The People versus Kramer

Petra Tejnorová et al.
The Estates Theatre
Suitable for graduation
Contemporary Theatre
Premiérový titul
Modern adaptation

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

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    February 2021

    Wednesday 17. 2.


    Thursday 18. 2.


    Friday 19. 2.

    March 2021

    Wednesday 3. 3.

    Ticket sales suspended

    Wednesday 24. 3.

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    April 2021

    Wednesday 28. 4.

    Ticket sales suspended

    May 2021

    Monday 17. 5.

    Ticket sales suspended

    Sunday 30. 5.

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    June 2021

    Sunday 6. 6.

    Ticket sales suspended

    Thursday 17. 6.

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    Basic information


    The Estates Theatre


    In Czech


    February 18, 2021

    A significant, albeit infamous event in Czech history, when in November 1920 a frenzied mob stormed the Estates Theatre and drove out its German tenants, has become the basis for the research carried out by Petra Tejnorová and her staging team.


    • 2020-2021


    The episode was paid considerable attention to in the period media, and there is also a record of a lawsuit, by means of which Leopold Kramer, the director of the German theatre company that had the Estates Theatre rented, claimed its rights, which were denied under the pressure of the public opinion. The bending of law and revising of history is what interests us. Have we advanced in respect of observing justice over the century since the foundation of the independent Czechoslovak Republic? Or do we still need to build our identity on delusions about ourselves and false perceptions of others? Does it prove that a nation lacks self-confidence or is it something that is intrinsic to the human species in general? And does it not, in the current era of easy-to-fake media, expose us to a danger greater than ever was in the past?


    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 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).