Colonel Švec - main campaign photo
Drama

Colonel Švec

Rudolf Medek, Jiří Havelka, Marta Ljubková
The New Stage
Detail

Choose date

  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
    February

    Tuesday 4. 2.
    20:00

    Tickets available

    Featured programme ND+

    Basic information

    Venue

    The New Stage

    Approximate running time

    1 hour 40 minutes, no intermission

    Language

    In Czech

    Premiere

    October 25, 2018

    A historical episode in 1918 served as the subject for a play that a decade later became a hit at the National Theatre. The tale of the Czechoslovak Legionnaires in Russia was again adapted for the stage in 1938. How would the true story of Colonel Josef Jiří Švec, adapted by the playwright Rudolf Medek, face up to the other ‘fateful eight’ years in Czechoslovak history?

    Show more

    Creatives

    About

    The current rendition of the heroic Legionnaire play draws upon multimedia and documentary theatre and brings home the fate of the protagonist and the play itself alike. In its time, the play gave rise to fierce dispute and political struggle in its own right.

    The audience will thus be reminded not only the history of the Legions, who significantly impacted the foundation of Czechoslovakia, but also be presented with the possible other scenarios of historical development. The recollection will be celebratory, cautionary and ironic… 

    Official photos: Petr Neubert 

    WARNING: We use pyrotechnic effects and tobacco products during the performance.

    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

    Parking is available for 50 CZK / hour.

     

    Our e-shop

    Garden Notebook A5

    notebook from VOALA graphics studio with unruled pages in A5 format

    189 Kč

    3 items in stock

    Add to cart

    Garden Pencil (white)

    A pencil with rubber for the production of Garden

    15 Kč

    765 items in stock

    Add to cart

    Garden Pencil (black)

    A pencil with rubber for the production of Garden

    15 Kč

    775 items in stock

    Add to cart