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Studio Ypsilon or also called Ypsilonka was founded in 1963 in Liberec, but fifteen years later it was moved to Prague. In his permanent acting ensemble there are number of celebrities, including Jiří Lábus, Martin Dejdar, Pavel Nový, Jaroslava Kretschmerová, Petr Vacek or Jiří Schmitzer.
The National Theatre comprises three artistic ensembles: opera, drama and ballet which alternate in performances in the historic building of the National Theatre. All three artistic ensembles choose their repertoire not only from the wealth of classical references, but in addition to Czech authors also focus on modern international creative work.
Na Zabradli Theatre, which was founded in 1958 by Helena Philippovou, Ivan Vyskocil, Jiri Suchy and Vladimir Vodicka, is named by the street leading from Anna Square to the waterfront of the Vltava river. Even though the theater repertoire focuses on plays that have the potential to resonate in contemporary society, theatre is not trying to be only for intellectuals. Evidence of this can be for example in the past presented popular play of Petr Čtvrtníček: Ivan, buddy, can you speak?. The main protagonists of the theater, apart from the already mentioned Petr Čtvrtníček are Pavel Liska, Jiri Ornest and many others.
Estates Theatre is the second stage of the National Theatre. Theatre offers both drama and opera (mainly Mozart repertoire). Theatre has played an important role in Czech history. This was the place where the national anthem was played for the first time.
Although Dejvické theatre is rather small it can be considered as one of the best in the Czech Republic. The proof is certainly a quadruple winning of the title Theatre of the Year. Theatre corps includes many famous names among them are the most famous Ivan Trojan, Marta Issová or Tatiana Vilhelmová.
Theatre Na Vinohradech is prestigious dramatic scene with more than a century of tradition and with excellent acting ensemble, which consists of a number of very well-known actors, among them we can name Martin Stropnický, Zlata Adamovská, Otakar Brousek, Dagmar Havlová-Veškrnová, Jana Hlaváčová, Jiřina Jirásková, Daniela Kolářová, Petr Kostka, Hana Maciuchová, Viktor Preiss, Simona Postlerová, Michal Novotný, Jan Šťastný, Oldřich Vlach, Václav Vydra or Veronika Žilková.
Theatre Ponec, which is named after František Ponec, who opened the Royal Bioskop cinema in the same building in 1910, was first opened to viewers after a thorough renovation in 2001.
Ponec is designed as a theater with a dance hall. Its dramaturgy constantly pays attention to contemporary dance and dance theater. It supports all inspiring overlaps of genres, scenic alternatives and technologies that are generated by current art. Ponec theatre is to some extent a substitute for non-existent institutional background of creative contemporary dance groups and choreographers. Ponec does not have its own ensemble, but participates as co-producer in the creation of new productions that are intended for both adult and child audiences. At last but not at least, Ponec provides space for touring ensembles.
Ponec is operated by the civic association Tanec Praha, which also holds dance festivals Czech Dance Platform, Dance for children and Dance Prague.
Archa Theatre, which is located on Na Poříčí street in the bowels of the Palace Archa, is a centre for contemporary stage art, without regard to barriers of genre. Archa Theatre acts as
a production house, where contemporary art is created and
presented. Archa Theatre does not have a stable ensemble
– its own performances are created as projects.
Archa Theatre offers two multifunctional halls with total capacity for up to 1200 people, which can be changed according to the needs of the event. The Great Hall also has a floor composed of mechanical tables, which allow a large and quick variability of the theatre space.
V Dlouhé Theatre is on the map of Prague’s theaters since 1996. Divadlo v Dlouhé cannot be assigned to any genre category: its repertoire includes great dramatic stories just as it includes farces, scenic ballet ballads, non-traditional cabaret or a singing performance for children. Divadlo v Dlouhé has won many awards from critics since 1996: it was nominated several times for best Czech Theatre of the Year, two of its plays (Don Juan and Faust, Sestra Úzkost) won the best play of the year award, other plays were nominated for this prestigious award.
La Fabrika was built by joining of two Holešovice factory buildings from the early twentieth century. Currently, this resort is a multi-purpose space, which held concerts, exhibitions, film screenings, acrobatic performances and last but not least, quality theater. Quality dramaturgy and industrial origin of the interior, which gives the place a special charm, makes this place more and more popular.
Potrvá accomodates a cafe, a small theatre and a club. It is located near Hradcanska in the calm area of Dejvice out of busy streets. Maybe its location makes this place very nice and cozy. Its intimate summer garden can be considered as one of the best in Prague. In addition to good coffee there is a rich cultural program. On the agenda are theatre plays, concerts, projections, lectures, exhibitions and other cultural events.
Jára Cimrman’s Theatre can be considered as one of the most popular theaters both in Prague and throughout the Czech Republic. Its stage performances are sold out well in advance. The repertoire of the theater consists of the plays of Ladislav Smoljak and Zdenek Sverak which are always telling about the Czech genius Jara Cimrman.
In January 2010 after two decades of the Laterna Magika the New Stage become a part of the National Theatre. Old-new theatre space is now a celebration of a theatre in all its forms. While the New Stage scene is an open platform for a variety of theatrical genres, from drama to modern dance, the building itself is gradually changing into a living organism accessible to the public.
MeetFactory which was founded in 2001 is an exeptional space that is offering contemporary art, theater, film, music and educational programs to its visitors.
MeetFactory consists of gallery, theatre and highly equipped music hall where are held concerts of bands from independent scene. Theatre dramaturgy is focused on the political dimension of the theater and the role of technology in our lives.
Goja Music Hall, also called Pyramida, is one of the landmarks of the Holešovice Fair Ground. Building of the theatre was built in the shape of a pyramid on the occasion of Universal Exhibition in 1991. Since then, it served as a trade fair pavilion until 2002, when floods swept through Prague. After 2002, Pyramid was renovated and adapted into the ideal, comfortable and modern venue for musical and theatrical performances, dance and music festivals, multimedia shows and fashion shows. Goja Music Hall offers more than 864 comfortable seats divided into 14 sectors with excellent view on the stage.
Club Mlejn is the cultural center of Prague’s district Stodůlky, but its importance goes beyond the boundaries of this area. Its history began in 1988 and since then it is one of the landmarks on the map of folk and rock scene. Apart of concerts the program also consists of acrobatic performances and other cultural and educative events.
A studio Rubin, which is located in cellar of the House at the Three Crowns in the nearby neighborhood of the church of St. Nicholas in Lesser Town Square, is a small studio theatre and concert hall with a capacity of sixty or one hundred spectators. The repertoire of the studio consist of a collection of the authors production and to smaller concerts that can benefit form the close contact between the audience and actors or musicians.
Kampa Theatre ranks amoung the youngest theatres in Prague. The theatre was founded in September 2010 and is supported by the one of the most popular Czech actor Jaroslav Dušek.
Kampa Theatre consists of a theater hall with a capacity of 85 spectators and a cozy loft with a capacity of about 20 people, where the workshops, seminars and meetings are taking place. The program includes theatre performances for adults and children, concerts, workshops, lectures and various discussion meetings. You can come here to work out, try some of the tea world, dance, sing, play the drums or to meditate. Visitors of this theater are not just passive spectators.
Success and survival of the Kampa theatre depends on every visitor. Kampa Theatre has only four members of the permanent staff and many volunteers. The aim of the theatre is to show that atypical cultural and social projects can survive.
Theatre Rokoko, located in the center of Prague in the bowels of the Lucerna Palace, is a classic drama theater, which together with Theatre ABC is part of the Prague Municipal Theatres. Theatre builds on the exceptional performances of famous Czech actors. It emphasizes the diversity and richness of genres drama theater and is trying to appeal to a broad spectrum of viewers.
Činoherní klub, which is located near Wenceslas Square in Prague, is one of the most popular Czech theatre with a lots of prestigious awards. The quality of its repertoire is the result of good editing and interplay of many top artists. The theatre has a permanent ensamble consisting of excellent popular actors.
Na Fidlovačce Theatre is located in Prague’s Nusle close to the former Nusle brewery. Its history goes back to November 1921, when it started with the name Tyl theatre. The most important figures of the modern history of the theater, which dates from 1998, are Tomas Töpfer and Eliska Balzerová.
V Rytířské Theatre is located in the heart of Prague, between Wenceslas Square and Old Town Square. Its history goes back to October 2012. In its not extensive repertoire are mostly comedies.
Radek Brzobohatý's Theatre, which is located in one of the passages adjacent to Wenceslas Square, has a history which goes back to June 2002. Its dramaturgy focuses primarily on the spectators who wants to relax and come to other thoughts. It is therefore not surprising that the repertoire consists of especially beautiful and witty conversational comedy.
Pidivadlo, which is located in Letohradská street near Letna Park in Prague, is a permanent stage of Acting College. Its repertoire consists of both performances for children and adults. Ticket office of the theatre is open one hour before each performance.
Branik Theatre is a picturesque cultural venue, which was built in 1925 thanks to the Braník citizens. Its history has been turbulent and glorious, but in any case with a rich tradition. In addition to theater productions, concerts of classical and popular music, dance and fun evenings are organized here.
Branik Theatre does not have its own ensemble, but has the possibility of more frequent replacement, and thus a greater diversity of programming. Last theatre season offered 52 different titles from which the most was comedies.
Hybernia Theatre resides in the House of Hibernians, which was built in 17th century by connecting Ghotic church of St. Ambrose and the Franciscan monastery. For a long time it serverd for exhibition purposes, but during an extensive renovation, which was completed in 2006, it was transformed into a theatre. At the present time, there are held mostly musical shows and concerts of pop music.
Small Stage of the Theatre ABC or colloquially Ábíčko was originally a testing hall of the Theatre ABC. Rather small space was first open to public in May 2001, when people could see a play of conversational Italian comedy writer Aldo Nikolai for the first time. Since then, the Small Stage ABC is regularly used by Municipal Theatres of Prague and by visiting artists as well.
Karlin Musical Theatre, which is one of the oldest and most beautiful theater in Prague, is situated close to the main bus station Florenc. The theatre was devastated by the flood that swept through Prague in 2002, but it has been newly renovated after. Now it offers 921 comfortable seats with perfect view on the stage.
Spejbl and Hurvínek celebrated 80 years of professional activity (1930-2010). The bulk of production is devoted to children, but Wednesday nights traditionally belong to adults. The main characters of all theatre productions of the S+H theatre are Spejbl and Hurvínek – A father and son, who represents different views of two generations on the world. Their traditional opponent is a female couple, Hurvínek’s faithful friend Mánicka and her education-oriented “granny” Mrs. Katerina Hovorkova. These four principal protagonists are surrounded by Spejbl’s dog Žeryk and the other characters based on the requirements of the authors. Children’s repertoire includes both the humorous stories of the contemporary world, as well as modern fairy tales. For adults theatre offers satirical comedies. A typical feature of the S+H theater are marionettes – puppets on strings.
Na Rejdišti Theatre is a student theatre of Prague Conservatory. Its production is created by students in collaboration with professional directors, designers, choreographers, composers, and others.
Prague’s theatre Broadway is located on Na Příkopech street in the former Broadway cinema. It has been opened in 2001 and it offers especially musical production.
Pavel Kožíšek’s Magic Theatre in Libeznice near Prague is the only stone theater of its kind in Czech republic. Besides the magic shows it also offers old posters and photographs of the most famous magician Harry Houdini of all time and his magic wand that fulfills secret wishes. The theater is a popular destination for trips for families with children from all over the Czech republic.
Bold and off-beat theatre and dance performances, art exhibitions, audiovisual events and a café - all in one!
A place to be when you want to learn about the Prague arts community. A specific place in the centre of Prague which creates conditions for an artistic and social experiment through four independent dramaturgies – Teatro NoD, NoLab, Gallery NoD and Events NoD that make a significant contribution to the Czech cultural platform.
Café NoD is a place where you have always felt comfortable. It offers great coffee and delicious meals from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day!
Alfred ve dvoře (Alfred in the Courtyard), the stage for new theatre, presents progressive performance works and unique creation-based projects. The focus is on contemporary directions in live art, especially on physical theatre, visual performance and experimental works.
Alfred ve dvoře operates as a space open to different artists' and companies' various projects, mostly artists who do not respect boundaries between traditional artistic disciplines in their work. Artists working at Alfred ve dvoře are not members of a permanent company in residence as in other Czech theatres, their work is project-based. The theatre systematically supports the development of new creation-based performance and risky experiments, participates in the realisation of creators' first works, provides rehearsal space, and supports the production and administration of co-production projects.
Gong is the cultural center of Prague 9 located on Sokolovská Street. In this space, which is tailored to the needs of the theater, are held not just theatrical performance but also educational and other cultural programs. Many of Czech popular musicians make their appearance here.
Redoubt was established in late 1957 and became a symbol of non-conformist lifestyle. On the stage you are colorful and theatrical-quality associations with an interesting repertoire. Enjoy the clever and imaginative humor.
Prague Theatre Ungelt is an intimate scene for less than a hundred spectators. It focuses primarily on the plays for up to four characters, which are offering exceptional opportunities for exceptional actors. During the fourteen years of its existence it has gained great reputation.
Divadlo Na tahu was founded more than 35 years ago but it finally found its space just in the recent time. Its first play was now-legendary performance of Vaclav Havel’s banned play The Beggar’s Opera.
Black Swan Theatre Cafe is located on the eighth floor of the building at Na Porici street close to the city center of Prague. Space of the cafe, which was designed by famous Czech architect Eva Jiricna, has a beautiful view of Prague roofs.
Kalich Theatre is one of the most active theatres in Prague. Its repertoire includes productions of contemporary drama, dance performances, concerts and mainly musicals that made the theatre famous among Praguers. In the past there have been played a successful musicals such as Hamlet or the Pied Piper.
Theatre on the laundry which is located in Prague’s Kampa, provides its variable space not only to its home činohernímu file, but also other Prague professional and amateur theater groups that do not have a permanent stage and today hardly find space for their artistic activities. Program of theater and often very diverse. – Translated by Google Translate
ABC Theatre is located near Wenceslas Square in Prague. Together with Rokoko Theatre and Ábíčko it belongs to the groupe of Municipal Theatres of Prague. It builds upon the exceptional acting and team harmony. It emphasizes the richness and diversity of drama theater genres and it is trying to appeal to a wide spectrum of viewers.
Komorní Fidlovačka is quite small Prague theatre, which is located in the building of former cinema Morava near Bratří Synků square. It has a capacity for 160 spectators and its history goes back to March 2006.
Theatre Dobeška has become a cultural scene that offers a variety of cultural activities for spectators of all age. It is very popular thanks to the theatre company called Sklep. The most famous actors of the Sklep are David Vávra, Milan Šteindler, Ondřej Trojan, Václav Marhoul, Jiří Macháček, Tomáš Hanák and many others.
Theatre Pod Palmovkou is a permanent repertory theater with its own ensemble that works in a place with more than a century of theatrical tradition. Theatre offers high-quality historical dramas and entertaining contemporary comedies to its audience. Members of the ensamble are the distinctive personalities of the Prague theater and Czech film, as well as young graduates of drama schools.
Studio Alta has been since 2007 an independent space for various forms of the new theatre with a special emphasis on contemporary dance and movement theatre. It works as a unique platform that connects professional theatre and rehearsal space with community activities as well as shows for children. We provide support for artists in the process of creation, presentation and artist’s further education.
In Studio Alta, we managed to create a genuinely open theatre space that does not fall under the influence of a single artistic person but collaborates with the majority of outstanding groups or individuals from the new theatre field.
Studio Alta is operated by ALT@RT, civic association. Apart from running the theatre and rehearsal space, ALT@RT activities also include organisation of festivals, seminars, movement workshops and co-production service of theatre and dance projects.
Švanda’s theatre, located in close proximity to the Arbes Square, has two halls. Large one with a capacity for about 300 spectators and a small one in the basement for 50 to 100 spectators. Its repertory is constituted mainly by productions of its own artistic troupe and also by other productions.
Bez zábradlí theatre ranks thanks to the quality of its company among the most popular Prague theatres. The theatre regularly features prominent actors such as: Jiří Bartoška, Ivana Chýlková, Karel Heřmánek, Jiřina Jirásková, Václav Vydra, Josef Carda, Rudolf Hrušínský, Veronika Freimanová, Dana Morávková, Jana Švandová and many others. Apart from a very varied repertoire, concerts of popular music and literary evenings are also held here.
Theatre Comedy, which is located between Wenceslas Square and Charles Square, has been for several years connected with the Prague Chamber Theatre. But in the summer of 2012 PCT left this stage and since then it servers as a home for Divadlo Company.cz. The main emphasis of this theatre is placed on classical works of Slavic playwrights. Relatively large space is dedicated to the Polish authors.
D21 Theatre formerly known as Little Vinohrady Theater is a small theater located near Míru Square in Prague. In its repertoire are theatre presentations for schools and distinctive evening performances.
In the premises of the Duncan Centre Conservatory the visitors may find a modern theater – Duncan Centre Theatre, which since 1992 introduces public to wide variety of projects from Czech, Slovak and world contemporary dance scene.
Often there can be seen premieres and studies of known choreographs and during the year, obviously, also the works of the students of the Duncan Centre Conservatory. Since 1994, the Duncan Centre Theatre has been the stage for the “Festival of dance theater Confrontation” and since 2000 a stage for the project for “Con tempo”.
Austrian Cultural Forum in Prague supports scientific and cultural exchange between the Czech Republic and Austria. Annually organizes and supports around 250 shares of the visual arts, design, architecture, music, film, science, literature, theater and dance. Since 1996 has its own space in the center of Prague Jungmann Square, including a contemporary art gallery, library with approximately 8000 volumes, and concert and lecture hall for up to 80 people. – Translated by Google Translate
Ořechovka cinema is located in the heart of one of the most lucrative Prague’s district. Architectural and urban solutions of the district and the First Republic equipment imprinted the cinema distinctive character which is unfortunately hidden from the viewers' eye. Reopening of the cinema is a subject of the extensive refurbishment, which is blocked by the owners.
Kámen Theatre is a small theatre, which is located in Prague’s Karlin. Its space originally served as an art studio but now it fully serves the purposes of the theater.
Orfeus Theatre exists in various forms and on various places since the mid-sixties. Visit of Orpheus will not bring you just a cultural experience, but also relax. You will forget about all sorts of worries and problems.
First Křižík’s fountain was constructed by the “Czech Edison” František Křižík in 1891, but with time its face has been changed radically. In the 19th century, the bottom of the fountain plate was equipped with fifty multicolored reflectors. Today, the fountain has 1300 of them.
Strašnice Theatre is located Prague in district with number 10. Together with the Barikádník House it is the only cultural center in this part of the city. Its dramaturgy focuses on younger spectators who are looking for new perspectives on classic titles.
All Colours Theatre is a smaller black theater, which is located in the Rytířská street near Wenceslas Square. Its repertoire is aimed mainly at foreigners.
MANA Center, located in Prague’s district Vrsovice, follows the tradition of Jirásek Vršovice Theater which used to be at the same place in past. The center has its theatre, which has capacity for 295 spectators and which is now undergoing reconstruction.
Ta Fantastika Theatre is located near the Charles Bridge in Charles Street in Prague. For a long time the theater was very popular because of its musical production. But after a heated discussion on the financing of Prague theaters the owner decided to stop expensive production and he rather turned into black theatre production which is mainly for foreign visitors of Prague.
The Studio Citadel is a civic association established in 1992 in Prague. Its mission statement is to create positive bridges between experimental artist, young authors, and disabled people. The association has its own home in the cultural-social center called Citadela Studio.
Spirála Theatre, which is located in the area of the Prague Fair Ground in Holešovice, was a popular musical venue up to the devastating floods that swept through Prague in 2002. Jesus Christ Superstar and some other very popular musicals had its premiere here. But unfortunately it remains for more than ten years abandoned.