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ENGLISH-FRIENDLY DRAMAS

Do you have some foreign visitors or English-speaking friends coming to Prague? For English-speaking theatregoers, the National Theatre has prepared a special offer. Some of the performances are provided with English subtitles.

 

Performance

Date

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

William Shakespeare

A magical play replete with motifs, entanglements
and mysteries, which true theatregoers must see
at least once in their lifetime.

 
16. 1. 2019
10. 2. 2019 
2. 5. 2019
14. 5. 2019
 

Welcome to Thebes

Moira Buffiniová

A contemporary play treating contemporary topics,
yet featuring Ancient Greek figures.
 

4. 2. 2019 
12. 3. 2019
5. 4. 2019

 

Blood Wedding

Federico García Lorca

Love, hatred, life, death.
The classic equation with two unknowns.

16. 2. 2019
6. 3. 2019
 
Krvavá svatba 

Marysha 

Alois Mrštík, Vilém Mrštík

Marysha kills Vávra with a poison poured into his coffee. 

 
8. 1. 2019
5. 2. 2019 
4. 3. 2019
17. 4. 2019
15. 5. 2019
 
 Maryša

Colonel Švec

Rudolf Medek, Jiří Havelka,
Marta Ljubková

A historical episode in 1918 served as the subject
for a play that a decade later became a hit at the
National Theatre.
 

7. 12. 2018
6. 2. 2019
11. 3. 2019
4. 4. 2019
19. 5. 2019
Plukovník Švec 

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

Is it possible to fall in love against one’s will?

 
11. 1. 2019
5. 3. 2019
25. 4. 2019
 

The Night Season

Rebecca Lenkiewiczová 

A bitter comedy from the part of Great Britain
that is so dangerously similar to our home … 

 
23. 1. 2019
26. 4. 2019
 
 Noční sezóna

New Atlantis

Jiří Adámek

The current tumultuous era urges many
to fantasise about a better world order.

 
28. 1. 2019
8. 2. 2019
25. 3. 2019
 
 Nová Atlantida

The Cremator

Ladislav Fuks

A horror story from a crematorium and beyond…

 
14. 12. 2018
7. 1. 2019
11. 2. 2019
12. 4. 2019
17. 5. 2019
Spalovač mrtvol 

Beware of Pity

Stefan Zweig 

“Everything started with inaptness,
an entirely fortuitous blunder ...”

6. 12. 2018
6. 2. 2019
11. 3. 2019
19. 5. 2019
 
 

A Bouquet

Karel Jaromír Erben

The most popular of the Czech classics will be adapted for the stage.

2. 4. 2019
28. 5. 2019 
 

For Beauty

Karel Hugo Hilar, Daniel Špinar

“The endeavour to attain style in modern theatre
is an endeavour to make it turn inwards.
The coming to understand that the art’s only
objective is to create beauty”

3. 4. 2019  

Wonderful Land

Jáchym Topl

The theatre adaptation of the third novel by Jáchym Topol (b. 1962)

2. 4. 2019   

 

 

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