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Frailty, Thy Name is Woman

420PEOPLE, Daniel Špinar

Women portrayed by magnificent women!

The New Stage
Popular title
Contemporary Theatre
Modern adaptation

Due to the government shutdown are the box offices of the National Theatre closed from 27th of December, 2020.

Choose date

    March 2021

    Monday 29. 3.


    Basic information


    The New Stage

    Approximate running time

    1 hour 15 minutes, no intermission


    In Czech


    May 11, 2017

    Woman as object, woman as subject, woman as woman. The production is the fruit of the collaboration between the National Theatre Drama and the first-class Czech dance ensemble 420PEOPLE, who have been permanent guests of the New Stage.


    • 2020-2021



    Out of the numerous options possible, we have taken the one exploring the “situation of women” over the course of time and in theatre. A superlative Czech actress amidst the universe of movement and, at the same time, the universe of men – this too is a manner of trying out at the New Stage genre crossovers and exposing our actors to new challenges. 

    Official photos: Petr Neubert

    WARNING: We use tobacco products during the performance.

    General media partner of the performance is Czech Television.


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    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 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.