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A Korean production of the top-ranking Broadway musical “Kinky Boots” is being staged at Chungmu Art Hall in central Seoul. See THEATER, below. Provided by the organizer

MUSIC

2015 KIM JAE-JOONG J-PARTY

Jamsil Indoor Stadium

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Jan. 26: Korean Wave star Kim Jae-joong is holding a concert to celebrate his birthday. The former JYJ member will show off his mature voice with his diverse performance.

Tickets range from 66,000 won to 121,000 won.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

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


VIENNA BOYS CHOIR

Seoul Arts Center

Saturday and Sunday: The Vienna Boys Choir, one of the most popular boys’ choirs in the world, is returning to Seoul to celebrate the New Year. The choir is more than 520 years old and has about 100 singers who are all between the ages of 10 and 14.

Despite its long history, the choir plays pop songs including tunes by The Beatles and Madonna, as well as classical music.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 100,000 won ($27 to $92).

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

ROMANTIC PARADISE

Jangchung Gymnasium

Feb. 13 and 14: Popular young musicians are gathering together to celebrate Valentine’s Day, including Glen Check, Verbal Jint with Phantom, 10cm and Sweet Sorrow.

Tickets range from 66,000 won to 88,000 won.

The show starts at 8 p.m. on Friday and 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Dongguk University Station, line No. 3, exit 5.

THE HOME

Egg and Nuclear Theater

To Feb. 14: Singer Lee Ji-hyeong will invite guest artists to his concert “The Home,” one of which will be randomly picked from a selection of 24 musicians to perform with him.

Guests will include renowned singer-songwriter Lee Juck and actress Yoo In-na.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. on weekdays, at 6 p.m. on Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday. There are no performances on Monday.

Tickets are 40,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 2.


APINK: PINK PARADISE

Olympic Park

Jan. 30 and 31: After a successful year, K-pop girl group Apink is holding its first concert since debuting in 2011.

The group swept the top of the music charts with “Luv” and “Mr. Chu” this year and has won 19 awards.

Tickets are 77,000 won to 88,000 won.

The concerts start at 8 p.m. on Friday and 6 p.m. on Saturday.

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


MICHAEL BUBLE

Jamsil Indoor Stadium

Feb. 4: Michael Buble, a four-time winner of the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album award at the Grammy Awards, will hold an exciting concert in Seoul.

The talented singer-songwriter has penned hits such as “Home,” “Everything” and “Haven’t Met You Yet.”

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 253,000 won.

The show starts at 8 p.m.

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


ED SHEERAN

Olympic Park SK Handball Stadium

March 8: Ed Sheeran is bringing his unique mix of hip-hop and folk to Korea for his first concert on the peninsula.

His second album “X” ranked at the top of iTunes in 83 countries.

The concert starts at 6 p.m.

Tickets range from 121,000 won to 143,000 won.

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


CHRISTINA PERRI TOUR IN SEOUL

MUV Hall

March 10: Christina Perri made a brilliant debut performing on Fox TV’s popular TV show “So You Think You Can Dance” with the song “Jar of Hearts.”

Now, Perri is coming to Korea exclusively for a concert for the first time.

She will perform hit songs such as “Distance,” featuring Jason Mraz, and “Be My Forever,” composed by renowned British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 154,000 won.

Hongik University Station, line No. 2, exit 3.

RADIO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BERLIN

Seoul Arts Center

March 13: The Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin is performing for the first time in four years under maestro Marek Janowski.

German violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann will perform Weber “Oberon” Overture, Sibelius Violin Concerto and Brahms Symphony No. 2 with the orchestra.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 240,000 won.

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


TOY

Olympic Park, Gymnastic Arena

April 2 to 4: Through the project Toy, composed of You Hee-yeol and special guest vocalist Sung Si-kyung, the singer is holding a concert to celebrate his newly released album, which swept the top music charts with its recent songs without any promotional appearances on television.

The concert starts at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Tickets range from 77,000 won to 121,000 won.

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


THEATER

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GISELLE

Seoul Arts Center

March 26 to 29: One of ballet world’s signature performances, “Giselle,” is being staged by the Korean National Ballet. The story is about a country girl named Giselle who falls in love with a man but dies of a broken heart after she finds out he is engaged to another girl. The popular performance has been loved internationally since its premiere in 1841.

Shows start at 7:30 p.m. on weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday; and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets range from 5,000 won to 80,000 won.

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


NOTRE DAME DE PARIS

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

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 audiences in Korea 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.

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

Shows start 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.



ROBIN HOOD

D-Cube Arts Center

Friday to Mar. 29: The German musical “Robin Hood,” which launched in 2005, will be staged in Korea for the first time.

Esteemed actors Um Ki-joon and Yoo Jun-sang will alternate in the role of Robin Hood while K-pop idols Kyu-hyun of Super Junior and Yang Yo-sup of Beast will take on the lead role, Prince Phillip.

Shows start at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on weekdays and at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends and public holidays.

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

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



MR. SHOW

Lotte Card Art Center

To Jan. 31: Presented as a pure sexual fantasy for women, “Mr. Show” is a performance by eight handsome men under the direction of Kolleen Park. In this R-rated show, which is off-limits to men, the performers are clothed in various outfits - from dress suits to underwear. The agency behind the performance said it planned to produce “Mr. Show” because today’s Korean women need a place to release their stress.

Shows start at 8 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays; 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays; and at 4 p.m. on Sundays. There are no shows Monday to Wednesday.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 80,000 won.

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



MARIE ANTOINETTE

Charlotte Theater

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 2 p.m. and 7 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.



GONE WITH THE WIND

Seoul Arts Center

To Feb. 15: The French musical version of legendary historical romance film “Gone With the Wind,” based on Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer-winning novel, is currently being staged in Seoul with a Korean cast. Lead Scarlett O’Hara is played by Bada, a former member of girl group S.E.S. She will alternate the role with Girls’ Generation member Seohyun.

Shows start at 8 p.m. on weekdays and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends and public holidays.

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

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



KINKY BOOTS

Chungmu Art Hall

To Feb. 22: Top-ranking Broadway musical “Kinky Boots” is coming to Korea for the first time. The performance received six Tony Awards in 2013 and won a Grammy for best musical album in 2014. The show is based on the true story of Charlie, who took over a failing shoe-making company owned by his father. He hopes to make it a huge success again by creating high heels for men. Pop diva Cyndi Lauper wrote and composed the songs for the musical, which will be reinterpreted in Seoul by Korean performers.

Shows start at 8 p.m. on weekdays; at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays; and at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays and public holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

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

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



LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

LG Arts Center

To March 8: The Tony Award-winning play is returning with a stunning cast that includes renowned singer Lee Ji-hoon. The show unfolds in Paris when Jean-Michel, the son of a gay couple named Georges and Albin, is trying to marry Anne, the daughter of an extreme conservative.

Shows start at 8 p.m. from Tuesday to Thursday; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. There are no performances on Mondays.

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

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 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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