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2021 Aug. 17 Ticket

BILLY ELLIOT

D-Cube Arts Center


Korean production of ″Billy Elliot″ is gearing up to kick off its new production on Aug. 31 with new boys who have been cast as Billy. [SEENSEE COMPANY]

Korean production of ″Billy Elliot″ is gearing up to kick off its new production on Aug. 31 with new boys who have been cast as Billy. [SEENSEE COMPANY]

 
Aug. 31 – Feb. 2, 2022: “Billy Elliot” is back.
 
The story takes place in the 1980s, during a coal miners’ strike in Northern England. Billy happens to stumble across ballet during one of his boxing classes, and his life is changed forever after he discovers his love, and talent, for dance.
 
“Billy Elliot” is a heartwarming and humorous story about a young boy and his family trying to fulfill their dreams through music and choreography.
 
The kids who have been cast to alternate the role of Billy are, Kim Shi-hoon, Lee Woo-jin, Jeong Kang-hyuk and Joo Hyun-joon.  
 
Ticket prices range from 60,000 ($52) to 150,000 won.
 
The show starts at 8 p.m. on weekdays, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekends.
 
Sindorim Station, lines No. 1 and 2, exit 1 or 5
 
 
DISNEY IN CONCERT: A DREAM IS A WISH
Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Grand Theater


“Disney in Concert: A Dream is a Wish” is being staged at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts from Sept. 2. [CREDIA]

“Disney in Concert: A Dream is a Wish” is being staged at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts from Sept. 2. [CREDIA]

 
Sept. 2 – 3: Since its Korean premiere in 2014, “Disney in Concert” has been continuously gaining popularity. Children attend the concerts dressed in their favorite Disney characters' costumes, making it an annual ritual. For the upcoming concert, Disney classics, "The Little Mermaid," "Cinderella," "Beauty and the Beast," "Lion King" as well as "Frozen" and "Frozen 2" will be performed accompanied by the Ditto Orchestra.  
 
A new number “Speechless” in "Aladdin" will be performed for the first time by foreign singers for “Disney in Concert,” heightening the anticipation of the regular “Disney in Concert” fans.  
 
Admission is not allowed for children below 48 months.
 
The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on both days.  
 
Tickets range from 40,000 won to 120,000 won.  
 
Gwanghwamun Station, line No. 5, exit 8
 
 
CHO SEONG-JIN PIANO RECITAL
Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall


Pianist Cho Seong-jin will hold a recital next month, performing piano pieces including L.Jana?ek’s “Piano Sonata 1.X. 1905,” Ravel’s “Gaspard de la Nuit,” and Chopin’s “Scherzos No. 1-4.” [UNIVERSAL MUSIC]

Pianist Cho Seong-jin will hold a recital next month, performing piano pieces including L.Jana?ek’s “Piano Sonata 1.X. 1905,” Ravel’s “Gaspard de la Nuit,” and Chopin’s “Scherzos No. 1-4.” [UNIVERSAL MUSIC]



Sept. 7: Korea's star pianist Cho Seong-jin is set for another national tour, just nine months after his last one. As he had to cancel his final encore performance in Seoul, Cho said he hopes to stage the tour again to allow those who could not come to the performance due to Covid-19 a chance to see him live. 
 
Cho will begin the tour on Aug. 31 with a performance in Busan, followed by Sept. 2 in Incheon and then in Seoul on Sept. 7.  
 
Cho will be performing L. Janáček’s “Piano Sonata 1.X. 1905,” Ravel’s “Gaspard de la Nuit,” and Chopin’s “Scherzos No. 1-4.”  
 
Since winning the International Chopin Piano Competition in 2015, the 25-year-old pianist became a star in Korea, making his concert tickets some of the most difficult to get.  
 
The recital begins at 7:30 p.m.
 
Tickets range from 50,000 won to 110,000 won.  
 
Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5
 
 
CLARA-JUMI KANG & KIM SUN-WOOK’S BEETHOVEN COMPLETE VIOLIN SONATAS
Seoul Arts Center, Concert Hall
 
Sept. 12, 14 and 15: Violinist Clara-Jumi Kang, who recently challenged herself by recording Bach's "Complete Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin" (BWV 1001-1006), is preparing for another challenge. This time she'll perform Beethoven’s complete violin sonatas with pianist Kim Sun-wook.  
 
The two artists recorded the album together last year to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. The album will also drop in September.  
 
On Sept. 12, the two artists will perform No.s 1, 4, 8, and 7, followed by No.s 6, 3, and 9 (Kreutzer) on Sept. 14. On the final day of the concert on Sept. 15, they will perform No. 5 (Spring) and No.s 2 and 10.  
 
The concert begins at 5 p.m. on Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 14 and 15.  
 
Tickets range from 40,000 won to 110,000 won.
 
Nambu Bus Terminal Station, line No. 3, exit 5
 
 
BLUE CONCERT WITH NADA
Unplugged Hongdae
 
Sept. 25: Rapper Nada is gearing up for a concert for a good cause.
 
 
Nada will not only be performing her new single “Spicy” but also her hit songs like “Trippin’,” “Ride,” “Dozer,” and “My Body” among many others.  
 
Proceeds from the concert organized together with PG& Pictures, will go to the Children’s Cancer Foundation.  
 
The concert begins at 4 p.m. and at 7 p.m.    
 
Tickets cost 77,000 won.  
 
Hongik University Station, line No. 2, exit 6
 
 
QUINTETO ASTOR PIAZZOLLA
Lotte Concert Hall
 
Sept. 28: Latin Grammy-winner Quinteto Astor Piazzolla will be visiting Korea for a concert next month. The quintet had its Korean debut two years ago when it visited the country in celebration of Astor Piazzolla's 100th birthday.  
 
The upcoming concert is a part of the quintet's international tour which started in Columbia before making stops in Germany, Switzerland, and Italy before making its ways to Korea.  
 
The program includes toe-tapping tango music such as “Biyuya,” “Celos,” “Fuga y Misterio,” “Milonga Loca,” “La Muerte del Angel” among many others.  
 
The concert begins at 8 p.m.
 
The ticket ranges from 50,000 won to 150,000 won.  
 
Jamsil Station, line No. 2, exit 1 or 2  
 
 
MARIE ANTOINETTE
Charlotte Theater
 
Through Oct. 3: The Korean production of the hit musical Marie Antoinette is being staged at the Charlotte Theater in Jamsil, southern Seoul.  
 
The musical tells the story of Marie Antoinette, the last queen of France, but some fictional characters have been included, like Margrid Arnaud, to add more drama to the life of the queen who was put to death by guillotine.
 
The nearly three-hour-long performance takes place in several settings, from the Palace of Versailles to Tuileries Garden to the Marais district, and the show will jump from place to place by using a revolving stage.
 
Musical actor Kim So-hyun again has been cast in the role of Marie Antoinette. Kim So-hyang will alternate as the queen.
 
Kim Yeon-ji and Jung Yu-ji have been cast to play the role of Margrid, who begs for money on the street but later becomes a revolutionary leader.
 
The male protagonist Fersen will be alternated by four actors — Min Woo-hyuk, Lee Seok-hoon, Lee Chang-sub, and Kim Do-young.  
 
The show starts at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturdays and national holidays, and 3 p.m. on Sundays.
 
With toughened social distancing rules, 3 p.m. shows have been moved up to 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in July.  
 
There are no shows on Mondays.
 
Tickets range from 70,000 won to 150,000 won.
 
Jamsil Station, lines No. 2 and No. 8, exit 3
 
 
HEDWIG
Chungmu Arts Center
 
Through Oct. 31: A dynamic mix of rock music and monologue, this eight-time Tony-nominated musical follows the life of a band called The Angry Inch. The Korean production of the musical premiered in 2005.  
 
The story revolves around a boy named Hansel living in East Germany in 1988.
 
One day, a U.S. lieutenant proposes to marry Hansel if he changes his gender to female. Hansel eventually decides to adopt the name Hedwig and undergoes a sex change operation, but it fails. He flies to Kansas only to find that he has been dumped.
 
Undeterred, Hedwig starts wearing wigs and makeup, forms a band called The Angry Inch and becomes a rock star.
 
The Korean production of this popular musical features musical performers Oh Man-seok, Jo Seung-woo, Lee Kyu-hyung, Go Eun-sung, and Ren from K-pop boy band Nu’est, who alternate in the main role.
 
Tickets range from 55,000 won to 110,000 won.
 
The show begins at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekends and public holidays. There are no shows on Mondays.
 
Sindang Station, line No. 6, exit 9
 
*Most tickets are available at ticket.interpark.com/global or by calling 1544-1555.
 
 

BY YIM SEUNG-HYE [yim.seunghye@joongang.co.kr]
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