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2015.11.25 THEATER Ticket


The Korean production of the musical “Gone With the Wind” is returning after its successful premiere last year, with some changes in the cast. However, Bada (above), a former member girl group S.E.S. who has turned into a musical star, will again play the role of Scarlett O’Hara. See THEATER, below. [CLIP SERVICE]


Charlotte Theater

To Jan. 31: After last year’s Korean premiere at the Seoul Arts Center, “Gone With the Wind” is returning to Korea to showcase once again the musical adaptation of the literary masterpiece by Margaret Mitchell, commemorating its 75th anniversary since publication. This timeless tale centers on the tangled, turbulent love triangle between southern belle Scarlett O’Hara, charming gent Rhett Butler and the sweet yet unattainable Ashley Wilkes, while touching on the themes of slavery, war, belonging and displacement. Bada, a former member of girl group S.E.S., and Kim Bum-lae will reprise the roles of O’Hara and Butler, and veteran theater actor Jung Sang-yoon will play Wilkes.

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

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

Jamsil Station, line No. 2 or 8, exit 3.


Sejong Center, Main Auditorium

Today to Saturday: 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 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.


Goyang Aram Nuri Arts Center, Aram Theater

Dec. 13: The Voca People is an eight-person ensemble that, using only their voices, reproduces the sounds of a full-scale orchestra. Hailing from Israel, the group has performed around the world. At each stop, the group incorporates local hit songs into their repertoire. After their first performance here last May, they are returning to Korea for an encore show that will include jazz, pop, and classical, with hits by Madonna, Lady Gaga and Maroon 5.

The show starts at 5 p.m.

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

Jeongbalsan Station, line No. 3, exit 3.


LG Arts Center

Dec. 18 to Feb. 28: After five years of preproduction, the Korean version of “The Orchestra Pit” is finally hitting the stage. This meta-comedy sketch, which originally debuted in Japan in 2000, provides a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of musicians in a pit orchestra. The production features several prominent silver screen actors, including Hwang Jung-min, who most recently starred in the mega-hit “Veteran,” as the conductor.

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

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

Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7.


Sejong Center, Main Auditorium

Dec. 25 to 27: The Sejong Center is showcasing its production of “Carmen,” in collaboration with the Teatro Giuseppe Verdi opera house 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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