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Drama

New Century

Paul Rudnick

Stories of men and women who love

The New Stage

Basic information

Venue

The New Stage

Approximate running time

1 hour 30 minutes, no intermission

Language

In Czech

Premiere

October 26, 2017

Helene, a traditional Jewish woman, is the mother of three children – a lesbian, a transsexual and a leather fetishist. Charles and his assistant Shane perform in a gay television show, titled Will & Grace. Following her homosexual son’s death of AIDS, Barbara has found succour in needlework...

Cast

  • 2022-2023

Creatives

Translation
Jan Tošovský
Stage director
Braňo Holiček
Lighting design
Martin Špetlík
Motion cooperation
Barbora Brandejsová

About

Turning round of the seeming stereotypes results in a surprising effect, by means of which the author not only mocks homophobia, but ridicules the contemporary vague sexual identity and the perverse pleasure found (by some women) in “creating from anything”, a permanent home recycling.

What actually is and what is not normal? And are we entitled to judge at all? Are we not just victims of our own prejudice?

Official photos: Martin Špelda

WARNING: Suitable for audience from 16 years.

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Practical information

Where to buy tickets

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

While visiting The National Theatre and the New Stage you can use again the underground car park of the National Theatre. Information and a parking fee.

 

Buffets on the New Stage

Use Café Nona for refreshments on the New Stage.