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W. A. Mozart: Don Giovanni - Marionette

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Enjoy a unique puppet version of Don Giovanni by W. A. Mozart!

Marionette version of W. A. Mozart´s opera Don Giovanni has become the most successful piece of the Czech marionette theatres.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed his Don Giovanni specially for Prague. This famous opera was premiered in 1787 at the Prague Estates Theatre, and conducted by Mozart himself.

Our performance is played in a unique Art Deco space of the National Marionette Theatre and is staged in the original Italian language, lasting about two hours. Recorded music is used.

The National Marionette Theatre presents the opera Don Giovanni in a unique version of the classic puppet theater, with stage marionettes in stylish costumes.

The performance celebrates Mozart's time and environment in the form of authentic 18th century.

The National Marionette Theatre in Prague is situated at the historical centre of the world’s puppetry, in a place, where was established the International Puppetry Organisation - UNion Internationale de la MArionnette - UNIMA, associated with UNESCO.
Since 1991, the National Marionette Theatre has staged more than 6.000 performances and 20 premieres of traditional puppet performances for both adults and children. Don Giovanni was performed more than 4500 times!

Please note that the performance has a 15 minutes intermission. 
 

The National Marionette Theatre offers to its visitors following services: 

Photo with Don Giovanni:

An offer for clients interested in having an individual photograph session with all the puppets of the Don Giovanni production in the theatre space of the National Marionette Theatre. You will need to use your own camera.
Duration : 20 minutes
Price available on request: festival@mozart.cz

Make Your Own Marionette Workshop:

puppet making for both individuals and groups (number not limited ) in the theatre club. The workshop takes place under the supervision of an experienced visual artist. The client may choose a puppet out of 15 types of traditional Czech marionettes. Each puppet is about 25cm and fully functional. The workshop also includes a demonstration of operating finished puppets in a traditional family theatre set. Clients may create their own sets in the theatre portal and their own scene designs.
Duration : 60 minutes
Price available on request: festival@mozart.cz

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National Marionette Theatre

Žatecká 1
Praha 1
Capacity:
270
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Marionette Theatre
Winter heating:
Yes
Wheelchair access:
No

National Marionette Theatre is the most famous Prague puppet theatre, located in a unique Art Deco space.

National Marionette Theatre is the most famous Prague puppet theatre, located in a unique Art Deco space.

Puppet theatre has in Bohemia a very long tradition and is popular not only among families with children, but among people of all ages. Don´t miss a unique performance in this historically protected theatre space!


National Marionette Theatre is situated at the historical centre of world puppetry where the Worldwide Puppetry Organization (UNIMA) was established in 1929. Today, UNIMA  is world’s largest specialized non-governmental theatre organization associated with UNESCO. Since 1991, the National Marionette Theatre has staged more than 20 premieres of traditional puppet performances for both adults and children. Performances have had more than 6,000 re-runs, the most successful Don Giovanni leading with 4500 re-runs. 

The repertory of the Prague-based National Marionette Theatre includes following world-famous pieces: Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute or The Magic Theatre of the Baroque World – Orfeo et Euridice. Each theatre performance is accompanied with exhibits on display creating unforgettable and extraordinary atmosphere.

The National Marionnette Theare offers special events and workshops, such as the "Make Your Own Marionnette" workshop, where you can make your own puppet under the supervision of an experienced marionnette artist. 
If you are interested in the backstage area of a marionnette theatre and in historical puppets, don´t miss the Marionnette Museum Tour Prague
To know more about special events, feel free to contact us.

There is no direct wheelchair access (no lift), but there are assistants who carry the wheelchair downstairs.


* Walking distance from Prague Ticket Office - Via Musica shop on Old Town Square:
10 min

* Accessibility by Prague public transport:
metro A (green line) - Staromestska stop, trams 17, 18 - Staromestska stop

* Nearest car parking:
Parking Rudolfinum, Alsovo nabrezi 12, Praha 1

If you like puppet theatre, you may as well wish to visit a magical world of Black Light Theatre

Number of available seats: 30 Please note that Euro exchange rate is only indicative, you will be billed in Czech Crowns.
Seat category Number of tickets Price
Full Price 0 22 € (590 CZK)
Child / Student 0 18 € (490 CZK)
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