National Marionette Theatre

Žatecká 1, Praha 1

Marionette Theatre

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Address:Žatecká 1, Praha 1
Capacity:270
Winter heating:Yes
Wheelchair access:No

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

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. 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 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

Please note:

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

 

Upcoming events

International festival Dvorak´s Prague

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September 2017

From the very beginning the main goal of the Dvorak Prague International Music Festival is to promote the good name of Czech culture via the legacy of the works of Antonin Dvorak, his contemporaries, and his pupils.

13th International festival Prague proms

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June and July 2017

What a pleasure to present great international Prague Proms festival highlights for the thirteenth year in a row! Traditional Proms style is to put together a charming blend of classics and jazz.

International Festival Bach for all in Prague

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July 2017

The music festival devoted to the compositions of Johann Sebastian Bach will take place during 14th-28th July in Prague. Bach’s works will be presented by the most renowned Baroque music performers from the Czech Republic and abroad.

Respect two day Festival of world music in Prague

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June 2017

Twentieth edition of the longest running Czech world-music festival internationally known for its adventurous and innovative programming will be held on Saturday 17th of June and Sunday 18th of June 2017 in Prague centre.

Summer in Prague

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Let´s have some fun in Prague this summer! Fancy musicals or plays in original language? Just choose..

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Pairing delicious Czech meal and classical or jazz music.

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