The Phantom of the Opera is Coming to Korea in 2019!
Brace yourselves South Korea; the ‘phantom’ is coming to your backyard! In December 2019, the world tour of the hit musical The Phantom of the Opera will launch at the Dream Theatre in Busan before moving to Seoul (Blue Square), and finally Daegu (Kyeimyung Art Center). Although the ‘phantom’ is still shrouded in mystery (the schedule and cast have not been confirmed), it’s never too late to plan out your winter with a thrilling theatrical performance.
Why should you book a seat for The Phantom of the Opera? Well, based on its track record, the real question is; why wouldn’t you? The beloved musical has been performed in 37 countries and 172 cities to the enjoyment of over 145 million theatergoers. Besides, did you know that The Phantom of the Opera is the longest-running show in history?
The musical, which is based on the French novel by Gaston Leroux opened at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London’s West End all the way back in 1986. Two years later, it hit Broadway by storm, clinching the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical.
Isn’t winter to far away? If you’re growing anxious for the arrival of the ‘phantom,’ there are plenty of other discounted shows to keep you entertained in the upcoming Chuseok holidays. This includes:
- The world tour of School of Rock (60,000-160,000 won): The beloved musical is performing at the Dream Theatre in Busan between 12-15th September for a discount of up to 20%, depending on the method of purchase and the seats.
- The Korean production of Marie Antoinette (70,000-150,000 won): On September 14 (2 P.M to 7 P.M) and September 15 (3 P.M), you can buy tickets for the performance of Marie Antionette at D-Cube Arts Center.
- Jekyll & Hyde at the Charlotte Theatre in Seoul (60,000-150,000 won): Book a seat for a 20-30% discount between 11-13th September.
- The Korean Production of Mammamia (60,000-140,000 won): The LG Arts Center in Seoul is offering a 20% discount for the show from September 12 to 14.