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The National Theatre for Children

We present you the offer of the National Theatre productions appropriate for families with children.

We recommend the minimal age under each title. For morning and afternoon performances you may apply the discount of 20% on tickets for your children under 15. This discount can be applied both online and at the National Theatre box offices.
Entitled to a discount is proved at the entrance to the theatre, not while purchasing tickets. Discount does not apply to rentals, guest performances and special projects for schools

While attending the theatre students and young viewers under 26 can also use a 50% discount on selected seats for all the National Theatre performances.

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Opera

Hänsel and Gretel

Hänsel and Gretel5+, The Karlin Music Theatre
The production is directed by Matěj Forman, who has created the magical sets for La Belle et la Bête and Enchantia. The fairy-tale opera for the whole family is performed in Czech with English surtitles.

The Cunning Little Vixen

7+, The National Theatre
What happens after the forester brings home a little vixen from the woods? The story of the vixen, her growing up and regaining freedom. And of the schoolmaster’s difficulties with love, reminiscences of the priest, and how the forester ultimately encounters the vixen again.

The Bartered Bride

7+, The National Theatre
When matchmaker Kecal altogether with stuttering Vašek enter into Jenik and Mařenka’s way, Jenik must outwit Kecal’s tricks and safe the common happiness. Everything is livened up by comedians.

The Devil and KateThe Devil and Kate

5+, The National Theatre
A fairy-tale of the dauntless Kate, the shrewd shepherd Jirka and the deceived devil Marbuel in the traditional production featuring Adolf Born’s wonderful sets and costumes.

Rusalka

7+, The Karlin Music Theatre
The moving story of a hapless water nymph who has left her world to live amidst the humans, driven by a desire for love. The production is staged by the renowned director of films for children Zdeněk Troška.

Minioperas

5+, The Children’s Opera Prague at The New Stage
Budulinek, The Little Red Riding Hood, The Twelve Months and the Sleeping Beauty: minioperas
by J. Uhlíř and Z. Svěrák performed by The Children’s Opera Prague.

We Are Going by Train

5+, The Children’s Opera Prague at The New Stage
Free sequel by Miniopera authors J. Uhlíř and Z. Svěrák

Drama

The Blue Bird

7+, The Estates Theatre
The most famous text by Flemish symbolist, the Nobel Prize winner Maurice Maeterlinck, is one of the most impressive allegory of world literature, and therefore speaks to both adult and child audiences.

Ballet

La Bayadère

The Snow Queen7+, The National Theatre
A romantic ballet about a temple dancer from an exotic India. Music by Ludwig Minkus is an heritage of late Romanticism. Love story with an oriental theme, pompous settings, remarkable dance performances is still staged all over the world even today.

The Snow Queen

7+, The National Theatre
There is no need to introduce Andersen’s story about a cruel queen who bewitched a boy Kai using one piece of shred from a mirror and trapped him in her world where is no place for love. This ballet version was created by an English choreograph Michael Corder with the music by Sergei Prokofiev.

The Little Mermaid

9+, The Estates Theatre
Far in the sea where no anchor can reach and no human eye can see, there live the inhabitants of sea. Dolphins, water nymphs, sea king, his old mother and his daughter the Little Mermaid. Famous Andersen’s story, now as a ballet, celebrates the story of a sea nymph’s feelings for a human prince that sacrifices the most precious thing- her life.

Laterna magika

The Little Prince

12+, The New Stage
Based on fabulous novel by Antoine de Saint- Exupéry, our production combines polyekran principle scenography with drama, dance, music and singing altogether with movie projections. The principle of Laterna Magika is fully developed.

Extraordinary Voyages of Jules Verne

Extraordinary Voyages of Jules Verne 9+, The New Stage
What happens when a team of filmmakers at the beginning of the 20th century lead by a preoccupied director decided to shoot fates of heroes of Jules Verne? And what if the shooting is interrupted by the renowned author himself and by his authoritative wife? The new project by Laterna Magika is freely inspired by famous novels by Jules Verne, especially The Mysterious Island.

The Wonderful Circus

5+, The New Stage
Welcome to our miraculous circus where you can travel to find the mysterious beauty Venus, experiencing numerous adventures.

As Far As I Can See

5+, The New Stage
Laterna Magika again presents itself as a theatre of visual miracles. The production for the entire family tells the story of a small girl Agátka and her fanciful world in which everyday events change into an exciting adventure.