9. 3. 2012
National Theatre Plans 15 Premieres for Next Season
Fifteen premieres of all genres and more than 70 productions are being prepared by individual artistic groups in the National Theatre (NT) in Prague for the 2012/2013 season. The new artistic director of the National Opera, Rok Rappl, alias Rocc, is preparing “Pelléas et Mélisande” by Claude Debussy. Leading American choreography is to be presented by Petr Zuska, artistic director of the National Theatre Ballet. Fifty years after it was written, Václav Havel’s absurd comedy “The Garden Party” celebrates its anniversary in the drama section under the direction of Dušan Pařízek.
5. 3. 2012
Famous “Les Misérables” Takes over Goja Music Hall for 6 Months
Thursday 1st March saw the premiere of the musical adaptation of the famous Victor Hugo novel “Les Misérables” in the Goja Music Hall, Holešovice. This magnificent musical features around fifty performers, including the biggest Czech musical stars, such as Daniel Hůlka, Monika Absolonová and Pavel Vítek. The role of Fantine will be played alternately by Kateřina Brožová, Jitka Čvančarová a Petra Peterová.
28. 2. 2012
New Circus La Putyka Is Here!
Mozart’s sonatas and German slapstick silent comedies were vigorously combined together by Cirk La Putyka to create a new Slapstick Sonata performance. Visual poetry interacts with absurd physical comedy in the piece, which was directed by the legend of European New Cirques Maksim Komaro. Slapstick Sonata has lots to offer, from flying bodies and clowns’ pranks to live music, dance and singing.
28. 2. 2012
Karlín Attracts Actors as Well as Audiences
Karlín musical theatre is one of the theatrical venues that is enjoying unprecedented interest. It offers the best, and this is reflected in attendance figures. We put a few questions to Theatre Director Egon Kulhánek.
16. 2. 2012
Theatre: Festival Small Inventory is coming back for the tenth time
Festival Small Inventory will celebrate its tenth anniversary from 21st to 29th February.
14. 2. 2012
FESTIVAL: Cirkus Cirkus in Hagibor
A cat trainer, ventriloquist, juggler-gentleman and others will compete at the third edition of the festival of circus art 'Cirkus Cirkus'.
16. 10. 2011
Festival 4 + 4 Days in Motion Will Set Prague in Motion
Between the 15th and 22nd October, Prague will buzz to the tune of 4 + 4 Days in Motion festival. This year the international festival of performing arts will be introducing a fantastic line up of progressive international dance and theatre ensembles. Apart from that, the event offers a great exhibition called Happiness prepared by 23 Czech curators in the building of former Centre for Folk Art Production at Národní třída along with other projects by interesting Czech artists.
3. 8. 2011
French Ensemble Malabar Will Open Letní Letná (Summer Letná )
Free performance will launch 14 days of theatre marathon on 21st August.
27. 7. 2011
Lávka River Stage Festival Is Coming Back to Charles Bridge
For the second time this summer, Prague will host the Lávka River Stage 2011 Festival. Club Lávka under Charles Bridge and the nearby lagoon will present mingle of classical ballet, opera, street theatre and light show between 31st July and 30th August.
27. 7. 2011
Let’s Dance Prague International Festival
The international dance festival Let’s Dance 2011 starts in a few days. Despite its six-year-old tradition, the festival will present a number of innovations, one for each year.