11. 2. 2011
Children’s Quadrennial Starts in February!
The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space (PQ), the largest international theatre event in the Czech Republic, does not forget children. Its Curiosity Room is based on imagination and spontaneity of the youngest artists. The programme includes workshops, adventurous games through the expositions and the Children Spectator’s Award. The Prague Quadrennial will be held from 16th to 26th June in Veletržní Palace, Prague, yet the programme for families with children and from preschoolers to secondary school pupils starts as early as February.
11. 2. 2011
Here I am Human! Returns to Archa Theatre
On Monday 14th February the much applauded show Here I am Human! will return to the Archa Theatre in Prague. It was conceived and consummated from the artistic talents of the Brechtian British band The Tiger Lillies with director Jiří Havelka and Irish playwright Jocelyn Clark.
17. 1. 2011
Best of Prague Theatres!
The 9th Small Inventory Festival, which will be held from 22nd to 27th February, will present the best of new theatre in the year 2010. The festival will offer plays created in the following theatres: Archa, Alfred ve dvoře, Ponec, NoD., Meetfactory, Alta and NABLÍZKO.
10. 1. 2011
Ta Fantastika Theatre Says Good-Bye to Czech Audience
The theatre in Karlova Street will no longer present musicals or theatre plays. From now on, the programme will only consist of black theatre for tourists.
18. 11. 2010
The Macropulos Case in the National Theatre
The night of Thursday 18th November in the Estates Theatre will belong to the premiere of Čapek’s comedy The Macropulos Case (Věc Makropulos). For the last few weeks, its production is referred to as the event of the season. Its author, Robert Wilson, one of the most famous theatre artists of the last forty years, is renowned as a director, designer and light designer all over the world.
30. 9. 2010
Premiere in Minor Theatre: Fireflies
An adventurous puppet fun house in the glade under the juniper has its premiere on 3rd October
7. 10. 2009
“Nobel” Conductor in National Theatre
The Italian conductor Claudio Scimone is the Una Vita Nella Musica Award holder, which is a kind of musical Nobel Prize. Scimone is the artistic director of the I Solisti Veneti Orchestra and together with the orchestra will perform in the National Theatre on the 18th of October.
1. 9. 2009
Laterna Magika Announces: 6000 Wonderful Circuses
Laterna magika has certainly managed to make itself conspicuous in this season! In May it celebrated its 50th anniversary and as of the next year the ensemble will return once again under the wing of the National Theatre. On top of that, the ensemble will celebrate the six thousandth performance of the show Wonderful Circus.
31. 8. 2009
National Theatre on Threshold of New Season
In the new season, the National Theatre will stage ten premiers in the Estates Theatre building: five operas, three plays and two ballets. The New Stage will introduce three new pieces, the Kolowrat Theatre two and the opera ensemble has prepared seven concerts.
24. 8. 2009
Shakespeare in British Interpretation
At the end of the week, the Summer Shakespeare Festival will be dedicated to British interpretations. The plays A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Much Ado about Nothing will be presented by the most successful British outdoor theatre company, The British Shakespeare Company.