The Teochew Puppet and Opera House Penang

The Teochew Puppet & Opera House Penang compiles the stories of a retired Teochew opera actress, her enthusiasm for Teochew culture and the exhibition of her costumes and puppets for opera performance.

Ancient traditions live on at the Teochew Puppet & Opera House in Penang, where live shows, workshops and demonstrations ensure there is continued appreciation when it comes to the present generation. It’s the first place in Malaysia dedicated to the performance and appreciation of Teochew art. It’s a place where the history of Teochew opera comes to life and visitors can witness the qualities of an aged hand-copied script or experience the working of opera puppets. Contact Destination Asia Malaysia to learn more about an in-depth experience at this historic house in Penang.


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