Mandalay Marionette Theatre Mandalay
One of the best well known Myanmar traditional theatre performances in Myanmar is the Mandalay Marionette Theatre (also known as Mandalay Puppet Theatre).
First founded by two ladies in 1986, the troupe started their performance by performing for the tourists coming to Myanmar. The troupe is supervised by Dr. Tin Maung Kyi, a researcher on Myanmar puppet, U Pan Aye and U Shwe Nan Tin, seasoned and well respected puppet masters. The troupe has won a number of national awards, and has performed in various foreign countries. The theatre runs the show every day at 8 pm. Duration of the show is one or one and a half hours. The daily performance consists of two or three parts depending on the program. You can also buy beautiful Myanmar traditional puppets.