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Drama

New Century

Paul Rudnick

Stories of men and women who love

The New Stage
Popular title
Contemporary Theatre
Sharp humour
Modern adaptation

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

  • 2021-2022

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 offers tickets for August –⁠ November 2021

Tickets for November on sale from August1st.

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

According to the government's decision, visitors must meet these conditions.

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 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.

 

Buffets on the New Stage

Use Café Nona for refreshments on the New Stage.