For all English-speaking theatergoers, the National Theatre has prepared a special offer of drama performances with English subtitles.
You can be looking forward to four different performances by the Drama ensemble in September and soon, dates for October, November and December will be announced!
Lunch at Wittgenstein – 11. 9. 2021, 19:00 – The Estates Theatre
A TRIO OF SIBLINGS’ LOVE
Three siblings epitomise the essence of the entire world, bringing to light their minor private hells, past injustices, shadows of the dead ancestors. The compelling psychological drama for three superb actors by Thomas Bernhard, one of the major Austrian authors.
The Misanthrope – 21.9. 2021 19:00 – The Estates Theatre
WHAT DO YOU CARE WHAT THE SOCIETY THINK!
Is it true that Alceste despises hypocrisy in society, in which flattery is followed by slander and everyone pursues nothing but his or her own benefit? On the other hand, Alceste loves Célimène, who is the very personification of the false morals he scorns. “And you don’t find pretty creatures repulsive?” his friend Philinte asks. Is it possible, or desirable even, to tell truth and nothing but? Does not sincerity sometimes turn into insolence? And is Alceste capable of living in this truth of his at all?
Oedipus Rex – 24.9.2021 19:00 – The National Theatre
“YOU ARE THE KILLER YOU ARE SEEKING! ”
The Ancient Greek playwright Sophocles’ tragedy retells the old fable of the cruel lot of the man who unknowingly kills his father and marries his own mother, thus fulfilling the prophecy of the Oracle of Delphi. It is a story of a king who must install order, even at the price of his self-destruction.
Colonel Švec – 29.9.2021 20:00 – The New Stage
A STORY OF A HERO WHO WAS TO BE FORGOTTEN.
A historical episode in 1918 served as the subject for this play, 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…
The project Prague Crossroads continues bringing foreign performances even in the new season 2021/2022.
In October you can be looking forward to artists with roots in the Colombian Andes and the Swiss Alps – Mapa Teatro while in December the New Stage will feature Nature Theatre of Oklahoma with their country opera.
Mapa Teatro (Columbia) La luna en el Amazonas
4. and 5. 10. 2021 20:00 – The New Stage
After the publication, in 2019, of a news item about the existence of indigenous communities in the Colombian Amazon, living in isolation by self-determination, and attracted by this act of resistance that dates back three hundred years, Mapa Teatro tracks and fictionalizes evidences noted by this news. In Spanish with English and Czech subtitles.
Nature Theater of Oklahoma (USA) Burt Turrido: An Opera
5. And 6. 12. 2021 18:00 – The New Stage
In ‘Burt Turrido. An Opera’, Nature Theater of Oklahoma created an opera for the first time, but as with each new project, they bring something new and attempt to set an impossible challenge for themselves and the audience there is a lot to be looking forwards to. In English, subtitles in English, Czech