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Drama

New Century

Paul Rudnick

Stories of men and women who love

The New Stage
Popular title
Contemporary Theatre
Modern adaptation
Contemporary social topic

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    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...

    Cast

    • 2020-2021

    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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    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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    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.