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Laterna magika

Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

Premiere performances: 9 and 10 November 2023 at the New Stage

The New Stage
Premiere production
English surtitles

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    May 2024

    Friday 17. 5.
    20:00

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    Premiere production
    English surtitles

    Saturday 18. 5.
    20:00

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    Premiere production
    English surtitles
    September 2024

    Saturday 28. 9.
    20:00

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    Premiere production
    English surtitles

    Sunday 29. 9.
    17:00

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    Premiere production
    English surtitles
    May 2025

    Sunday 18. 5.
    17:00

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    Premiere production
    English surtitles

    Basic information

    Venue

    The New Stage

    Approximate running time

    1 hour 20 minutes, no intermission

    Language

    In Czech, surtitles in English

    Premiere

    9 and 10 November 2023 at the New Stage

    Recommended age 13+

    The theatrical adaptation features a dialogue between film and stage performance, music and lighting design, and combines a poetic vision with the artistic vision of Laterna magika.

    Cast

    • 2023-2024
    • 2024-2025

    Creatives

    About

    During a single week, a girl grows into a woman and her dreams turn into a dark nightmare. The world is no longer as Valerie has imagined it. This initiation rite reveals the secrets of the passage to adulthood and social hypocrisy through hyperbole and sarcasm borrowed from Vítězslav Nezval. The production is a poetic adaptation of the bizarre dark novel, which still evokes emotions, passion and fear.

    Valerie leaves the world of childhood illusions and dives into the depths of a dark and obscure fantasy. Mystery, interlaced with sparks of absurdity and humour, pursues the main characters wherever they find themselves – whether it is a chicken coop, a cellar full of coffins or a crumbling temple.

    The theatrical adaptation features a dialogue between film and stage performance, music and lighting design, and combines a poetic vision with the artistic vision of Laterna magika.

    From the depths to the sky

    and from the sky to the depths I flow,
    from the end to the beginning

    Recommended age 13+

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    Goods detail

    450 Kč
    Partners
    Valerie and Her Week of Wonders
    The National Theatre Benefactors’ Club

    Practical information

    Where to buy tickets

    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 April-September 2024.


    When purchasing online, you can get an e-ticket. You can pick up printed tickets in person at the box offices of the National Theatre.

    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 again the underground car park of the National Theatre. Information and a parking fee.

     

    Buffets on the New Stage

    Use Café Nona for refreshments on the New Stage.