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The National Theatre of Ghana

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May 7, 2019
“Amazing architecture but generally shut :(”
Apr 1, 2019
“Incredible!”
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

We popped into the NT building as it's impressive architecture we assumed the interior would also be impressive. It's really a mothballed theatre space and wasn't really open. I suspect security staff are allowing opportune tours which you pay for but get very little information...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Angelawotzername
Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

We spent the highlights of our visit to Ghana at the National Theatre. We saw a school performance during the day. That evening they had free outdoor community theatre where we saw a delightful play. Then on Sunday we experienced the National Symphony Orchestra 60th...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank m68m
Reviewed December 31, 2018

I'm trying to book for a show and there is no answer to my repeated attempts at calling them on the phone and their web-site doesn't open.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

We happened to chance upon a performance of Alkebulan's Awakening - a performance of dancing with dances from different parts of Africa. The performance was a wonderful visual spectacle, showing the experience of pre colonial Africa, the coming of colonial powers, slave trade, slavery n...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Richard P
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Love place to visit all though is there is know program there its kind of boring, but if your looking to collect some more picture i guess its really worth visiting. its located in the heart of Accra not far from the Novotel or the...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed June 13, 2016

We lived in Accra for a year and a half. We noticed the unique architecture of the National Theater soon after we arrived and anticipated that there would be some sort of events we would enjoy. We were wrong. We stopped in and spoke with...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank rhw23
Reviewed January 17, 2016

Was at the Nationa Theatre, Accra, Ghana for the TED Accra 2015 event. I took an opportunity to go view the national Fontomfrom drum on display at the edifice. So breathtaking and full of history. the history of Ghana's musicology and folklore.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Prince J
Reviewed October 4, 2015

I've been to two events at the theatre and while they were great, the lack of theatre etiquette can be annoying. Be prepared for talking and regular use of cell phones during any and all performances.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Tina_in_Ottawa
Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Another venue with a huge potential that is seldom used. Does not seem to be utilised to its full potential as everytime you visit it seems there are more building maintenance workers and very few listings. Will be good to see it back to its...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Donald E
Reviewed August 14, 2015

The National Theatre is a great location for the arts in Ghana. The inside is a little dated but there are a number of new commissioned art sculptures outside which are a beautiful representation of Ghanaian culture.

Date of experience: July 2015
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