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Mintha Theater- MOVED

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Much better than a big buffet dinner performance

We wanted to see some traditional dance but didnt want to have to attend a buffet dinner, so this... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2014
Aberdeen, UK
If you like traditional live shows...

The Mintha Theater is very typical of what you expect of cultural art dance shows in other... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2014
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17 Jan 2016
“Apparently closed for good since 2014/2015”
6 Dec 2015
“Close because high rent”
27th Street Between 65th And 66th, Mandalay, Myanmar
+95 9 680 3607
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Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We tried to find the theater and walked all around the block without success. When we asked the lady at the Myanmar Marionette Theater around the corner she told us that the Mintha Theater has been closed for good more than a year ago. Unfortunately...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank EBaier
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

This was a good plan for evening time, we look we ask, until next day our guide told us that the theater was close because the space was too expensive for the artist.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

Admission is K8,000 (about US$8) per person. Hours: 8.30pm Jul-Mar. Very small theatre in a store front. Perhaps the rain affected attendance. There were about half a dozen tourists including us. We sat in 2nd row from the stage to get a better view of...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank 3Kells
Reviewed 20 April 2014

I liked this funny little theatre. The performance had very charming moments and the costumes were impressive. The traditional orchestra were fascinating and the harpist was exceptional. I appreciate that it has been designed entirely for tourists, but I liked it anyway. In this city...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank Jay M
Reviewed 14 April 2014

We wanted to see some traditional dance but didnt want to have to attend a buffet dinner, so this was perfect. The show was only an hour, from 8.30pm, and was very reasonably priced, about $6 I think. This included about 8 dances, a guide...More

Date of experience: April 2014
3  Thank Jo_Aberdeen_UK
Reviewed 20 March 2014

The Mintha Theater is very typical of what you expect of cultural art dance shows in other countries/regions. But I recommend watching this if you like traditional live shows, 'get-to-know-the-culture' or just save yourself from the boring nightlife of Mandalay (the theater is one of...More

Date of experience: January 2014
2  Thank pontifex79
Reviewed 29 November 2013

We went along to the one hour evening Burmese dance show at the Mintha Theatre, which cost about $8. What a joy it was. The Theatre is an experience in itself but the dancers and the costumes were just wonderful, so colourful and beautifully put...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank Dubey30
Reviewed 15 July 2013

I'm not usually a big fan of cultural dance shows, but I really enjoyed this one. Live "orchestra" and something like 10 different dances that were interesting, colorful, and well-done. The staff is great and it all made for a very enjoyable evening. This is...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank bt7
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Cute,unique and professional theatre. Hour long performance of traditional dances. There were only 7 of us in the theatre and they still performed! Costumes were lovely. No a/c but fans overhead, comfortable teak chairs (the theater only seats 52. The staff were very friendly and...More

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank JPSF49
Reviewed 31 January 2013

This is an outstanding "human dancing performance" (in contrast to the marionettes) not to be missed in Mandalay. The night I attended, 7 men and women dancers performed 9 dances (6 solos, 2 duets, and 1 trio) from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM without intermission....More

Date of experience: January 2013
5  Thank United2millionmiler
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