARGUERITE AND ARMAND

LG Arts Center

April 5 to 7: The musical is inspired by “La Dame aux Camellias” by Alexandre Dumasfils.

Performances start at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and

3 p.m. and 6 p.m. weekends.

Tickets range from 40,000 won to 100,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com

THE THREE MUSKETEERS

Chungmu Art Hall

To April 21: The novel by Alexandre Dumas has been recreated into an astonishing musical.

Performances start at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday;

8 p.m. Friday; and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday and holidays.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 130,000 won.

Sindang Station, line No. 2, exit 1

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



AIDA

D-Cube Art Center

To April 28: A Korean adaptation of Elton John and Tim Rice’s “Aida” is being staged for the third time in Korea.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. There is no show Monday.

Tickets are 60,000 won to 120,000 won.

Sindorim Station, line Nos. 1 and 2, exit 1

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



ARSENE LUPIN

Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

To May 5: Attractive thief Arsene Lupin is the main character in Maurice Leblanc’s novel that has been adapted into a musical.

It starts at 8 p.m. weekdays except Monday; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are 60,000 won to 100,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



MAMA, DON’T CRY

Chungmu Art Hall

To May 26: “Mama, Don’t Cry” is a musical about a physicist who is a genius except when it comes to love.

Performances start at 8 p.m. weekdays except Monday, and at 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. weekends.

Tickets are 50,000 won.

Sindang Station, line No. 2, exit 1

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com





TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE



SHIM CHUNG

National Theater of Korea

May 9 to 12: The Universal Ballet will again stage Korea’s first ballet 27 years since its debut.

Performances start at 8 p.m. weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and 3 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets range from 10,000 won to 100,000 won.

Dongkuk University Station, line No. 3, exit 6

1544-1555, ticket.interpark.com



Event information is culled from the Korea Tourism Organization and other online sources.
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