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Myeongdong Theater (명동예술극장)
Myeongdong Theater (...
Myeongdong Theater (...
Myeongdong Theater (... Myeongdong Theater (명동예술극장) Myeongdong Theater (명동예술극장)
35, Myeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 중구 명동길 35 (명동1가)
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-1644-2003 (Korean only)
Operating Hours
Varies by performance
Varies by performance
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Myeongdong Theater is an exclusive theatrical performance center, which has opened in the building where the National Theater of Korea used to be located. From 1934 to 1973, the National Theater of Korea pioneered Korean arts and culture, functioning as a movie theater, performance hall and art theater. Though it closed its doors in 1975, after 3 years of renovation, the theater has been renamed and was reopened as Myeongdong Theater in June 5, 2009. Complete interior renovations were carried out, leaving outside wall design untouched.

The theatre has now been re-born as a mid-sized performance hall with state-of-the-art stage equipment and 588 seats, offering audiences a great view of the stage while the close proximity allows them to share the passion of the performers. The theater presents a range of performances such as serious plays, experimental plays, non-verbal performances, and musicals. Not only that, the place is a popular venue for diverse events like acting contests, theater festivals and performance festivals.
Structure Size
Varies by performance
Maximum Occupancy
558 seats
Exhibition Hall Information
F5 Restaurant
F4 Balcony Level(103 seats)
F3 Mezzanine Level(116 seats)
F2 Orchestra Level(339 seats) & Dressing Rooms
F1 Box Office, Cloakroom, Dressing Rooms & Cafe
B1 Rehearsal Rooms & Meeting Room
Admission / Participation Fees
Varies by performance
Credit Cards Accepted
Parking Facilities
Not available
Online, on-site, and phone reservation available
Euljiro 1 Ga Station (Seou Subway Line 2), Exit 6.
- Walk straight 72m.
- Turn left at the SK Networks.
- Keeping walking straight for 144m.
- Turn left at the corner and walk another 114m straight.


Myeong-dong Station (Seoul Subway Line 4), Exit 6.
- Walk straight 300m.
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