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Cirk La Putyka

Cirk La Putyka: Slapstick Sonata

The New Stage

Basic information

Venue

The New Stage

Ensemble

Cirk La Putyka

Approximate running time

1 hour 30 minutes, no intermission

Cast

  • 2021-2022

Creatives

Stage director
Maksim Komaro
Acrobatic consultation
Janne Rosen
Lighting design
Juho Rahijärvi
Sound design
Tuomas Norvio

About

A darkened warehouse in Prague. The night shift goes through the motions of another tedious overnight. But all is not what it seems. Slowly, this group of late night laborers breaks out of their mundane routine, shedding their drab existence for a vibrant and glorious explosion of color, humor, movement, silliness, and physical theater. Scratch the surface- who knows what we’ll find? See what happens overnight and join the thousands who have cheered as these characters find joy in the most unlikely of places. Set to the music of Mozart, Handel, Shostakovich and others, Slapstick Sonata is an absurd yet poetic theater piece without text or words. Visual poetry meets physical comedy with a dash of contemporary circus… and the nightshift will never be the same! Prague’s Cirk La Putyka is one of Europe’s most pioneering physical theater companies. The collective brings together a multi-talented cast of dancers, actors, mimes, and comediennes and has toured throughout Eastern Europe as well as in France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Scandinavia and Australia. "The overall tune is somewhere between absurd and surreal.…stunning process of metamorphosis from beginning to end." Jussi Tossavainen / Helsingin Sanomat 26.2.2012 Contact: North America Baylin Artists Management

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Practical information

Where to buy tickets

The National Theatre offers tickets for August –⁠ November 2021

Tickets for November on sale from August1st.

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 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.

 

Buffets on the New Stage

Use Café Nona for refreshments on the New Stage.