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BEAUTIFUL MINT LIFE
Olympic Park, 88 Jandi Madang


This year's Beautiful Mint Life festival will be the country's first large-scale outdoor music festival to be held since the outbreak of the coronavirus. [MINT PAPER]

This year's Beautiful Mint Life festival will be the country's first large-scale outdoor music festival to be held since the outbreak of the coronavirus. [MINT PAPER]



June 26 – 27: This year’s Beautiful Mint Life music festival is set to kick off on the weekend.
 
The festival will be the country’s first large-scale outdoor music festival since the outbreak of the coronavirus. 
 
The festival is known to feature an array of popular local indie musicians. This year’s lineup of artists include Paul Kim, Surl, Damons Years, The Solutions, Jung Joon-il, Peppertones and Lee Hi on the first day and Yebit, Stella Jang, Colde, Hoppipolla, N.Flying, Daybreak and Soran on the second day.
 
The gate for the festival opens at 3 p.m. on both days.
 
Tickets range from 77,000 won ($70) to 231,000 won.
 
Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3
 
 
THE FORESTELLA
Olympic Park, Olympic Hall
 
June 26 – 27: Popular classical crossover vocal quartet Forestella, who won the second season of JTBC’s hit audition program “Phantom Singer” in 2017, will be holding a two-day concert.  
 
The concert is a part of Forestella’s national tour to promote their third regular album, “The Forestella.” The tour kicked off in Suwon on June 12. After the two-day concert in Seoul, the group will make a stop in Seongnam, Gyeonggi, and their last stop is Busan on July 24.  
 
Forestella consists of tenor, Cho Min-kyu, and base, Goh Woo-rim, who both majored in vocal music at Seoul National University, as well as musical actor, Bae Doo-hoon, and amateur singer, Kang Hyung-ho.
 
The concert begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday and at 6 p.m. on Sunday.
 
Tickets range from 66,000 won to 132,000 won.
 
Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3
 
 
PHANTOM  
Charlotte Theater  
 
Through June 27: Based on Gaston Leroux's 1910 novel "The Phantom of the Opera," the musical version premiered in 1991, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and a book by Arthur Kopit.
 
Both the international version and the Korean production of the musical have been much loved by Korea's Phantom fans. The Korean production premiered in 2018. For this Korean production, veteran actors including Park Eun-tae, Kai, Jeon Dong-suk and Kyuhyun alternate the title role of Phantom.
 
Although he has outstanding talent as a singer, Phantom has to hide underneath the opera theater with his face covered by a mask because of a deformity.
 
Kim So-hyun, Im Sun-hae, Lee Ji-hye and Kim Soo will be on stage as Christine Daaé, who starts as a lovely woman but turns into the diva of the opera.
 
The show begins at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays; 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 in price from 60,000 won to 150,000 won.
 
Jamsil Station, lines No. 2 and No. 8, exit 3
 
 
ADIOS PIAZZOLA: LIVE TANGO
Lotte Concert Hall
 
July 4: Tango dance and music lovers can look forward to "Adios Piazzola: Live Tango" at the Lotte Concert Hall in southern Seoul. Stomp Music has been organizing this sell-out show every year since 2016, providing Argentine tango milonga for Korean audiences.
 
Two tango dance couples Jesus Luis Paez and Iara Danila Duarte Gomez and Miguel Calvo and Pelin Calvo will take to the stage while the Tango Band together with bandoneon player Koh Sang-ji provide the music.
 
The program includes various tango music familiar to Korean fans’ ears, including “Oblivison,” “Libertango,” “Adios Nonino,” “Chin Chin” and “Double Concerto,” among many others.
 
The show begins at 5 p.m.
 
Tickets range from 45,000 won to 75,000 won.
 
Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 1 or 2
 
 
KIDS & FAMILY FESTIVAL
Seoul Arts Center, Jayu Theater
 
July 15 – Aug. 22: The Seoul Arts Center is kicking off its annual “Kids & Family Festival” next month, staging three performances intended for very young audiences. The festival allows audience members with young children (minimum age of 36 months) to enjoy quality performances.
 
This year, three performances will be staged, including an interactive play “Umbrella Theft,” created by the state-run Asia Culture Center, “White Mountain,” a puppet show by the Chuncheon City Puppet Theater and a musical by Brush Theatre titled “The Little Musician,” which was performed at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018.
 
“Umbrella Theft” runs from July 15 to 25, followed by “White Mountain” from July 29 to Aug. 8. “The Little Musician” will end the festival, running from Aug. 12 to 22.
 
All three performances will be held twice a day, at 11 a.m. and at 3 p.m.
 
There are no performances on Mondays.
 
Tickets range from 30,000 won to 40,000 won.
 
Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5
 
 
CHICAGO  
D-Cube Arts Center  
 
A scene from ″All That Jazz″ in the musical ″Chicago,″ featuring veteran musical actor Choi Jung-won. [SEENSEE COMPANY]

A scene from ″All That Jazz″ in the musical ″Chicago,″ featuring veteran musical actor Choi Jung-won. [SEENSEE COMPANY]



Through July 18: The Korean production of a hit musical "Chicago" is being staged at the D-Cube Arts Center in western Seoul.
 
The musical is based on a 1926 play of the same name by reporter Maurine Dallas Watkins about actual criminals and crimes she reported on in Chicago.
 
The musical revolves around Roxie Hart, an ambitious chorus girl, who murders her lover. Tiffany Young, a member of K-pop girl group Girls' Generation has been cast to play Roxie. Veteran musical actor and singer Ivy will alternate the role with Tiffany Young.
 
Other cast members include Yoon Gong-ju and Choi Jung-won who will alternate the role of Velma Kelly; and Park Gun-hyung and Choi Jae-rim, who will be alternating the role of Billy.
 
The show begins at 7:30 p.m. on weekdays; 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
 
 
MISS TROT 2
Olympic Park, Olympic Hall
 
July 23 – 25: Top contestants of hit audition program “Miss Trot 2” will be finally holding a concert in Seoul after being canceled multiple times amid coronavirus pandemic.
 
Following the government’s revised social distancing guidelines, which allow a maximum of 4,000 people to enter a music venue at once, the organizers decided to open up seats for the three-day concert.
 
The show begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
 
Tickets range from 110,000 won to 132,000 won.
 
Olympic Park Station, line No. 5, exit 3
 
 
SUMMER BREEZE FESTIVAL
Lotte Concert Hall
 
July 30 – Aug. 1: A three-day summer music festival is being organized at the Lotte Concert Hall in southern Seoul.
 
On the first day, singer and songwriter Lucid Fall and Stella Jang will hold a duo concert. The upcoming concert will be the two singer-songwriters’ first concert together, but the artists said they have so much in common, such as both having studied engineering in college, that the fans of both artists can look forward to their harmony.
 
On the second day, singer and songwriter Kwon Tae-eun, who used to be a music producer of JYP, will be holding a 10-year anniversary of his “Lunch Song Project.” Kwon began the project in 2010, which stages “heartwarming acoustic music for people during lunch time."
 
Other artists who have featured in Kwon’s project in the past 10 years include singer-songwriter Kevin Oh, cellist Hong Jin-ho, Hoppipolla, the winner of JTBC’s music survival program “Super Band” in 2019, and others.  
 
On the final day, Park Hyun-soo, a member of a crossover vocal group Letteamor will be holding a solo concert, showcasing various genres of songs including classical music, jazz and pop. Letteamor won third place in JTBC’s third season of “Phantom Singer.”
 
Concerts on July 30 and 31 begin at 7:30 p.m. while the Aug. 1 concert begins at 3 p.m.
 
Tickets range from 40,000 won to 110,000 won.
 
Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 1 or 2
 
 
DRACULA: THE MUSICAL  
Blue Square, Shinhan Card Hall  
 
Through Aug. 1: Based on the novel "Dracula" by Irish author Bram Stoker, the musical revolves around Count Dracula who has been living alone for 400 years after losing the love of his life. Then one day Count Dracula falls in love with Mina Murray, the fiancée of a young lawyer named Jonathan Harker.  
 
The intertwined love story of the three — Count Dracula, Mina and Jonathan — unfolds against the backdrop of a Gothic castle.  
 
Singer and musical actor Kim Jun-su alternate the role of Dracula along with other musical actors Shin Sung-rok and Jeon Dong-suk.  
 
The musical starts at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays; and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends and national holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.  
 
Tickets range from 70,000 won to 150,000 won.
 
Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2 or 3
 
 
XCALIBUR
Blue Square, Shinhan Card Hall


Musical actor Kai has been cast to alternate the role of King Arthur in the new musical ″Xcalibur.″ [EMK MUSICAL COMPANY]

Musical actor Kai has been cast to alternate the role of King Arthur in the new musical ″Xcalibur.″ [EMK MUSICAL COMPANY]



Aug. 17 – Nov. 7: A new Musical produced by Korea’s EMK Musical Company titled “Xcalibur” is ready to premiere in August. the musical reinterprets the British legend of King Arthur, following his life story from being an ordinary man to becoming the legendary king after pulling the sword Excalibur from a sacred stone.
 
The musical is directed by Stephen Rayne while the music is by Frank Wildborn. Ivan Menchell, who wrote the screenplay for “Bonnie and Clyde,” “Death Note” and “Mata Hari,” is the playwright.
 
K-pop boy band members Dokyeom, or DK from Seventeen, JYJ’s Kim Jun-su, BTOB member Seo Eun-kwang and musical actor Kai have been cast to alternate the role of King Arthur.
 
The show beings at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and at 3 p.m. on Sunday.
 
Tickets range from 70,000 won to 150,000 won.
 
Hangangjin Station, line No. 6, exit 2 or 3
 
 
RED BOOK
Hongik Daehangno Art Center
 
Through Aug. 22: Korean musical “Red Book” is set in England, during the Victorian era. The story revolves around a woman named Anna who hopes to live life as a confident woman in a male chauvinistic society without having to face any discrimination, and a man named Brown, who only knows how to live as a stiff-necked “gentleman.” The story is written by Han Jung-suk, who hoped to write a musical that is cheerful but also touches on gender issues.
 
The musical premiered in 2018 at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, starring Ivy and Yuria as Anna and Lee Sang-yi and Park Eun-suk as Brown. The musical is returning with several new cast members. Ivy, Cha Ji-yeon, and I.O.I member Kim Se-jeong have been cast to alternate the role of Anna, while Song Won-geun, Seo Kyung-soo, and Kim In-seong of K-pop boy band SF9 will alternate the role of Brown.
 
The show begins at 7:30 p.m. on weekdays and at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekends. There are no shows on Mondays.
 
Tickets range from 66,000 won to 99,000 won.
 
Hyehwa Station, line No. 4, exit 3
 
*Most tickets are available at ticket.interpark.com/global or by calling 1544-1555.
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