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2014.7.2 TICKET



Ewha Womans University, Samsung Hall

Tomorrow to July 20: A cappella group Sweet Sorrow will woo audiences with its fourth album, “For Lovers Only.”

All seats are 88,000 won ($87).

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, at 6 p.m. on Saturdays, at 5 p.m. on Sundays.

Ewha Womans University Station, line No. 2, exit 2 or 3.


Jamsil Subsidiary Stadium

July 12 to 13: The old g.o.d. is back with their new single “Ugly Duckling,” and the group is holding a concert to celebrate its 15th anniversary. The iconic K-pop band will also release its eighth album in July, so the concert will be full of new songs.

The group is known for its numerous hits, including “Love and Memory.”

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 143,000 won.

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



Uniqlo Ax

July 13: Girl’s Day is holding its first solo concert, “Summer Party.” The four-member girl group will donate profits from the concert to Plan Korea, a fund-raising organization for underprivileged children around the world, which the girl group is an honorary ambassador of.

The concert starts at 4 p.m.

All tickets are standing and cost 10,000 won.

Gwangnaru Station, line No. 5, exit 2.


Peace Plaza, The War Memorial of Korea

July 18 to 19: Veteran vocalist Lee Seung-chul is to hold a summer concert in Yongsan, southern Seoul. He will feature popular tracks from his 28-year musical journey during his concert.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 55,000 won to 180,000 won.

Samgakji Station, line No. 4, exit 1.


Coex Auditorium

July 19: Sensational ballad singer Gummy returns after a four-year hiatus to grace her fans with her soulful yet powerful voice. Gummy made her debut in 2003 with the album “Like Them” and has kept her title as a top Korean singer with hits like “When You Return” and “Snow Flower.” In her solo concert she plans to share songs from her second mini-album that contains relatable lyrics and melodies.

The concert starts at 6 p.m.

All seats are 88,000 won.

Samsung Station, line No. 2, exit 5 or 6.



Alpensia Resort in Gangwon

July 26 to Aug. 2: The international festival for classical music fans is in its 11th edition, which centers on the traditional music of Italy and Spain. As shown in its title, “O Sole Mio,” which is a famous folk song of Napoli, the festival aims to reflect the versatile music and inspirations from the southern parts of Europe. Korea’s world-famous classical musicians Chung Myung-wha and Chung Kyung-wha will once again overlook the festival as its artistic directors.

The concerts start at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets range from 40,000 won to 70,000 won.

Take the regular bus provided from the resort.


Seongnam Arts Center and Bundang Central Park Outdoor Stage

August 2, 9 and 16: Internationally renowned cellist Chang Han-na reached global fame when she ranked in first place at the fourth Rostropovich International Cello Competition when she was 11 years old. Now, Chang unleashes her skills as a conductor to bring Debussy, Stravinsky and other composers’ works to life.

Tickets range from 10,000 won to 50,000 won for Seongnam Arts Center. Free admission for Bundang Central Park.

The concert starts at 5 p.m. on Aug. 2 and 9 and at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 16.

Imae Station (Seongnam Arts Center Station), Bundang line, exit 1 for Seongnam Arts Center.

Seohyeon Station, Bundang line, exit 2 or 3 for Bundang Central Park.



Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

To Aug. 3: “Mozart!” is the first Austrian musical introduced in Korea. Its first performance in 2011 filled up the 3,000 seats at Sejong Grand Theater and sold out the following year, proving its incredible popularity. Im Tae-kyung, Park Eun-tae and Park Hyo-shin play the musical prodigy Mozart who goes through a musical and emotional roller-coaster ride.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 130,000 won.

Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 1 or 8


Baekam Art Hall

To Sept. 28: World-famous rock musical “Hedwig” is back to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its launch in Korea. The show about a transgender rocker, Hedwig, and her band the Angry Inch. It was first introduced in the United States in 1998 and has been adapted countless times internationally. The musical starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays to Thursdays; 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Fridays; 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturdays; and 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays and holidays. There is no show on Mondays.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 69,000 won.

Samseong Station, line No. 2, exit 8.


Soo Hyun Jae Theater

To July 31: Seasoned actress Kim Sung-ryung will star in a new play originating from the French production “Jamais 2 Sans 3,” which sold out for the three months it was staged in Paris. It tells the tale of three girls with identical looks but different personalities.

Until June 15, the play starts at 8 p.m. from Tuesdays to Fridays and at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. From June 16 to July 13, the play starts at 8 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Tickets are 50,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 2.


Chungmu Art Hall

To Aug. 3: Based on Betty Comden and Adolph Green’s original story, leading K-pop artists - Baek-hyun of Exo, Kyu-hyun of Super Junior and Jay of Trax - all play the main character, Don Lockwood, while Sunny of Girls’ Generation acts as Kathy Seldon.

The show starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Friday; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays, and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays. No shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 130,000 won.

Sindang Station, lines No. 2 and 6, exit 1 or 9.


Blue Square

To July 13: Since its premiere on the West End in 1981, “Cats” has become one of the best-loved musicals in the world. The felines will once again present their extravagant show to Korean audiences for the first time in six years.

Performances start at 8 p.m. on weekdays, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends. No shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 140,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 1.



D-Cube Arts Center

Aug. 2 to Sept. 28: One of the most popular musicals in Korea, “Chicago,” is being staged locally for the 10th time since its premier in 2000. For this run, the singer Ivy is once again taking the role of Roxie Hart, while veteran actress Choi Jung-won, who played Roxie Hart last year, will play Velma Kelly.

The musical starts weekdays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. No shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 50,000 to 120,000 won.

Sindorim Station, line No. 1 and 2, exit 1.


Seoul Arts Center

Friday to Sunday: Renowned prima ballerina Kang Sue-jin will play the title role in Giacomo Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly.” Kang’s choreography was designed exclusively for her by Enrique Gasa Valga, the director of Innsbruck Ballet Company, which is based in Austria. The performance starts at 8 p.m. on Friday, 7 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets cost from 40,000 won to 200,000 won.

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


Seoul Arts Center

July 17 to Sept. 5: Frank Wildhorn’s adaptation of the Gothic novel will be staged in Korea for the first time, starring the nation’s most beloved performers. Kim Jun-su, who played Death in “Elisabeth” (2013), and Ryu Jung-han of “Frankenstein” (2014) will play the lead.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays; additional show on 3 p.m. Wednesday. On weekends, the show starts at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. No show on Monday.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 140,000 won.

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



Incheon Penta Park

Aug. 1 to 3: Now in its sixth edition, the nation’s biggest summer rock festival starts in August. After featuring high-profile bands from around the globe through the years, music fans await the next big star to impress in Incheon. The first lineup includes the Suicidal Tendencies, Urban Zakafa and Orange Range.

A one-day ticket costs 110,000 won, while a two-day ticket is 154,000 won.

International Business District Station, line No. 1, exit 5.


Seoul World Cup Stadium

Aug. 8 to 10: Hyundai Card has put together a sizzling lineup for its upcoming Citybreak concert. Psy will play an 80-minute solo during the show and American pop band Maroon 5 will also take the stage. Korean singers Lee Juck and Nell are also included in the lineup.

The concert starts at 1:00 p.m.

The two-day ticket costs 255,000 won.

World Cup Stadium Station, line No. 6, exit 1.



Lady Gaga is scheduled to headline the upcoming “AIA Real Life: Now Festival,” which is hosted by YG Entertainment, one of the country’s biggest entertainment companies. [AP/NEWSIS]

Jamsil Sports Complex

Aug. 15 to 16: Pop star Lady Gaga will headline “AIA Real Life,” the two-day festival hosted by one of the nation’s biggest entertainment companies, YG Entertainment. Big names from the agency such as Psy, Big Bang and 2NE1 will also perform.

The second day, on which Gaga will take the stage, will have Korean rock band Galaxy Express and quirky girl group Crayon Pop performing their hit tracks as well.

The concert starts at 12 p.m.

Tickets are 126,000 won for a one-day ticket and 185,000 won for a two-day ticket.

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

*Event information is collected from the Korea Tourism Organization and tickets for most events are available at ticket.interpark.com/global or by calling 1544-1555.
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