National Marionette Theatre

About

The National Marionette Theatre (NDM) arrived on the Czech theatre scene as part of the Via Praga Cultural System on June 1st 1991, with a marionette version of Don Giovanni directed by Karel Brožek, which was to become the most successful piece of the Czech theatrical production after the Velvet Revolution in 1989. Since 1991, the National Marionette Theatre has staged more than 20 premieres of traditional puppet performances for both adults and children.

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.

 

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Address

National Marionette Theatre
Žatecká 1
110 00 Prague 1

How to get there

metro A (green line) - Staromestska stop

trams 17, 18 - Staromestska stop

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