Introduction

Jeongdong Theater is located along Deoksugung Doldam-gil. The theater serves as a cultural hub for locals 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.

 

Address: 

43, Jeongdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul[Google Map]

 

Length of Tour: 

Approx. 70 minutes

 

 

Homepage: 

www.jeongdong.or.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

 

 

How To Use

 

Admission / Participation Fees: 

Varies by performance.
* Refer to the official website

 

 

Transportation

 

[Subway]
1) Seodaemun Station (Seoul Subway Line 5), Exit 5.
- Go straight 300m and turn right at the Jeongdong 4-way Intersection.
- Continue going straight 450m until you see the Jeongdong Theater on the left.

2) City Hall Station (Seoul Subway Line 1, 2), Exit 12.
- Walk 400m, following the stonewall road along Deoksugung Palace.
- Jeongdong Theater is located on the right side.

 

 

Additional Info

 

Program Information: 

MISO: Baebijiang-jeon (traditional arts performance) and more.

 

Reservations: 

Phone call or via website
* Inquiries: +82-2-751-1500

 

Foreign Language Intepretation Services: 

Subtitles provided in English, Japanese & Chinese

 

zipcode: 04518

accomcountculture: 266 seats (including 2 seats for wheelchairs)

infocenterculture: • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

• For more info: +82-2-751-1500

parkingculture: Available
* Limited area for parking so using nearby paid parking lot is recommended

usetimeculture: Varies by performance.
* Refer to the official website

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