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The Korean production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s legendary rock musical “Jesus Christ Superstar” is returning. Provided by the organizer

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MUSIC

SUPER CONCERT: TOTOJEUL

Seoul World Cup Stadium

Saturday: With ’90s music back in vogue, the retro-themed “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.

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

LEE MOON-SAE

LG Arts Center

To Thursday: 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 with a new show.

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.

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 classical musicians.

Six concerts will be staged at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts while six performances are slated to be shown at Seoul Arts Center. “Salon Concert” will be set at the House of Yun Bo-seon, the country’s fourth president.

The 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.

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 and 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.


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 won three prizes at the 51st Grammy Awards. The singer’s 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.


THEATER

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Charlotte Theater

June 12 to 28: A Korean production of a rock musical by the legendary playwriting duo of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice “Jesus Christ Superstar” is back two years since it last wrapped up. Musical actor Michael Lee is back to take the role of Jesus once again, alternating the role with star Park Eun-tae. As for the role of Judas, three actors Choi Jae-rim, Han Ji-sang and Yoon Hyeong-ryeol will alternate.

The show starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays; at 2 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m. on weekends and public holidays.

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

Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 3.


CATS

Sejong Center for the Performing Arts

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.

AGATHA

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. There are 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.


HERO

Blue Square

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 in 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.


PHANTOM

Chungmu Art Hall

April 28 to July 26: “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.

The musical 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 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.


DREAMGIRLS

Charlotte Theater

To May 25: The 2006 movie “Dreamgirls” was hugely successful in Korea, and now the musical version will be staged 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 team, rather than through collaboration with the original creators.

The soundtrack 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 show’s plot line.

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

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

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


COUGAR

Blue, Chungmu Art Hall

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 in the show 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. and 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.


FESTIVAL

SEOUL JAZZ FESTIVAL

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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 a 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. 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.

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.



2015 HEINEKEN PRESENTS STARDIUM

Jamsil Sports Complex

July 4: Five different genres of electronic dance music - including disco, progressive house, electro house, drum and bass and trap - will be performed on each corner of the pentagonal stage. Artists such as Mark Knights, Seven Lions and ALVARO will heat up the arena. As the theme of the festival is “Space Circus,” the event will provide different spectacles with huge light installations, flying acrobats, an LED light show and fireworks.

The concert starts at 3 p.m.

Early bird tickets are 66,000 won.

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

The schedule will be updated in the near future.



*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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