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Joie d'vivre - a must see

This is an absolute must see. Fantastic story, beautifully executed. Extremely talented actors who... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Indianapolis, Indiana
Great show, lots of interaction

Great percussion performance. Definitely suggest getting premier / vip tickets, as u enjoy much... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Hong Kong, China
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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
26, Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu | Myeongdong NANTA Theater, 3F, Unesco Bldg., Seoul 04536, South Korea
Myeongdong / Namdaemun
+82 2-739-8288
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

This is an absolute must see. Fantastic story, beautifully executed. Extremely talented actors who are incredible musicians as well - the percussion is the best, heart and leg thumping. The theater is small and intimate. Filled to the brim with joie d'vivre, this is a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Great percussion performance. Definitely suggest getting premier / vip tickets, as u enjoy much more interactions with the performance. My bf was one of the lucky ones who was invite to the stage. Good job, white team!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nabakama
Reviewed 7 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TomJackUK
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank hyeh808
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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