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Online Performances Face Obstacles amid Coronavirus

Online Performances Face Obstacles amid Coronavirus

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean public is demonstrating mixed views toward artists and performers as they tap online platforms to overcome the coronavirus. Online performances enable audiences to watch their favorite artists from the comfort of home. An addition, affordable ticket prices work as an opportunity for audiences to enjoy popular [...]

Classical, Theater Circles Start Paid Online Streaming Services amid Pandemic

Classical, Theater Circles Start Paid Online Streaming Services amid Pandemic

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean classical and theatrical scenes are preparing to launch paid online streaming services as part of their efforts to make profits amid the prolonged novel coronavirus pandemic. The Korea National Opera (KNO) said Friday that it will livestream the opera “Manon,” a French repertoire by Jules Massenet, [...]

Seoul Dispatches Artists for Surprise Performances Throughout the City

Seoul Dispatches Artists for Surprise Performances Throughout the City

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A new project will deploy culture and art to soothe the hearts and minds of citizens struggling with the coronavirus pandemic and the record-breaking monsoon season. The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Wednesday that it will begin a new project where citizens are given the opportunity to enjoy a variety [...]

Performances, Concerts Canceled over Coronavirus

Performances, Concerts Canceled over Coronavirus

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean art centers and institutions have been canceling their planned performances and concerts as the country is struggling to prevent further coronavirus infections. The Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Seoul said it will postpone or cancel its original shows and productions for one month. But [...]

‘Fuerza Burta’ Becomes Most Popular Performance in July

‘Fuerza Burta’ Becomes Most Popular Performance in July

SEOUL, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Off-Broadway theatrical show “Fuerza Burta” was the top-selling performance in South Korea last month, data showed Friday. The concert-like non-verbal musical, which started its Seoul run in April, sold the most tickets in July, according to the data from the Korea Performing Arts Box Office Information System (KOPIS). “Fuerza [...]