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MyeongDong NANTA Theatre

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Address: 3F UNESCO Bldg., Myeong-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Phone Number: 02-739-8288
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5:00 pm - 10:00 am
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Sun 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: "A talented troupe of Korean performers treats Cookin' audience to a taste...
"A talented troupe of Korean performers treats Cookin' audience to a taste of Culinary lunacy-sliced and diced to percussive perfection." - Playbill, Minetta Lane Theatre-NANTA premiered in 1997 and is the longest running show in Korean history. This electrifying 90-min show, on the comically-charged efforts of four cooks who are tasked with preparing an entire wedding banquet in just one hour, is one of Korea's most popular musicals of all time. Since its first performance, this world famous non-verbal performance made a record of 20% above full capacity at the theatre driving the largest number of audience in Korean history.
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Excellant display of talent through non verbal cues. Great time of entertainment after all that shopping! A show of class that cuts across all languages- had a great time with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Excellant display of talent through non verbal cues. Great time of entertainment after all that shopping! A show of class that cuts across all languages- had a great time with lots of laughing too.

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Fremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This show was fun loved the drums and knife performance. Great show for all ages and they got the audience involved. The hour went by so fast that you wanted more. Wish the show was longer.

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a play with a very loose story told with few words (in English). The plot is a story of a banquet hall kitchen that must put together a wedding meal in extremely short time. The cast then displays the most interesting set of knife skills I have ever seen. Basically they use chopping as a rhythm section...hard to... More 

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Dalhart, Texas
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This show was a very interesting and entertaining experience. I had no idea what to expect, but was not disappointed. The mixture of the music and using the materials and the story line made for a fun evening. The interaction with the audience also kept me on my toes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Nanta drum performance mix the drum perfiramnce with comedy approach. Involve audience on the performance. Good for tourists and performers are professionally trained. A must see for tourist to feel modern korean drum show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The mixing of the sound made by cooking tools with the storyline was perfect.The hot sauce was very pretty and I am glad had the chance to play game with her on stage.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Top funniest and fun show ever! Me and my family had a very great time also we enjoyed the show very much. Thank you.

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Singapore River, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

After watching the great Jump show, children wanted another so we decided to buy Nanta tickets, which are much more expensive (less available discount). This show has rave reviews on tripadvisor, so we had a high expectation of a memorable ending for our Seoul trip. It turned out a huge disappointment, with some very simple comical tricks, and the whole... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Definitely worth visiting! Full of laughters from the start till the end! Worth it if you want a good laugh :)

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Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a non-verbal show think Blue Man Group or stomp. But it incorporates a little bit of everything...humor...comedy....making music with crazy things. This is a fun things to go and see because it is very different from any other show I have seen. BUT it is a bit pricey. For the same price you could go an opera or... More 

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Additional Information about MyeongDong NANTA Theatre

Address: Address: 3F UNESCO Bldg., Myeong-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Phone Number: 02-739-8288
Location: Asia  >  South Korea  >  Seoul>  > Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Myeongdong / Namdaemun
Arguably Seoul’s most famous neighborhood and undoubtedly one of its most popular, Myeongdong takes shopping and eating to new heights, with hundreds of shops, restaurants, and cafes all stacked on top of one another. The rise in popularity of Korean cosmetics, fashion, and more has made this area a must-see for visitors who come and marvel at Myeongdong’s often frenetic pace and energy. Lotte and Shinsaegae’s massive department stores are also popular draws for both Korean and luxury products. The department stores, just like Myeongdong’s streets, are crowded around the clock. Myeongdong’s many street food carts are also immensely popular for their inexpensive and quirky offerings (French-fry-encrusted corn dogs, anyone?). The neighborhood’s popularity, as well as its close proximity to other popular sights and neighborhoods, makes it one of Seoul’s most popular places to stay.