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The Blue Bird

Maurice Maeterlinck

A fairy tale for children, a symbolic story for adults. A play about seeking happiness, which may be surprisingly nearby.

The Estates Theatre
For the whole family
Traditional adaptation
Popular title
Suitable for graduation

Basic information

Venue

The Estates Theatre

Approximate running time

2 hours 10 minutes, 1 intermission 20 minutes

Language

In Czech

Premiere

November 19, 2015

The Blue Bird as the desire for ephemeral, ungraspable happiness. An adventurous voyage towards the soul of the things and beings around us, the seeking itself being the destination – only during this seeking can the two central characters come to comprehend that human relations and compassion are that which can bring us the Blue Bird of Happiness.

Cast

  • 2020-2021
  • 2021-2022

About

The best-known text written by the Flemish symbolist Maurice Maeterlinck, a Nobel Prize-winner, is one of the most impressive allegories of global literature, reaching out both to adults and children. The author’s fertile imagination, reviving the world around us, inspires theatre-makers to opulent staging and affords a great spectacle to everyone who likes being enchanted.

Official photos: Pavel Nesvadba

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Practical information

Where to buy tickets

The National Theatre offers tickets for August –⁠ October 2021

Tickets for October on sale from July 1st.

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 Estates Theatre

Unfortunately, there is no parking near The Estates Theater. You can use the guarded parking lot in the Kotva shopping center (Revoluční 1/655, Prague 1) and Paladium (Na Poříčí 1079 / 3a, Prague 1).

Buffets at the Estates Theater

No waiting. For your benefit, please pre-order your food and beverages at the bar to minimize waiting in the queue!

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