Mandalay Region entertainment

Top Choice Puppet Theatre in Mandalay

Myanmar Marionettes

On a tiny stage, colourful marionettes expressively recreate snippets of traditional tales at this puppet theatre. Occasionally a curtain is lifted so that you can briefly admire the deft hand movements of the puppe…
Dance in Mandalay

Mintha Theater

Colourfully costumed dancers perform around 10 dances from a larger repertoire. Some give human form to traditional stories of local folklore, while others are examples of typical Burmese slapstick – perhaps a comed…
Comedy in Mandalay

Moustache Brothers

This classic a-nyeint group became world famous in the 1990s when their jokes and rants against the Myanmar government brought them a string of prison sentences, and a name-check in the popular Hugh Grant flick Abou…
Cinema in Mandalay

Minglar Diamond Cineplex

Hidden on the 5th floor of this big shopping centre are a three-screen cinema, several fast-food eateries and a concert hall with occasional Myanmar rap and pop gigs.
Live Music in Mandalay

Win-Win 35

A small stage in the garden of this spacious beer station provides live music from talented local bands. The show we enjoyed featured Hotel California–esque chords and a singer with a Joe Cocker rasp. No cover, chea…