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MUSIC



JANG KIHA AND THE FACES

Lotte Card Art Center, Art Hall

Tomorrow to Nov. 2: Considered one of the most successful indie bands in Korea, Jang Kiha and the Faces recently released their third full-length album. To celebrate this event, the band will be on tour until November.

This concert starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays and 6 p.m. on weekends.

Tickets cost 88,000 won ($83).

Hapjeong Station, line No. 2 and 6, the passageway between exits 8 and 9.



ABSOLUTE ENSEMBLE & SARAH CHANG

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

Friday and Saturday: Under the baton of Kristjan Jarvi, Absolute Ensemble will collaborate with charismatic violinist Sarah Chang to entertain classical music fans this coming fall. Established in 1993, Absolute Ensemble has been making efforts to expand classical music. The team also often mixes various genres such as jazz, rock, pop, world music and even hip-hop.

The concert starts at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets range from 70,000 won to 300,000 won.

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



ROY KIM LIVE TOUR

Olympic Park

Saturday and Sunday: Roy Kim is inviting fans to experience “Home,” his upcoming live tour promoting his second album of the same name. The concert series will start in Seoul and tour across the country. Kim, the winner of the singing audition program “Superstar K4,” recently released his full-length album, composed of nine songs.

The concert starts at 7 p.m. on Saturdays and 6 p.m. on Sundays.

Tickets range from 88,000 won to 99,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3.



MR. BIG CONCERT

Ax-Korea

Nov. 2: World-famous rock band Mr. Big is returning to Korea to celebrate its eighth full-length album, “The Stories We Could Tell.” The band said they were very inspired by Korean fans in 2011 when they last visited. Mr. Big rose to stardom in 1991 with their self-titled album “To Be With You.”

Tickets range from 110,000 won to 132,000 won.

The show starts at 6 p.m.

Gwangnaru Station, line No. 5, exit 2.



MAKSIM AND HIS BAND

Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

Nov. 5 and 6: Maksim Mrvica, a Croatian crossover pianist, is holding concerts in Korea again with a full band. Lyrical piano music was mainstream before Mrvica, but his dynamic piano playing, accompanied with electronic sounds and strong beats, has changed the trend. The show features a selection of his popular tracks and music from his newly released album.

The concerts start at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 77,000 won to 132,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.



LIMP BIZKIT - THE ARTIST

Olympic Park, Olympic Hall

Nov. 12: Nu metal band Limp Bizkit is visiting Korea for the first time in five years. The group is a popular rock band that has sold 35 million albums and has more than five millions fans around the world.

The concert will start at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 121,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3.



JASON MRAZ LIVE IN SEOUL

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

Nov. 24 to 25: World-famous singer-songwriter Jason Mraz is holding a concert in Korea to celebrate his fifth regular album, “Yes.” Female rock-folk band Raining Jane, which Mraz has worked with since 2007, is joining this world tour after making an album together.

The concert will start at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 88,000 won to 143,000 won.

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



TENACIOUS D

Olympic Park

Dec. 5 and 6: Jack Black, who is famous for his movies “School of Rock,” “High Fidelity” and “Kung Fu Panda,” is coming to Seoul as part of Tenacious D, the duo he performs in with guitarist Kyle Gass. Known as one of the biggest cult bands in the world, Tenacious D is stopping in Seoul for two days on its Asia tour. Private Curve, the organizer, said it’s been trying to invite the duo for the past five years and “finally managed to organize the concert as an Asian tour, having the Seoul concerts in the core.”

The concert starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 121,000 won.

Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3.



2014 CHRISTMAS CONCERT- YUKI KURAMOTO AND HIS FRIENDS

Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall

Dec. 25: Christmas is just around the corner, and Yuki Kuramoto will again perform “Christmas Concert”. This time, famous classical violinist Richard Yongjae O’Neill will join him.Kuramoto has held a concert with special guests around Christmas since 2008.

The concert will starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 120,000 won.

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





THEATER



THRILL ME

Uniplex Theater

To Sunday: The Korean production of the steady selling musical “Thrill Me,” which premiered in 2007, is back with cast members Song Won-geun, Shin Seong-min and Lee Jae-gyun, along with new members.

The story unfolds with an unprecedented murder case that has a gripping development and a shocking twist. This exhilarating musical will chill audiences.

Shows start at 8 p.m. on weekdays and 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on weekends and public holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 40,000 won to 60,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 2.



RUDOLF

D-Cube Arts Center

To Jan. 4: The musical “Rudolf,” based on the Mayerling affair - the death of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and his lover Mary Vetsera - is being staged in Korea for the second time.

Shows start at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays, and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays and public holidays.

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

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



MARIE ANTOINETTE

Charlotte Theater

Nov. 1 to Feb. 1: “Marie Antoinette” is being presented in Korea for the first time. The musical conveys a story of two parallel lives; the Queen of France, who is considered France’s most misunderstood monarch, and Margrid Arnaud, a poor woman. But the French Revolution changes everything. Margrid rises as a revolutionary while Marie falls.

Shows start at 8 p.m. on weekdays and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on weekends and public holidays. There are no performances on Mondays.

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

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 3.



THE DEVIL

Doosan Art Center, Yonkang Hall

To Nov. 2: If you thought musicals were all bright and cheery, think again.

This upcoming musical directed by Gina Lee delves into a Dorian Gray-esque theme of trading the soul to the devil.

Set in 20th-century New York, Wall Street broker John Faust makes a deal with Devil X for financial success. But the richer Faust gets, the greedier he becomes, until his wife Gretchen senses that something is wrong.

Shows start at 8 p.m. weekdays, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday and public holidays. There are no shows on Monday.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 80,000 won.

Jongno 5(o)-ga Station, line No. 1, exit 1.



SNOW WHITE

Seoul Arts Center, Opera Hall

Nov. 14 to 16: This ballet performance, directed by world-famous choreographer Angelin Preljocaj, will give a feast for the eyes with outfits created by Jean Paul Gaultier, who was the costume director for “The Fifth Element.” Gustav Mahler’s symphonies have been selected for this production of “Snow White.”

The show has been held at famous arts halls around the world, including the Lincoln Center.

Shows start at 8 p.m. on Friday, 5 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 150,000 won.

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



A DWARF WHO LOVED SNOW WHITE

Daehangno Art One Theater

To Jan. 10: The story of a princess poisoned by her envious stepmother and revived by a prince’s true-love kiss is most widely known as the fairy tale “Snow White.”

This musical has been presenting a musical adaptation of Snow White since 2001, but instead of the princess, the performance stars a mute dwarf, Bandari, who harbors special feelings for the protagonist. The audience will learn what love is all about by witnessing his feelings toward Snow White.

Shows start at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturdays and at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sundays and public holidays. There are no performances on Mondays.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 50,000 won.

Hyehwa station, Line No. 4, exit 2.



ONCE

Seoul Arts Center, CJ Towol Hall

Dec. 14 to March 29, 2015: The public is already familiar with the movie “Once,” the storyline of which is the basis of a musical of the same name at Seoul Arts Center.

The tale of a Czech immigrant who falls in love with a street performer attracted audiences of more than 200,000 and became an unprecedented box-office hit as an independent film. For the stage version, performers including Yoon Do-hyun, a well-known rock star, will sing catchy songs such as “Falling Slowly” and “If You Want Me” while playing instruments on stage.

Ticket range from 60,000 won to 120,000 won.

The show starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.

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



NOTRE DAME DE PARIS

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

Jan. 15 to Feb. 27: “Notre Dame” has become one of the best-loved musicals in the world, and the tragic love story is being presented to Korean audiences for the first time in 10 years.

The musical centers on Esmeralda, a free-spirited female gypsy, and the three men who are in love with her: Captain Phoebus, who temporarily desires her; Archdeacon Claude Frollo, whose love is closer to lust; and Quasimodo, the hunchbacked bell-ringer of the cathedral, to whom Esmeralda is a savior who affirms his existence.

The previous performances in 2005 and 2006 recorded the largest audience numbers within the shortest period in Korea.

The musical starts weekdays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.. There are no shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 200,000 won.

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



*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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