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How to Become Icelandic in 60 Minutes

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Hilarious...and accurate!

This one-hour, one-man show at the Harpa Concert Hall is a terrific introduction to Icelandic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julie C
Fun Night Activity

I very much enjoyed this one-man show. It was funny and off the beaten path. I would definitely... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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How To Become Icelandic In 60 Minutes teaches you everything you need to know about being icelandic in just one hour. You walk out of the theatre 100% Icelandic.The show is much more than a stand up comedy. It is a hillarious, incisive and visual...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Austurbakki 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 528 5050
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This one-hour, one-man show at the Harpa Concert Hall is a terrific introduction to Icelandic people and culture for the international tourist. We really saw Icelanders who walked, talked, and gave directions like the performer told us. We got our first exposure to "thetta reddast"...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

I very much enjoyed this one-man show. It was funny and off the beaten path. I would definitely recommend this show to people traveling to Iceland.

Thank jac222018
Reviewed 5 June 2018

It's a little off-color but not too bad. Maybe not suitable for little kids, but anyone over 13 will get something out of the show. The presenter has the material down pat, and it gives you an overview of Icelandic attitudes and customs. Good way...More

Thank subterranean_jack
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed the show. Yes it is about stereotypes so you have to accept that from the start. However the delivery is first class, the guy moves and do all sort of noises and accents that entertained us every minute. We...More

Thank AlainrlgMelbourne
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Of course, this show is going to make fun of people, mostly Icelandics, though no nationality was safe. And like most humor some things are exaggerated for humor sake. Our group of 4 people ranging from 26 yrs. old to 66 yrs. old enjoyed it....More

Thank firebug1087
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This show was terrible! My girlfriend suggested we go as it had such great ratings on the literature and from the staff in the concert hall. Unfortunately it was the worst piece of live comedy (if you can call it that) I’ve ever witnessed, hence...More

Thank K A
Reviewed 4 February 2018

A brilliant one-man show covering all the essentials of how to become Icelandic. A fast paced romp explaining this unique island-states peculiar habits and how to (and how not to) be like the locals. Fun crossreferences and a few potshots at audience nationalities and finally...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This show is phenomenal!!! It is 4 months later and my 11 year old daughter is still talking it. The actor is very engaging and entertaining. He asked my daughter to assist him, by pronouncing a word in Icelandic, she got the biggest laugh out...More

Thank Jiea M
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We really enjoyed this hour-long show. It was a well-done presentation which included a one-man show with accompanying video, music and set. We will recommend this to friends heading to Iceland.

Thank readingteach627
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Mostly did this because it was the only thing playing the night we were at Harpa and wanted to experience this amazing theater. To be honest, didn't find it funny or entertaining. Not for lack of trying - the lead certainly has a lot of...More

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Response from YorkLadytraveller | Reviewed this property |
Tickets are easily obtained via the website however having checked your dates I don’t think it is on then. I cannot paste a link as this App does not allow characters.
5 March 2018|
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Hello. Thank you for your mail. Yes, there is first come, first served and no seats are assigned. It is a medium sized theater so you will see very well wherever you sit. Many thanks!
6 March 2017|
Response from Cynderella43 | Reviewed this property |
The cost is about 42 US dollars. The show is definitely WORTH IT! We loved it. I don't know about group rates or discounts, but you can always ask.