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‘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) [...]

Theaters, Performing Arts See Sharp Decline in Revenues Due to Coronavirus

Theaters, Performing Arts See Sharp Decline in Revenues Due to Coronavirus

SEOUL, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean cinemas and the performing arts have seen a sharp decline in revenues in the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, data showed Monday. Local cinema chains, including industry leader CGV, posted a combined 219.3 billion won (US$179.8 million) in sales from January to the fourth week of March, [...]

S. Korea’s Market for Performing Arts Grows 23 pct in 2018

S. Korea’s Market for Performing Arts Grows 23 pct in 2018

SEOUL, Jan. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s market for performing arts grew 23 percent last year from a year earlier driven by solid performances by musicals and K-pop concerts, data showed Monday. Interpark, an online shopping mall and leading ticket distributor, said the total 2018 ticket sales for performing arts came to 544.1 billion [...]

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 [...]