Jenůfa
Opera

Jenůfa

Leoš Janáček
The National Theatre
Czech Classic
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    September 2020

    Tuesday 8. 9.
    19:00

    Subscription sale

    Basic information

    Venue

    The National Theatre

    Approximate running time

    2 hours 40 minutes, 2 intermission 20 minutes

    Language

    In Czech, English, German subtitles

    Premiere

    September 11, 2005

    Opera Janáček’s world-famous drama presents human relationships formed by the harsh environment of a self–contained rural community where one lives constantly under the watch of others.

    Creatives

    Stage director
    Jiří Nekvasil
    Sets and Costumes
    Daniel Dvořák
    Chorus master
    Pavel Vaněk

    About

    The National Theatre Opera Chorus and Orchestra
    Ballet of the National Theatre Opera

    This plagues the life of Jenůfa and, above all, influences the conduct of her stepmother, Kostelnička (the Sacristian), who at any cost strives to maintain her position and the respect of the whole village. She does so through secretly murdering Jenůfa’s extramarital child.

    Approximate running time, including intermissions: 2 hours, 40 minutes, two 20-minute intermissions

    Practical information

    Where to buy tickets

    When purchasing online, we will send you an E-ticket by e-mail. You can pick up printed tickets in person at any of our box offices.

    Parking

    While visiting the National Theatre and the New Stage
    You can use nearby secure car parks:

    Kotva department store (Revoluční 1/655, Prague 1), then walk along Králodvorská street to Ovocný trh.
    Palladium department store (Na Poříčí 1079/3a, Prague 1), then walk along Králodvorská street to Ovocný trh, or to the Powder Gate through Celetná street to Ovocný trh.

    because the car park under the National Theater is closed for reconstruction since April 14th 2020.

    While visiting the State Opera, you can take the slip road on Wilsonova street from the left lane close to the State Opera building to the Parking Centrum above-ground garage. The parking fee is 40 CZK/h.
    Unfortunately, there is no car park nearby the Estates Theatre. You can either use the National Theatre car park or a secure car park at the Kotva shopping mall (Revoluční 1/655, Praha 1) and Paladium (Na Poříčí 1079/3a, Praha 1).

     

    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.

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    Jenůfa Programme

    A booklet for the production of Jenůfa

    70 Kč