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MUSIC
PHARRELL WILLIAMS

Olympic Park, Gymnastic Arena

August 14: Renowned music producer and singer Pharrell Williams is coming to Korea for the first time. Last year, the single “Happy” topped the Billboard charts for 10 weeks and swept the 51st Grammy Awards last year with three prizes. His popularity in Korea was proven when “Happy” became the most played song on domestic music streaming websites.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 99,000 won to 165,000 won.

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


LEE MOON-SAE

LG Arts Center

April 15 to 23: Pop star Lee Moon-sae, who was popular in the ’80s and ’90s for his emotional lyrics and harmonious melodies, will celebrate the success of his national concert last year. The singer’s previous shows were staged outdoors, though this year’s performance will be held inside.

Shows start on weekdays at 8 p.m. and on Saturdays at 6 p.m.

Tickets range from 77,000 won ($69) to 143,000 won.

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7.


THE SCRIPT

Olympic Park, Olympic Hall

April 15: Irish trio The Script will return to Korea two years after they pledged to do so at their first concert in Seoul. The band’s members are renowned worldwide for their soulful voices and sentimental lyrics. They are set to perform their hit songs “The Man Who Can’t be Moved” and “Breakeven,” along with recently released songs from their fourth regular album, “No Sound Without Silence.”

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 77,000 won to 99,000 won.

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

THE PIANO GUYS LIVE IN SEOUL

Olympic Park, Olympic Hall

April 20: YouTube sensations with more than 3.6 million subscribers, The Piano Guys, are set to come to Korea for the first time as a group. All four of the band’s albums, which were released through Sony Music, have reached No. 1 on the Billboard New Age and Classical Albums charts.

The performance starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 77,000 won to 154,000 won.

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


SUPER CONCERT: TOTOJEUL

Seoul World Cup Stadium

April 25: With ’90s music back in vogue, “Super Concert” has drawn considerable attention for its star-studded lineup. So far, a cast of 21 singers has been unveiled for the show, including Lee Jung-hyun, Kim Hyun-jung and So Chan-whee, who grabbed attention after the success of the hit MBC program “Saturday, Saturday, Singers.”

The performance starts at 6 p.m.

Tickets range from 55,000 won to 143,000 won.

World Cup Stadium Station, Line No. 6, exit 1 or 2.


SEOUL SPRING FESTIVAL

OF CHAMBER MUSIC

April 27 to May 9: The annual chamber music festival, now in its 10th year, will again feature some of the country’s best classic musicians.

Six concerts -Opening: 2006”; “2012”; “2007”; “Neo-3B”; “2009” and “2011- will be staged at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, and six performances - “Family Concert: Ten in One”; “Potpouri”; “2010”; “SSF Youth”; “Triangle” and “Finale: 2008” - are slated to be shown at Seoul Arts Center.

“Salon Concert” will feature at the House of Yun Bo-seon, the country’s fourth president.

Performance schedule varies.

Tickets range from 20,000 won to 150,000 won.

For details, visit www.seoulspringnew.org.


GUMMY: FALL IN MEMORY

Ewha Womans University, Samsung Hall

May 1 and 2: One of the most intriguing ballad singers in the nation, Gummy, is set to present her first concert of the year. Her recently released album - the artist’s first after a four-year hiatus - garnered considerable attention and helped to consolidate her position as Korea’s leading R&B singer. Gummy is scheduled to perform her hits “When You Return” and “Like Them,” among others.

The concert begins at 8 p.m. on May 1, and at 6 p.m. on May 2.

Tickets are 88,000 won.

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

PAUL MCCARTNEY

Jamsil Sports Complex

May 2: The sudden cancelation last year of Paul McCartney’s high-profile concert broke the hearts of Beatles fans nationwide. However, the 73-year-old is keeping his promise is set to return for his “Out There! Tour” this May. McCartney will perform the legendary songs “Yesterday,” “Let It Be” and “Hey Jude,” as well as tracks from his latest studio album.

The concert starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 55,000 won to 300,000 won.

Sports Complex Station, line No. 2, exit 8.


THEATER

MUSICAL COUGAR

Blue, Chungmu Art Hall

April 10 to July 26: The up-and-coming Broadway musical “Cougar” will be staged in Korea for the first time. The slang term “cougar” refers to a woman with economic power who indulges in relationships with younger men. The three fabulous women find love for themselves while letting their inner cougars roar and purr.

The show starts at 8 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays; at 3 p.m. 6 p.m. Saturdays; and at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sundays and holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Tickets are 60,000 won.

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

CATS

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

April 10 to May 10: “Cats”, one of the best-loved musicals in the world, gained attention when it was staged in Korea for the first time in six years last year. With the passionate support of the Korean audience, the musical is holding encore performances for a month.

Performances start at 8 p.m. on weekdays; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturdays; and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sundays and holidays.

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

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

HERO

Blue Square

April 14 to May 31: The Korean musical “Hero,” which centers on the life of Ahn Jung-geun, the Korean independence fighter who was executed in 1910 after assassinating Japanese Resident-General Ito Hirobumi, will be staged here in April.

Musical actors Jeong Seong-hwa, Min Young-ki and Kang Tae-eul will alternate the role of Ahn for the shows in Korea.

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

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

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.


MUSICAL PHANTOM

Chungmu Art Hall

April 28 to July 26: “Musical Phantom” tells the heartbreaking story of the smash-hit Broadway musical “The Phantom of The Opera” from another perspective. Its stunning cast includes singers Kai and Park Hyo-shin.

Musicals start at 8 p.m. on weekdays; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekends and public holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

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

Sindang Station, line Nos. 2 and 6, exit 1 or 9.


AGATHA

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Korean mystery musical “Agatha,” which recreates the disappearance of British detective novelist Agatha Christie, is being staged at the Hongdae Daehangno Art Center. Provided by the organizer

Hongdae Daehangno Art Center

To May 10: Korean mystery musical “Agatha” recreates the disappearance of the famous British detective novelist Agatha Christie.

The story revolves around Raymond, who dreams of becoming a famous writer like Christie, but instead becomes entangled in a plagiarism scandal. The star-studded cast includes Ryeowook of the boy band Super Junior and Ryan of Paran, as well as musical stars Choi Jung-won and Kim Jae-bum.

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. No shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 44,000 won to 99,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 3 or Jongno 5-ga Station, line No. 1, exit 2.


DREAMGIRLS

Charlotte Theater

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To May 25: “Dreamgirls,” whose 2006 movie version was hugely successful in Korea, will be staged as a musical here once again, six years after its local debut.

The original show has been nominated for countless Tony Awards, including Best Musical, since it opened on Broadway in 1981.

The performance in Seoul was produced by a Korean production team, rather than through collaboration with the original team. The sound track was also arranged for a Korean audience.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays; at 3 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Saturdays; and at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sundays and holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 140,000 won.

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 3.



GRAEME MURPHY’S GISELLE

Seoul Arts Center

June 13 to 17: A groundbreaking version of “Giselle,” one of the world’s signature ballets, will be performed in Seoul. The romantic story from leading choreographer Graeme Murphy follows the original plot line.

The performance starts at 8 p.m on weekdays; at 7 p.m on Saturday; at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday. There is no show on Monday.

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

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

FESTIVAL

SEOUL JAZZ FESTIVAL

Olympic Park

May 23 to 25: The annual jazz festival, now in its ninth year, will again feature some of the top musicians from Korea and worldwide. In the Korean lineup, familiar names on the bill include Epik High, Roy Kim, 10cm, Jang Ki-ha and the Faces and J Rabbit. Overseas performers slated to play include MIKA, Basement Jaxx, Tamia and Jeff Bernat.

The cost for one-day ticket is 123,000 won; a two-day ticket is 165,000 won and a three-day ticket is 230,000 won.

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



GREEN PLUGGED SEOUL 2015

Nanji Hangang Park

May 23 and 24: Green Plugged Seoul has already revealed the names of 32 artists who will perform at this year’s sixth anniversary festival, and there are still plenty more to be unveiled in its second announcement. YB, better known as the Yoon Do-hyun Band, renowned indie rock band Guckkasten, Hot Potato, Kim Sa-rang and Buzz will perform at the event. More acts will be announced on March 21.

One-day entry costs 56,000 won and two-day entry costs 99,000 won.

Mapo-gu Office Station, line No. 6, exit 7; or World Cup Stadium Station, line No. 6, exit 1.



*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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