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A highlight of Seoul

The best way that I can describe the show is a live version of Fawlty Towers. Very funny and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thomas J
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Amazing!!

Entertaining, comedic, full of energy and excitement. A must see. Had me laughing from beginning to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mial974
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Sydney
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"A talented troupe of Korean performers treats Cookin' audience to a taste of Culinary lunacy-sliced and diced to percussive perfection." - Playbill, Minetta Lane Theater - NANTA premiered in 1997 and is the longest running show in Korean history...more
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26, Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu | Myeongdong NANTA Theater, 3F, Unesco Bldg., Seoul 04536, South Korea
Myeongdong / Namdaemun
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best way that I can describe the show is a live version of Fawlty Towers. Very funny and entertaining from start to finish. The energy from the cast was fantastic and there was no language barrier at all.

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Entertaining, comedic, full of energy and excitement. A must see. Had me laughing from beginning to end. Will watch again.

Thank mial974
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

My family went to see this tonight (brown team we’re in stage!). It is very clever as it allows for a western audience with lots of English used and general ‘nonsense’ words too. Drumming, chopping, plates, knives and generally lots of fun! Both my husband...More

Thank Believe_It
Reviewed 16 July 2018

A slapstick comedy with drumming and dancing. It's not dialogue heavy, which is nice. My four kids, ages 3 to 11, loved it, as did our friend (kid at heart). My husband and I liked it, but what made it best was the others' reactions....More

Thank Tamara B
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This was a great show!! Very entertaining and great for all tourists since they don't really speak during the show. The story is carried out through body language/dancing and music!!! Loved it! Worth every penny and it was definitely worth paying a little more for...More

Thank U8009NAhelenh
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We went based on the “fun for everyone” reviews. But it definitely is skewed for kids. Felt we weren’t really the audience as adults. And the jokes and drumming got a little repetitive. But the performers are very talented and it’s fun spirited.

1  Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This is a light hearted, very little speaking humourous show. A lot of slapstick humour, music in the form of banging with kitchen equipment (pots, pans, knives, bins, etc), acrobatics, and audience participation in the form of audience members joining on stage or being encouraged...More

Thank wszarmach
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

A co-worker who had recently visited Seoul badgered us into including this show in our itinerary. He insisted we would enjoy it. I had doubts, to be honest. It’s not that easy to get a laugh out of me, but I was never so glad...More

Thank Onyib
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

We went to the highly praised cooking show The Nanta Cooking Show. When se reaches there the show was nearly full and only few seats at the back were available or else we had to wait for next show. So we bought those tickets. We...More

1  Thank pritiS24
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

A good mix of music, comedy and public interaction. Fun for all ages and no korean language knowlwdge required. TIP: if the show is fully booked online. try visiting the physical location. they will likely still have seats left.

Thank Jeroen T
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