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Jeongdong Theater (국립 정동극장)

  • Jeongdong Theater (국립 정동극장)
  • Jeongdong Theater (국립 정동극장)
  • Jeongdong Theater (국립 정동극장)
  • Jeongdong Theater (국립 정동극장)
  • Jeongdong Theater (국립 정동극장)
  • Jeongdong Theater (국립 정동극장)
  • Jeongdong Theater (국립 정동극장)
  • Jeongdong Theater (국립 정동극장)
  • Address 43, Jeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
    서울특별시 중구 정동길 43 (정동)
  • Inquiries • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
    (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
    • For more info: +82-2-751-1500
  • Operating Hours Varies by performance.
    * Refer to the official website
  • Information
    Introduction
    Jeongdong Theater is located along Deoksugung Stone Wall Path and serves as a cultural hub for local citizens. Opened on June 17, 1995, Jeongdong Theater is historically significant as it was established to restitute the legacy of Wongaksa, the first modern theater in Korea. Jeongdong Theater features numerous critically-acclaimed productions, such as “Traditional Art Performance,” “Masters Exhibition,” and “Art Frontier,” as well as programs like “Art Stage at Noon” that are geared toward the general public. As a result, Jeongdong Theater has become one of Korea's representative traditional arts performance theaters and was designated as a Seoul Future Heritage in 2015..

    The theater successfully held the performance “Miso” in 2010, featuring the traditional musical "Love Songs from Chunhyang," written and created by Jeongdong Theater. The musical attracted many international visitors from all over the world, passing on Korean cultural values and beauty, as well as gaining attraction by critics worldwide. In addition, the theater also produced "The 2nd Story of Miso: Baebijang-jeon," offering a modern interpretation of the fundamental values found in Korea's culture and art.

    Founding Organization
    Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism

    Managing Organization
    Jeongdong Theater

    Structure Size
    Total area 1,496.67 ㎡ / Structure area 1,844.28 ㎡ (B3-2F)

    Maximum Occupancy
    266 seats (including 2 seats for wheelchairs)

    Age Limit for Activities
    Open to visitors ages 8 and older

    Main Facilities
    [1F] Outdoor space, convenience facility
    [B1] Performance Hall, Lobby, Customer Service Center, Art shop

    Subsidiary Facilities
    Customer support center, cafe

    Restrooms
    Available

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Varies by performance.
    * Refer to the official website

    Parking Facilities
    Available (paid parking lot)

    Reservations
    Available via phone call or website
    * Inquiries: +82-2-751-1500

    Foreign Language Intepretation Services
    Subtitles provided in English, Japanese & Chinese

    Homepage
    www.jeongdong.or.kr

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