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JONATHAN ROXMOUTH PHANTASM CONCERT
Lotte Concert Hall
 
Jan. 2-3: South African stage actor Jonathan Roxmouth, who has a large fandom in Korea after performing as the Phantom in the world tour production of "The Phantom of the Opera," will stage a concert next month singing popular musical numbers.
 
Roxmouth will be accompanied by the 40-member Mostly Philharmonic Orchestra. For several numbers, tenor John Noh, the semifinalist of JTBC's "Phantom Singer 3" will perform with Roxmouth.
 
The program includes "Razzle Dazzle" from "Chicago," "Stars" from "Les Misérables" and "Defying Gravity" from "Wicked," among others.
 
The concert starts at 7 p.m. on Saturday and at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday.
 
Tickets range from 50,000 won ($45.80) to 150,000 won.
 
Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 1 or 2.
 
 
NOTRE DAME DE PARIS FRENCH TOUR  
Blue Square, Interpark Hall  
 
Through Jan. 17: The original French production team of the musical "Notre Dame de Paris" has arrived in Seoul for the first time in five years to mark the 20th anniversary of the musical being staged in France.
 
Much of the musical, from the props to the lights and costumes, has been updated, according to the original production team. The French production team started its worldwide tour with the updated version in 2017.
 
The musical is based on the 1831 French novel by Victor Hugo. Set in the 15th century, "Notre Dame" follows several characters including Quasimodo, the deformed bell ringer of the Notre-Dame Cathedral who is in love with a beautiful dancer named Esmeralda.
 
Actor Daniel Lavoie, who played Frollo in the premiere of the musical in France back in 1998, will once again play the same antagonist role.
 
The show begins at 8 p.m. on weekdays, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays, and at 2 p.m. on Sundays. There are no shows on Mondays.
 
Tickets range from 60,000 won to 160,000 won.  
 
Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2 or 3.
 
 
SUNWOO YEKWON PIANO RECITAL
Lotte Concert Hall


Pianist Sunwoo Yekwon, who is touring across the country with his latest album ″Mozart″ will make a stop in Seoul on Jan. 26. [MASTMEDIA]

Pianist Sunwoo Yekwon, who is touring across the country with his latest album ″Mozart″ will make a stop in Seoul on Jan. 26. [MASTMEDIA]

Jan. 26: The 31-year-old pianist, who spends most of his time overseas, has returned home following the coronavirus outbreak and decided to perform for his local fans. 
 
His latest album "Mozart," released in November, is his first since "Cliburn Gold: Van Cliburn Competition" in 2017, which he released after he won the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition the same year. It's also the pianist's first album after signing with a new agency, Mast Media.  
 
The pianist said he hopes to help other people find peace amid the Covid-19 pandemic through his performance.  
 
During the concert, he'll play several pieces from his latest album "Mozart," including Mozart's "Fantasia in d minor K. 397," "Fantasia in c minor K. 475," "Piano Sonata No. 8 K. 310," and "Rondo in a minor K. 511." He also added several Chopin pieces including "Nocturne Op. 55 No. 1" and "Barcarolle Op. 60."  
 
After the concert in Seoul, he'll perform in Ulsan on Jan.28 and then on Jeju Island on Jan. 29.
 
The concerts begins at 8 p.m.  
 
Tickets range from 40,000 won to 100,000 won.  
 
Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 1 or 2.
 
 
MR. TROT
Kintex Exhibition Center, Hall 5  
 
Mr. Trot concert will make two more stops from next month, one in Daegu in January and the other in Ilsan, Gyeonggi, in February, before wrapping up its tour across the country. [SHOW PLAY]

Mr. Trot concert will make two more stops from next month, one in Daegu in January and the other in Ilsan, Gyeonggi, in February, before wrapping up its tour across the country. [SHOW PLAY]

 
Feb. 5-7: The popular "Mr. Trot" tour that came to a halt amid the hike in coronavirus cases in the country will resume next month, making one stop in Daegu and finishing in Ilsan, Gyeonggi, in February.  
 
The top six singers of the trot competition show that aired on cable channel TV Chosun will take the stage for the concert while the other 12 contestants will take turns appearing as special guests.  
 
The concert in Daegu will begin at 7:30 p.m.
 
Tickets range from 99,000 won to 121,000 won.
 
Daehwa Station, line No. 3, exit 2.
 
 
CHOPIN MEETS FROZEN  
Lotte Concert Hall
 
Jan. 23: To commemorate the 120th anniversary of Walt Disney's birth, a special concert "Chopin Meets Frozen" has been organized by Stomp Music.
 
The program includes "Do you want to build a Snowman?" (2013) a popular number in the Disney film "Frozen," followed by Chopin's "Grand Valse Brillante in E-flat Major op. 18."  
 
Then a track from "Beauty and the Beast" will be performed, followed by Chopin's "Prelude in D-flat Major op. 28 no. 15 Raindrop."  
 
According to Stomp Music, the program has been drawn up to show the resemblance between some of Chopin's works and Disney animation numbers.
 
To help audience members understand the concert better, pianist Song Young-min, who will also play the piano during the concert, will deliver commentary between each piece.
 
The concert begins at 5 p.m.
 
Tickets range from 35,000 won to 55,000 won.
 
Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 1 or 2.
 
 
THE STUDENT AND MR. HENRI
Yes 24 Stage


The Korean production of a popular long-running play is again being performed by two veteran actors Lee Sun-jae and Shin-goo. [PARK COMPANY]

The Korean production of a popular long-running play is again being performed by two veteran actors Lee Sun-jae and Shin-goo. [PARK COMPANY]



Through Feb. 14: When Constance decides to depart her hometown against her father's will in order to pursue her studies at the University of Paris, she has no choice but to live with a grumpy, arrogant and ill-tempered old man named Mr. Henri.  
 
Failing to abide by Mr. Henri's countless rules and missing her rent's due date, Constance and Mr. Henri strike a deal that allows her to stay, albeit with consequences. The popular long-running play "The Student and Mr. Henri," based on Ivan Calbérac's book and play of the same name, is currently being staged at the Yes 24 Stage. 
 
Mr. Henri is alternately portrayed by veteran actors Lee Sun-jae and Shin-goo while Yuri of Girls' Generation, Park So-dam and Chae Soo-bin alternate the role of Constance.  
 
The show begins at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays; at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays; and at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on weekends and public holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.
 
Admission range from 50,000 won to 65,000 won.
 
Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 1.  
 
 
JAURIM
Olympic Park, Olympic Hall
 
Jan. 29-31: Rock band Jaurim, which was planning to hold a concert last month, has postponed it to next month. 
 
Currently composed of singer Kim Yoon-ah, bassist Kim Jin-man and guitarist Lee Sun-kyu, the trio released an EP this year titled "HOLA!"  
 
The group, which debuted in 1997, has been working on their 11th studio album, writing "rather heavy and gloomy songs," according to the band's agency Interpark Entertainment.
 
The concert begins at 8 p.m. on Friday, at 6 p.m. on Saturday and at 5 p.m. on Sunday.
 
Tickets range from 110,000 won to 132,000 won.
 
Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3.
 
 
MONTE CRISTO  
(Shows suspended until Jan. 3)
LG Arts Center
 
Through March 7: Young and promising sailor Edmond Dantes is living his best life and looking forward to his upcoming marriage to a woman named Mercedes.
 
But all his hopes are dashed when jealous men scheme against him. Mondego, who also loves Mercedes, and Danglars, who wishes to become the captain of the ship, spread rumors about Edmond and he ends up with a 14-year prison sentence.
 
Edmond seeks to escape by digging an underground tunnel with the help of Abbe Faria, who tells him about the treasures kept on the island of Monte Cristo. Edmond miraculously succeeds in getting out and reaching the island and ends up a rich man with the new name of "The Count of Monte Cristo."
 
The Korean production of this popular musical "Monte Cristo" will kick off at the LG Arts Center on Nov. 17 to mark the 10th anniversary of the musical.
 
Actors Kai, Um Ki-joon and Sin Seong-rok will alternate the role of the Count, while Oak Joo-hyun, Lee Ji-hye and Lina will alternate the role of Mercedes.
 
Performances start at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays; and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends and public holidays.
 
Tickets range from 60,000 won to 150,000 won.
 
Yeoksam Station, line No. 2, exit 7.
 


MUSICAL GHOST  
(Shows suspended until Jan. 3)  
D-Cube Arts Center


Through March 14: Based on the 1990 hit romantic fantasy film "Ghost," the undying love story between Sam and Molly returns to home soil as a musical for the first time in seven years.
 
Sam is attacked by an unidentified man on his way home one day and eventually dies. But he can't move to the next world after his death and hovers around Molly. He eventually visits a psychic named Oda Mae to ask for help and endeavors to find ways to reach out to his girlfriend.
 
The musical version of the story premiered on the West End in 2011 and came to Korea in 2013.
 
It is directed by British director and playwright Matthew Warchus who won numerous awards with musicals like "The Norman Conquests" and "Matilda the Musical."
 
Actor Joo Won and two musical actors, Kim Woo-hyung and Kim Jin-wook, are triple cast in the role of Sam while singer-turned-actor Ivy, and musical actor Park Ji-yeon alternate for the role of Molly.
 
Two veteran actors, Choi Jung-won and Park Jun-myun, are set to spice up the story by playing the role of Oda Mae.  
 
The musical starts at 7:30 p.m. during weekdays. Two shows are available at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekends. There are no shows on Mondays.
 
Tickets range from 60,000 won to 140,000 won.
 
Sindorim Station, lines No. 1 and 2, exit 1 or 5.
 
*Most tickets are available at ticket.interpark.com/global or by calling 1544-1555.
 
 
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