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Traditional Korean Theatre Beautifully Done

We saw "The Palace" at Jeongdong Theatre and were blown away by the performance. I am a high school... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
TraceyPTBO
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Peterborough, Canada
Fascinating traditional Korean Theatre

I saw the afternoon production 'The Palace' in July 2018. It is a traditional type story... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Alan B
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London,
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Jeongdong Theater, Korea's representative theater for traditional performance Jeongdong Theater was opened in 1995 based on a historical mission with modern contemporary art spirit to restore “Wongaksa,” Korea's first modern theater. It has focused...more
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

We saw "The Palace" at Jeongdong Theatre and were blown away by the performance. I am a high school drama teacher, so I'm often looking to see traditional pieces when we travel. This theatre didn't disappoint. The small venue has nothing but excellent seating -...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

I saw the afternoon production 'The Palace' in July 2018. It is a traditional type story beautifully performed in traditional costume. It is all dance, music and mime so there is no language issue and it is accessible to all. At the beginning screens on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

This was probably one of the best performances I've ever seen. It's like a historical K-drama come to life, but even better and more engaging. Every scene was suspenseful and kept me at the edge of my seat. As a foreigner, it was easy to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

What an amazing experience... we watched a theatrical performance play " Lotus - a flower comes out once more". The story is told with beautiful and splendid music and dances. The performers and their outfits were superb. Not to miss if you're in Seoul.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Whiterose232
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I attended a performance of "Lotus" last night. It was excellent. The performers are obviously highly trained professionals and the production values were very high as the costumes, lighting and set were really good. The sorcerer's dance and the Queen's struggling with jealousy were amazing....More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Christine A
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I just watched "Lotus" last night. It was so good that my friend and I was really satisfied. The dancer/actors are professionals. The witch's dance with power , beauty, and mystery impressed me most.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank SylvanCheng
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Was recommended by a local. However I am disappointed towards Youll. Predictable storyline. Over price for the experience.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank sunl29
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I last attended a performance at this theatre two years ago to see a performance called miso... it was really boring... can see that they have tried to improve and although it is hard to make opera interesting it is a good effort....the show shows...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Rirji
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I've just seen the show Youll and I wanted to share with you my thought : AMAZING !!! A little theater, a little troup but what a splendid show !! The original soundtrack, the acting, the costumes, the stage set everything was perfect ! I...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Anis S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

(Youll) A short performance with a simple straightforward story, but the acting and performers are fantastic. A good way to spend a few hours during a night in Seoul.

Date of experience: July 2016
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