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Opera
The State Theatre Košice

Falstaff

Giuseppe Verdi
The Estates Theatre
Festival of Music Theatre 2020

Basic information

Venue

The Estates Theatre

Ensemble

The State Theatre Košice

Language

In Italian, subtitles in Slovak

Premiere

October 27, 2017

Festival of Music

Performance of the State Theatre Košice as part of the 14th Festival of Music Theater Opera 2020 (www.festival-opera.cz).

Verdi wrote Falstaff, which was the last of his 28 operas, as he was approaching the age of 80.

Cast

  • 2022-2023

Creatives

About

The State Theatre Košice Orchestra, Chorus and Children´s Opera Studio

It was his second comedy, and his third work based on a Shakespeare play, following Macbeth and Otello. The plot revolves around the thwarted, sometimes farcical, efforts of the fat knight, Sir John Falstaff, to seduce two married women to gain access to their husbands' wealth. 

Approximate running time, including intermission: 1 hour, 55 minutes.

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    Practical information

    Where to buy tickets

    The National Theatre sells tickets up to 6 months in advance. On 1 September at 9am we started selling tickets for performances of Drama, Ballet, Opera and Laterna magika until the end of February 2023.


    When purchasing online, you can get an e-ticket. You can pick up printed tickets in person at the box offices of the National Theatre.

    What to wear?

    By their appearance, attire and behaviour, the audience is obliged to adhere to the accustomed practice expected from them when attending a theatre performance.

    Parking at the Estates Theatre

    Unfortunately, there is no parking near The Estates Theater. You can use the guarded parking lot in the Kotva shopping center (Revoluční 1/655, Prague 1) and Paladium (Na Poříčí 1079 / 3a, Prague 1).

    Buffets at the Estates Theater

    No waiting. For your benefit, please pre-order your food and beverages at the bar to minimize waiting in the queue!

    Menu (PDF, 70 kB)