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2015.12.30 THEATER Ticket

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MUSICAL CINDERELLA

Seongnam Arts Center

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.

For this new production, actresses Younha and Seo Hyun-jin play Cinderella, while Sandeul of B1A4 and Ken of VIXX play Prince Charming.

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

Tickets range from 50,000 won to 130,000 won.

Imae Station, Bundang line, exit 1.




THE NUTCRACKER

Universal Arts Center

Today: 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.

With a musical 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.

The show starts at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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

Achasan Station, line No. 5, exit 4.




WERTHER: MUSICAL

Seoul Arts Center, CJ Towol Theater

To Jan. 10: “Werther” is a musical production based on the opera by composer Jules Massenet. The story centers on the love triangle between Werther, a young poet; Charlotte, who is charmed by Werther’s charisma; and Albert, Charlotte’s fiance. Werther and Charlotte fall in love when Werther serves as Charlotte’s escort for a ball, in place of Albert who had to be away.

Several prominent actors star in this production, including Um Ki-joon and K-pop group Super Junior member Kyu-hyun as Werther, and veteran musical performer Jeun Mi-do as Charlotte.

There are no shows on Mondays. The show starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays; and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends.

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

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



GONE WITH THE WIND

Charlotte Theater

To Jan. 31: After last year’s Korean premiere at the Seoul Arts Center, “Gone With the Wind” is returning. 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.



REBECCA

Seoul Arts Center, Opera House

Jan. 5 to Mar. 6: This musical adaptation of the Gothic romance novel by Daphne du Maurier tells the story of Mrs. Danvers, who falls in love with the mysteriously enchanting Maxim de Winter at first sight. But their wedding and the new bride’s arrival at De Winter’s residence is far from the happy, worry-free scenario the new bride had in mind. The Korean production of the musical premiered in 2013 and won five awards at the Annual Music Awards. Ryu Jung-han will reprise his role as Maxim, and Shin Young-sook as Mrs. Danvers.

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 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends.

Tickets range from 85,000 won to 140,000 won.

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



THE SWAN LAKE BALLET

National Museum of Korea, Theater Yong

Jan. 8 to 31: This family-friendly doll production of “Swan Lake” is filled with all sorts of adorable animals live in action. The production centers on a girl, Ye-sul, who ventures into a fantasy world hidden in the woods along with her animal friends. But in the middle of her adventure, she is turned into a swan, and to break the curse, she must earn the fox’s true love.

Cast members include Cha Shin-yeob, a judge from the dance competition show “Dancing 9.”

There are no shows on Mondays. Shows start at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Tickets range from 30,000 won to 50,000 won.

Ichon Station, line No. 4, exit 2.



MAMMA MIA!

Charlotte Theater

Feb. 24 to Jun. 4: The Korean production of this mega-hit musical is returning next year at the Charlotte Theater. Sophie is about to get married and wants her father to give her away, but the problem is she doesn’t know who her father is.

After taking a peek in her mother’s diary, she discovers he could be one of three candidates, so she tricks them all into attending her wedding. Along the way, there is, of course, plenty of ABBA. The cast includes veteran musical actresses, including Choi Jung-won and Shin Young-sook as Donna and Girls’ Generation member Seohyun and Kim Geum-nah as Sophie.

The show starts at 8 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays; and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends. There are no shows on Mondays.

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

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



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