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Star-studded Blockbuster Musicals aim to Lure Audiences in June

Star-studded Blockbuster Musicals aim to Lure Audiences in June

SEOUL, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Several major musical productions starring high-profile stars are set to open next month, as the industry tries to grapple with a recent plummet in attendees due to the new coronavirus pandemic, according to organizers Friday. The musical “Mozart!” a Korean adaptation of the German-language production of the same name, [...]

‘Phantom of the Opera’ Case Member Tests Positive for Coronavirus

‘Phantom of the Opera’ Case Member Tests Positive for Coronavirus

SEOUL, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Already hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak, the performing arts sector is facing a serious setback after a cast member in the musical “The Phantom of the Opera” tested positive for coronavirus. The Korean Performing Arts Box Office Information System reported March sales of 9.1 billion won (US$7.4 million) [...]

Sales in Performing Arts Market Top 800 bln Won for First Time in 2017: Data

Sales in Performing Arts Market Top 800 bln Won for First Time in 2017: Data

SEOUL, Dec. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s performing arts market, which includes musicals, plays and classical music, rebounded in 2017, apparently reflecting political and social stability after the presidential election in May that year, officials said Wednesday. According to data released by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Korea Arts Management [...]