Mozart composed specially for Prague "opera of operas" Don Giovanni, which premiered at the "Stavovské" Theatre, and he personally conducted. That was in 1787. National Marionette Theatre presents this exceptional opera in a unique version of the classic puppet theater, in the stylish costumes and stage performance marionettes. This production celebrates Mozart's time and environment in the form of authentic eighteenth century. Performance is played in Prague in a unique architectural space art deco style and is staged in the original Italian about two hours.
The repertory of the Prague-based National Marionette Theatre includes the following world-famous pieces: Don Giovanni , The Magic Flute or The Magic Theatre of the Baroque World – Orfeo ed Euridice. Each theatre performance is accompanied with exhibits on display, which creates an unforgettable and extraordinary atmosphere.
Centre of Czech Puppeteers / National Marionette Theatre performs in Prague, at the theatre “Říše loutek” (The Kingdom of Puppets), Žatecká Street No. 1, Prague 1 - Staré Město (a side entrance to the Municipal Library building), near Old Town Square at the crossroads of Žatecká Street with Kaprova Street.
The theatre is easily and conveniently accessible by transport : it is situated 50 metres from the metro stop “Staroměstská” (line A) and 100 metres from a stop of trams no. 17 and no. 18 and the bus stop “Staroměstská” of bus no. 207 on Jan Palach Square
Prague 1 - Staré Město
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