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2015.09.16 THEATER Ticket


The Korean National Ballet is staging “Don Quixote” with commentary to help the audience better understand ballet and the performance. See THEATER, below.Provided by the organizer



National Theater of Korea, Small Hall Dal

Thursday to Sunday: The Korean National Ballet will showcase their production of the ballet “Don Quixote.” This two-act ballet piece is based on the classic Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes. An epic story of a Spanish nobleman who goes on a quest for knighthood after reading many romantic tales, Don Quixote has inspired numerous works of literature, plays, films and ballets over the centuries. This production is prepared with commentary.

The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. on weekdays and 3:00 p.m. on the weekends.

Tickets range from 20,000 won to 30,000 won.

Dongguk University Station, line No. 3, exit 6.


Blue Square, Samsung Electronics Hall

To Oct. 11: The original French tour of “Romeo and Juliet” is returning to Korea after six years. As one of the most popular French musicals, “Romeo and Juliet” won the Platinum Europe Award by selling more than 100 million DVDs and CDs of its premiere in Paris in 2001 and 2002. It was highly praised by Korean audiences when it visited Korea in 2007, and composer Gerard Presgurvic and choreographer Redha return to Korea with a story of hopeless love. The impressive music, romantic lyrics, dazzling choreography and unique characters all enhance the tragic love story.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays; and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sundays.

Tickets range from 60,000 won to 160,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.


Chungmu Art Hall

To Nov. 8: As a musical that has been seen by many on Broadway, “Cinderella” has won Tony awards and was nominated as the most anticipated Broadway musical of 2015. The gorgeous romantic fantasy captivates the audience with a somewhat different story from the original fairy tale, as Cinderella leaves her sparkling glass slipper behind on purpose to be found by Prince Christopher.

Starring in the show are famous Korean musical stars and singers like Um Ki-joon, Yang Yo-seop (of boy group BEAST), Yoonha, Baek A-yeon and Hong Ji-min.

The show starts at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on weekdays, and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends.

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

Sindang Station, line No. 2 and No. 6, exit 9.


Blue Square, Samsung Card Hall

To Nov. 22: The musical “In the Heights,” which won four Tony Awards for best musical, choreography, orchestrations and original score, is finally coming to Korea.

As an unprecedented style of musical, it contains rap, hip-hop and energetic street dance.

Entertainers such as Yang Dong-geun, Jang Dong-woo and Kim Sung-kyu (of boy group Infinite), Key (Shinee) and Chen (Exo) will perform with various musical stars to depict the lives and dreams of immigrants.

The musical starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays; and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.

Tickets range from 70,000 won to 130,000 won.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.


Seoul Arts Center, Opera Theater

Oct. 27 to Nov. 1: The Universal Ballet Company will showcase “La Bayadere,” a spectacle ballet which has been highly praised in the United States. This large-scale blockbuster ballet features about 150 dancers led by three main characters: temple dancer Nikiya, young warrior Solor and princess Gamzatti, who are in a love triangle. Like the Korean premiere of the piece in 1999, “La Bayadere” will once again show off the power of classical ballet.

The performance starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays; and 3 p.m. on Sundays.

Tickets range from 10,000 won to 120,000 won.

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



National Theater of Korea, Small Hall Dal

Oct. 1 and 2: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Switzerland and Korea Cultural Exchange Project, Ballett Basel and Seoul Ballet Theatre have teamed up for a collaborative performance called “Moves.” The first part, “Snip Shot,” choreographed to a selection of Bach’s music, conveys the complexities of love. In the second part, “Voice in the Wind,” dancers capture the spirit of the wind by mirroring its swiftness. Finally, “Under the Moonlight” portrays the water’s subtlest undulations in the moonlight as a metaphor for the delicacy and fragility of human emotion.

The performance starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 100,000 won.

Dongguk University Station, line No. 3, exit 6.

*Event information collected from the Korea Tourism Organization. Tickets available at ticket.interpark.com/global or by calling 1544-1555.

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