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Drama

New Century

Paul Rudnick

Stories of men and women who love

The New Stage
Popular title
Contemporary Theatre

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    June 2020

    Sunday 14. 6.
    20:00

    Canceled

    Basic information

    Venue

    The New Stage

    Approximate running time

    1 hour 30 minutes, no intermission

    Language

    In Czech

    Premiere

    October 26, 2017

    Braňo HoličekDirected by
    Braňo Holiček

    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...

    Creatives

    Translation
    Jan Tošovský
    Stage director
    Braňo Holiček
    Light 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?

    Oficial photos: Martin Špelda

    WARNING: Suitable for audience from 16 years.

    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.

    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

    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).

     

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