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 Evening Puppet Opera Show
6 PM - W. A. Mozart - Magic Flute - in German
National Marionette Theatre presents this exceptional opera in a unique version of the classic puppet theater, in the stylish costumes and stage performance marionettes. A fairy-tale in which by means of a magic flute and his comical companion, Papageno, Prince Tamino seeks the way to Princess Pamina, daughter of the Queen of the Night. The ensemble already performed the Magic Flute more than 300 times. The performance is staged in the original German version and lasts approx. 1 hour. In the theatre you can buy the story line in English.