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Address: Nr. 26-28 Strada Isac Emil | ex Str. 1 Mai, Cluj-Napoca 400023, Romania
Phone Number: 40-264-593469
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Suprised to watch Strindberg's 'The Pelican ' with english subtitles!

When my friend proposed to me to spend a night at the Hungarian theatre I was a bit sceptic but I decided to give a go after a second thought! It finally proved to be a good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2016
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Worth a visit here. There are a lot of programs with english or romanian subtitles. The surrounding area of the building is is process of renovation, so the surrounding will look nice as well. Very close to the city center, and just at the entrance to Central Parc.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

When my friend proposed to me to spend a night at the Hungarian theatre I was a bit sceptic but I decided to give a go after a second thought! It finally proved to be a good decision as the play I watched was interesting and well performed by the theatre team. Watching Hungarian actors and reading english subtitles on... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The only theater in Cluj with both English and Romanian subtitles. The opera is definitely better than the National Opera and the theater group regularly wins the competition for Romania's best theater group. They have played many times in Budapest, Prague and even Seol, South Korea.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I love theatre and I've been to both the Romanian and the Hungarian one. The building doesn't look appealing from the outside, but I have to say that the acting crew is great, so are the opera singers. I give plus points for haviing subtitles in Romanian, but I would like to see more shows subtitled in English. Don't miss... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I arrived at the theatre early from my studies but had to wait outside till the doors opened at 6.35pm for the 7pm performance. The seats were poorly numbered and I was sent in the wrong direction by one of the attendants and ended up in the wrong place! I was not the only one. The seats are crammed up... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I grew up in Cluj and I am myself a member of the Hungarian minority. Although I like to go to both to the National Theatre and the Hungarian one too, I believe this latter is extraordinary in the high quality theatrical performances. The actors are good, they work regularly with internationally acclaimed partners (directors, dramaturgs, etc.) and the organization... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We were so glad to see that Hungarian Theatre and Opera is popular and local people (Hungarians and Romanians) take the opportunity of it well! The piece that we saw was one of the latests before the theatre closes for this season. Ticket was discounted and costed 5 lei (~1 EUR). The performance will always remain unforgetable experience for us.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

My partner and I went to see the ballet Giselle at the beginning of October 2012. Fortunately, the venue was just over the road from the hotel we were staying at, so it was really easy to find. Whilst I can't comment on the quality of the plays (wouldn't understand them anyway!) the ballet we saw was fantastic. It's an... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

i read many reports about this so I walked out of my way to see it it is a building most liekly built during the socialist era of no esthtic interest from the exterior maybe the inside is great but i never saw that

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

Unfortunately it was closed at the time we went make sure to check when it's opened

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