Jenůfa
Opera

Jenůfa

Leoš Janáček
The National Theatre
Czech Classic
For the whole family

Dear spectators,

The National Theatre operates at full capacity and all purchased tickets remain valid. However, it is obligatory to wear a face mask or other similar protection of the nose and mouth inside the theatre.

Spectators entrance, stay in the theatre and the subsequent exit is organized by the theatre staff in a special mode so that the visitors of the individual sectors are separated from each other and do not have to meet even in the areas of refreshments, restrooms or cloak rooms.

Thank you for respecting the government regulations and we look forward to seeing you.

Basic information

Venue

The National Theatre

Approximate running time

2 hours 40 minutes, 2 intermission 20 minutes

Language

In Czech, subtitles in English, German

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.

Cast

  • 2020-2021

Creatives

Stage director
Jiří Nekvasil
Sets, Costumes and Lighting design
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 at the National Theater

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.

From the beginning of April 2020, the underground car park is closed due to reconstruction. The length of the reconstruction is estimated at a year and a half.

 

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.

Buffets at the National Theater

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

Menu

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Jenůfa Programme

A booklet for the production of Jenůfa

70 Kč