Nanta - Seoul
Are you a business owner in Seoul?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Seoul.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to Nanta
'A talented troupe of Korean performers treats Cookin' audience to a taste of Culinary lunacy-sliced and diced to percussive perfection.'
- Playbill, Minetta Lane Theatre-
NANTA premiered in 1997 and is the longest running show in Korean history. This electrifying 100-min show, on the comically-charged efforts of four cooks who are tasked with preparing an entire wedding banquet in just one hour, is one of Korea's most popular musicals of all time.
Since its first performance, this world famous non-verbal performance made a record of 20% above full capacity at the theatre driving the largest number of audience in Korean history.
Figuratively meaning 'reckless punching,' NANTA is a comedy set in a restaurant kitchen, where 4 chefs rush around like headless chickens preparing dishes for a wedding banquet. In the midst of the chaos, these playful, flamboyant cooks use whatever they lay their hands on - kitchen untensils, knives, pots and pans, brooms - as percussion instruments to create Samulnori - a genre of traditional percussion music in Korea characterized by strong, accented rhythms, vibrant body movements and an energetic spirit.
The main NANTA Theater is located in Myeongdong Shopping District, inside the UNESCO Building on the 3rd floor. The theater is easy to find. Just locate the NOON Square Mall. It is a landmark building in Myeongdong and NANTA is in the UNESCO Building right next to it. Closest subway station is Myeongdong Station exit 6.
If you click the map you will find the addresses for 3 different theaters. They all show the NANTA non verbal performance show. Choose you preferred location. The Hongdae Theater just opened and will be convenient for those staying near Hongik University District! You can also see the directions to this new theater if you click the map. Of all three theaters, we recommend the Myeongdong and Hongdae theaters, as you can go shopping and sightseeing easily before or after the show!
Book tickets here
Show Time : Mon~Fri 20:00, Sat,Sun&Holiday 14:00, 17:00
Now you can also learn how to play the NANTA rhytm using real instruments as well as bottles pans etc just like the real actors.
The new NANTA academy 60min program lets you experience and learn how to play the original NANTA rhytm. Learn from former and current actors and producers AND get your performance recorded to keep as a memory. Click here for more info! or call for more info. +82-2-739-8288 or click the attachment on the right handside above the Facebook plugin.
NANTA Character Hanji Doll
Now you can get your own NANTA character dolls! Hanji dolls are masterly handcrafted from the best quality Korean Hanji traditional paper. There are 4 dolls in 1 set and individual purchase is also possible. Price: 120,000 won for 1 set (4 dolls)/ 30,000 won for 1 doll
Sales place at MyeongDong NANTA Theater and ChungJeongNo NANTA Theater. The Hanji Dolls are handmade products, which takes 1-2 days for making. For pre order, please send us your inquiry at the following e-mail address until 4 days before the show date. Booking & Info: firstname.lastname@example.org / +82-2-721-7635
SPECIAL AREX Package (NANTA + Airport Express Train)
How to purchase
1. Sign up an account for NANTA website and log-on
2. Click [Booking Tickets] > Click Booking button for Myeongdong or Chungjeongno
3. Select date, time and seat class (VIP or S) > Select 'AREX Package' on the discount list> payment
1. You cannot cancel the package after reservation. (*You can cancel on the day of payment).
2. You can check AREX Certification numbers on your NANTA booking confirmation. See the package and you will see the coupon number.
3. For using it, present your certification numbers at the AREX Station ticket booth.
4. You can get a train ticket when presenting the 'AREX' certification number at Incheon Int'l Airport Station or Seoul station Airport train information center.
5. This 'AREX' certification number is valid until 31 Dec 2015. (You can take a ticket whenever you want to take the AREX at the AREX ticket booth with above certification numbers).
6. The train ticket is a one-off ticket for the non-stop express train between Incheon Int'l Airport and Seoul Station.
7. The train ticket cannot be exchanged for cash.
8. Usage of train ticket is subject to the terms and conditions of Korail Airport Train.
9. The ticketholder is liable for loss or damage of train ticket.
You may also like
Vivaldi Park - DAEMYUNG RESORT
Vivaldi’s state of the art facilities and ease of access makes it understandable why it is the most visited resort in Korea, 8 years in a row!From 89,000KRW
Jisan Ski resort
Situated in Icheon, Jisan resort is definitely a top choice amongst the local ski resorts due to its close proximity to Seoul. Just an hour and a half away, Jisan resort is perfect for day trips.From 85,000KRW
Non-Verbal Performance Delicious Musical BIBAPJongno-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City
Watching BIBAP is the most fun you will have for a long time. It's exciting, energetic and will simply amaze you. It's B-boying and martial arts mixed with beat boxing anFrom 60,000KRW
Samsung d-lightGangnam Station, Seoul Metropolitan City
Samsung d’light - “LIVE YOUR TOMORROW” Future Possibilities Presented by Samsung Electronics Discover a new world of possibility with Samsung, and experience how
Jump TheatreInsadong, Seoul Metropolitan City
Another popular show that has toured overseas, Jump mixes Korean martial arts like tae kwon do with acrobatics and comedy. Again, knowledge of Korean is not required to f
Trick Eye MuseumHongdae, Seoul Metropolitan City
Get ready for some major fun! Make sure to bring a camera or at least your mobile phone. It's best to visit with friends, so you can take pictures of each other. Trick EyFrom 15,000KRW
Deoksugung PalaceCity Hall, Seoul Metropolitan City
Deoksugung Palace is located at the corner of Seoul's busiest downtown intersection, right across from City Hall. The palace is famous for its elegant stone-wall road....From 99,000KRW
N Seoul TowerItaewon, Seoul Metropolitan City
N Seoul Tower is the most visited tourist attraction in Seoul. Upon it, flourishes what Seoulites call "The Locks of Love". Couples hang a lock with a note as a symbol ofFrom 54,000KRW
Lotte WorldSongpa-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City
A multi-purpose complex including theme park, department store, shopping mall, sports center, movie theater and hotel. The building sucks in people in droves, but once yoFrom 54,000KRW
Talk To Me In KoreanE-commerce,
TalkToMeInKorean is an online learning portal and community where you can learn Korean with free lessons, make friends around the world, and ask questions about Korea!..