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.
22. 7. 2009
La Putyka Keeps Playing On
The successful production, La Putyka has already sold out all ten subsequent shows. It will keep playing on in summer. Apart from another six shows at the end of July and the beginning of August in Prague by La Fabrika, anyone who wants to see the show can see it at the Summer Festival Letna on 24th and 25th August.
27. 6. 2009
Rock Antigone Graces Prague’s Theatres
After many highly applauded performances in Municipal House, the Congress Centre and in the Divadlo v Dlouhé (Theatre in Dlouhá Street), it became strikingly obvious that the rock opera Antigone more than fully deserved the 2008 Award which had been bestowed by rock publicists, who also nominated the opera for the best recording of the year.
21. 5. 2009
Prague Fringe Festival
From tomorrow until next Saturday, the eighth year of Fringe Festival Praha will be held in the capital. It is not only one of the biggest stage performance festivals in the CR but also one of the biggest of its kind in continental Europe.
20. 5. 2009
Puppeteers in Prague
Puppet theatre groups from various countries including Vietnam, Ireland, India, USA, Chile, Thailand and Italy have recreantly arrived in Prague to take part in the World Puppet Festival.