The Nanta Show is a non-verbal performance which started in Korea using traditional rhythms to create sounds and music. It is an entertaining comedy and drama that takes place in the kitchen. Nanta is a Korean word that means “strike relentlessly”, and throughout this non-verbal theatrical performance, they create thrilling percussion by using everything from traditional Korean water drums to cooking utensils like chef’s whisks or carving knives. The nonstop rhythmic percussion is complemented by hilarious facial expressions and a little help from the audience to create a humorous story of a hapless gang of chefs. The show has received many awards for best performances and has the largest audience in Korean history. Since the first performance, Nanta has been on a road to success around the world. The show has traveled to Edinburgh, London, Germany, Japan, and Singapore. And in 2004, it made its debut on New York City’s Broadway. Audiences of all ages and nationalities will enjoy this funny and entertaining show.
Information about Nanta: It’s a Non-verbal rhythm percussion comedy show
- Original rhythm: Spectacular Stage with Korean folk music.
- Drama: Stage transform into a kitchen as a scene of the show.
- Audience’s participation: Audience can participate in the show.
The premise of the show: Three half-baked chefs are told to prepare a banquet feast in just one hour by their hardnosed manager. To make matters worse his clumsy nephew has turned up and wants a job. The whole gang beats, taps, and drum their way around the kitchen, chopping furiously and sending food flying all over the place.