Seongnam Arts Center, Opera House
Singer and songwriter Roy Kim will be holding a concert at the Seongnam Arts Center in Gyeonggi as his final stop on his nationwide tour that began in December.
After winning Mnet’s audition program “Superstar K4” in 2012, the singer debuted the following year with his first studio album “Love Love Love,” and has steadily gained popularity across the country. Some of Kim’s popular songs include “Bom Bom Bom” and “Only Then.”
The concert starts at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are 110,000 won ($98) apiece.
Imae Station, Bundang line, exit 1
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, M Theater
Through Jan. 5
Created by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields of Mischief Theatre Company, “The Play That Goes Wrong” has been produced in Korean and is being staged at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in central Seoul.
The play premiered at the Old Red Lion Theater in London in 2012 and had its Broadway premiere in 2017.
It won Best New Comedy at the 2015 Laurence Olivier Awards.
The play starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays; at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays; and at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sundays. There are no shows on Mondays.
Tickets range from 40,000 won to 70,000 won.
Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 8
Gocheok Sky Dome
The 11-member boy band Wanna One will hold their final concert before they disband after being active for a year and a half.
During the concert, the group will thank their loyal fans for having supported them and perform popular songs from each of the albums and EPs they have released since making their debut, which include “1X1=1(To be One),” “1-1=0 (Nothing Without You),” “0+1=1 (I Promise You),” “1÷x=1 (Undivided)” and “1¹¹=1 (Power of Destiny).”
The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. on weekdays and at 5 p.m. on weekends.
Tickets range from 108,000 won to 119,000 won.
Guil Station, line No. 1, exit 2
THE LION KING
Seoul Arts Center, Opera Theater
Jan. 9 to March 28
The lions are coming to Seoul from Broadway and tickets are selling out fast. Based on Disney’s 1994 animated film of the same name, the musical “Lion King” has been seen by over 95 million people in more than 100 cities in 20 countries since its premiere in 1997.
The musical is directed by Julie Taymor with music by legendary lyricist Tim Rice and Elton John, Lebo M, Hans Zimmer and many more.
The show starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends and public holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.
Tickets range from 60,000 won to 170,000 won.
Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5
LG Arts Center
Through Feb. 10
Based on Roald Dahl’s 1988 best-selling novel, this musical tells the story of a gifted young girl named Matilda who possesses telekinetic powers.
While dealing with her insensitive parents, Matilda befriends her school teacher, Miss Honey, and defends her friends from her evil principal Miss Trunchbull.
Four actors - Hwang Ye-yeong, An So-myeong, Lee Ji-na and Seol Ga-eun - play Matilda.
The musical starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends and holidays.
There are no shows on Mondays.
Ticket prices range from 60,000 to 140,000 won.
Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7 or 8
Through Feb. 10
“Elisabeth” is a musical fusion of fantasy and fiction based on the life of Elisabeth von Wittelsbach, the empress of Austria and queen of Hungary, from her marriage in 1854 until her murder in 1898.
The show features Ock Joo-hyun, a former member of girl group Fin.K.L, who has played the role of Elisabeth in many productions. The role is also being played by actors Kim So-hyun and Shin Young-sook.
The show starts at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays; and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays and public holidays; and at 3 p.m. on Sundays.
There are no shows on Mondays.
Tickets range from 70,000 to 140,000 won.
Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2
Lotte Concert Hall
Last year, the period drama “Mr. Sunshine” featuring veteran actor Lee Byung-hun proved to be a huge hit and its soundtrack performed well on the charts for many weeks.
For fans of the show’s music, the Arts Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Ahn Doo-hyun, will hold a concert to perform songs from the drama.
The concert starts at 5 p.m.
Tickets range from 40,000 won to 100,000 won.
Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 1 or 2
JEKYLL AND HYDE
Through May 19
Popular musical “Jekyll and Hyde” has been loved in Korea since its first performance in 2004. Renowned musical actor Cho Seung-woo and popular singer Ivy have been cast as the main characters again, causing tickets to sell out fast.
The cast includes Hong Kwang-ho and Park Eun-tae in the roles of Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde, and Yoon Gong-ju and Hyena for the role of Lucy Harris.
Performances start at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends and public holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.
Tickets range from 60,000 won to 150,000 won.
Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 3
*Most tickets are available at ticket.interpark.com/global or by calling 1544-1555.