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The National Theatre of Ghana

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Spectacular performance needs more publicity

We happened to chance upon a performance of Alkebulan's Awakening - a performance of dancing with... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Richard P
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Great heritage

The National Theatre is a great location for the arts in Ghana. The inside is a little dated but... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2015
thebellower
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“Spectacular performance needs more publicity”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 25 September 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 31 October 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 13 June 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 17 January 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 4 October 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 27 September 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 14 August 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
Thank thebellower
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Good architect building, worth seeing and a big one, well utilized compared to most other buildings across. Events are held every now and then and people flock for these events and participate.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank GreaterAccra
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I have been there quite a lot of times for a several shows. It is nice, well decorated and properly air conditioned. The lightening is supreme and very powerful with projectors. The interior decoration is normal and the seats are quite comfortable. the Architecture is...More

Date of experience: December 2013
2  Thank SylverTheHawk
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