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Drama

A Bouquet

Karel Jaromír Erben

A village, a church, and a plenty of life stories.

The National Theatre
For the whole family
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    Saturday 22. 6.
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    Saturday 31. 8.
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    Tuesday 3. 9.
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    Thursday 10. 10.
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    Saturday 12. 10.
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    Thursday 21. 11.
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    Sunday 9. 3.
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    Basic information

    Venue

    The National Theatre

    Approximate running time

    2 hours 10 minutes, 1 intermission (20 minutes) minutes

    Language

    In Czech

    Premiere

    February 28, 2019

    The most popular of the Czech classics was adapted for the stage. First published in 1853, under the title A Bouquet of Czech Folk Tales, it was the one and only collection of poems by Karel Jaromír Erben (1811–1870). Inspired by Czech legends and tall stories, it garnered success back at the time of publication and went on to influence numerous artists.

    Cast

    • 2023-2024
    • 2024-2025

    About

    The book, featuring symbolism bound with nature, everyday rural life and tradition, comprises passionate and erotic tales teeming with supernatural beings and macabre phantoms. The Wedding Shirts, The Water Goblin and The Noonday Witch, magical myths of love and spine-chilling fables, was adapted for the stage of the National Theatre historical building by the SKUTR creative tandem of stage directors Martin Kukučka and Lukáš Trpišovský. The two artists have a penchant for the subjects treated by Erben – ritualised archetypal themes, such as love and death, the relationships between the mother and the child, man and woman, humans and nature, have appeared in their productions in a myriad of forms and contexts.

    Official photos: Pavel Hejný 

    Suitable for audience from 10 years.

    We would like to thank the company PRECIOSA for creation a dress made of a crystal matrix for Anna Fialová who plays the water goblin’s wife in the poem The Water Goblin.

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    The National Theatre sells tickets up to 6 months in advance. We are currently selling tickets for performances of Drama, Ballet, Opera and Laterna magika taking place in May-October 2024.


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