1. Musical Elisabeth
Elisabeth is one of the most successful German-language musicals of all time, garnering over nine million spectators worldwide. The musical begins with the death of Elisabeth, the Empress of Austria, and Luigi Lucheni is accused of the murder. Lucheni claims that Elisabeth had been in love with "Death" for her whole life time and that she longed to die. In order to claim his innocence, Lucheni travels back in time and brings back the dead as his witness.
The past unravels the dark sides of Elisabeth's life, suffocating young Elisabeth with so many restrictions. Life at the Viennese Court becomes unbearable for young Elisabeth, especially under the tyranny of her mother-in-law. "Death" watches her in the dark and seduces young Elisabeth into his world of death... Go watch Elisabeth to find out what happens next!
Place: Blue Square Samsung Electronics Hall
Having a hard time choosing between B-boys and musicals? The B-boy musical 'Marionette' will offer you a splendor of both, introducing you to a show of a lifetime. Expression, the b-boying crew of Elisabeth, is famous for its abstract performance. Marionette will be filled with surprises that you normally would never see in a typical musical. B-boys will transform themselves into a 3 meter-high robot and luminescent lightings will appear in pitch darkness. Watch for yourself and discover other surprises to come!
Place: Korea Life(Dae-Han-Sang-myeong) 63 Art Hall
3. Doctor Zhivago
Tony awards winner, Des McAnuff, collaborates with Lucy Simon, the composer of ‘The Secret Garden’, to produce a dynamic plot and beautiful melody. ‘Doctor Zhivago’ comes to life as the most breathtaking love stories ever told. The setting takes place in Russia during the tumultuous times in history, of World War I, the Bolshevik Revolution, the Russian Civil War, and so forth. The turbulent period of Russia is realistically portrayed, with a 4.4 degree sloped stage, a wardrobe of 240 costumes, and lights that take you back in time.
Place: Charlotte Theater
4. The Elites (Mobumsaengdul: 모범생들)
First showcased in 2007, 'The Elites' was successful enough to draw huge attention from critics and viewers, instantly gaining praise for its well-made storyline. The play itself is like the two blades of a sword, going from funny and hilarious to sarcastic and cynical. It takes place in a grand wedding hall, where three men, Myung-jun, Soo-hwan, and Jong-tae, gather around and exchange greetings with one another. Looking at each other, they start pondering upon their high school years, when they used to go to school together. The setting changes from a wedding hall to a classroom in a foreign language high school, and the 35-year-olds revisit their own past.
Place: Daehak-ro Artone Theater
5. Titanic 3D< 저작권자 © 중앙헤럴드 무단전재 및 재배포금지 >
James Cameron's Oscar-winning film Titanic will be released in 3D in the Spring of 2012. Why Spring you may ask? Cameron says that the aim is to release it in spring to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking. First released in 1998 in Korea, it is now being re-released 14 years later with a new dimension. The classic brings you to a wonderfully nostalgic and beautiful journey into the movie you may have watched as a kid. Watch Leonardo DiCaprio in his young and sexy years before he gained so many pounds. The movie will mesmerize you with the love story of Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio and let you feel the nostalgia within.
Date: first release on 2012.04.05
Place: All theaters