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2015.11.4 THEATER Ticket



Blue Square Samsung Electronics Hall

To Nov. 15: The French tour of “Notre Dame de Paris” will hold an encore show commemorating the 10th anniversary since its first performance in Korea. Based on the novel by Victor Hugo that shook Paris with its story of tragic love, greed and madness, “Notre Dame de Paris” depicts the complications that arise between the hunchback Quasimoto, the avaricious bishop Clopin, the alluring gypsy Esmeralda and the royal admiral Phoebus. For this special encore show, director Gilles Maheu and composer Riccardo Cocciante will return and lead an eclectic French-Canadian cast.

There are no shows on Mondays. The show begins 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.

Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2.


Art One Theater, Theater 1

To Sunday: “Late Autumn,” or “Manchu,” is a play adapted from a 1966 Korean melodrama directed by Lee Man-hui. Though this production marks the seventh remake of the story, it is the first time it is being staged as a play.

The story revolves around two characters whose lives become intertwined in the least expected way. Anna, who was serving seven years in prison, gets a three-day break to attend her mother’s funeral. On the same bus is a young man Hoon, whom Anna is interested in despite her previous renunciation of love. Anna opens up to Hoon, and the two begin a romance while the imminent end of her trip and their encounter looms.

There are no shows on Mondays. The show starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets range from 40,000 won to 50,000 won.

Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 1.


Chungmu Art Hall

To Sunday: As a popular Broadway musical, “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 the weekend.

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

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


Sejong Center, Main Auditorium

Nov. 25 to 28: Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Seoul Metropolitan Opera will showcase its production of “Faust.” The production is directed by internationally acclaimed British opera director John Dew, with set design by German designer Dirk Hofacker, who also designed for operas such as “La Traviata” and “Nabucco.” “Faust” is an opera of five acts originally created by French composer Charles Gounod. The story is based on a classic German legend and centers on the life of an old man, Faust, who makes a dangerous pact with a demon named Mephistopheles.

The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. on weekdays and 5 p.m. on Saturday.

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

Jonggak Station, line No. 1, exit 1.


Universal Art Center

Dec. 18 to 30: Celebrate the winter holiday season with a classic performance of “The Nutcracker.” The well-loved masterpiece premiered in Korea in 1986, and this particular production is being staged by the Universal Ballet.

Based on the children’s story by E. T. A. Hoffmann and a music score by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, the two-act ballet tells the story of a girl, Clara, and her peculiar Christmas gift, the Nutcracker. The Nutcracker comes to life as a Prince in the midst of an attack by the Mouse King. Together, Clara and the Prince visit the Land of Sweets, where they encounter figures like the Sugar Plum Fairy.

There are no shows on Mondays. The show starts at 4 p.m. and 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 10,000 won to 100,000 won.

Achasan Station, line No. 5, exit 4.


Sejong Center, Main Auditorium

Dec. 25 to 27: The Sejong Center is showcasing its production of “Carmen,” in collaboration with Teatro Giuseppe Verdi, an opera house located in Busseto, Italy. Based on the novel by Prosper Merimee, French composer Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” depicts the fatal attraction between Don Jose, a corporal, whose love for Carmen, a gypsy girl, as deep and genuine as it is, becomes a threat to Carmen’s independent and free lifestyle. As Don Jose is driven by love and jealously, the lines between reality and fiction, love and hate, sanity and madness are blurred.

The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; and 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 250,000 won.

Jonggak Station, line No. 1, exit 1.

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

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