Puppet theatre has a very long tradition in Bohemia 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.
The repertoire 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 where you can make your own puppet under the supervision of an experienced marionnette artist. If you are interested in historical puppets, check the event Puppet day in Prague.
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.