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Three Sisters - Drama

Venue: Estates Theatre

 
Ovocný trh 1
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic
 
 
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Three Sisters - Drama
Tue 31 October 2017
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Three sisters. Olga, Masha and Irina. The eldest is a teacher at a high school; the middle sister is unhappily married to the teacher Kulygin; the youngest strives to find the sense of life and longs for true love. Yet what the three Prozorova sisters yearn for most is to return to Moscow, a city they remember from their childhood as the only place where one can be happy. Moscow – so magnificent! So exciting! So ... different! Olga, Masha and Irina perseveringly long for happiness, which they fail to experience in their lives. And hence they have hopes for the future, pine for the past, while they remain insusceptible to the signs of the present. They deem the present merely a period of transition, a time of exile. 


Three sisters. Three tragicomic fates. Recollection of the old times and the feeling that life can only be lived to the full elsewhere. Is it indeed the case? Therefore – to stay? Or to leave? To leave the native town, escape the drudgery of work, a dysfunctional relationship?


Three sisters. And three identical questions: To stay or to leave?

 
Program details
 

Translation: Leoš Suchařípa
Stage director: Daniel Špinar
Dramaturgy: Ilona Smejkalová
Sets: Andrej Ďurík
Costumes: Eva Jiřikovská
Music: Jakub Kudláč


Prozorov: Radúz Mácha
Natalia: Magdaléna Borová
Olga: Tereza Vilišová
Masha: Jana Pidrmanová
Irina: Veronika Lazorčáková
Fedor Kulygin: Filip Rajmont
Alexander Vershinin: Karel Dobrý
Baron Tuzenbach: Matyáš Řezníček
Solenyi: Igor Orozovič
Chebutykin: Václav Postránecký
Anfisa: Eva Salzmannová
Ferapont: František Němec

 
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Estates Theatre
 

The Estates Theatre today

 

The Estates Theatre is one of the most beautiful historical theatre buildings in Europe. It has been part of the National Theatre since 1920. The Opera, Drama and Ballet ensembles give repertory performances at the Estates Theatre.

 

History

 

The Estates Theatre is one of the most beautiful historic theatre buildings in Europe. Its construction was initiated by the enlightened aristocrat František Antonín Count Nostitz Rieneck, led by the desire to aggrandise his native city as well as the souls of its inhabitants. The construction lasted less than two years and the Theatre was opened in 1783. This project, extremely important for the Prague of the time, was in keeping with the zeitgeist of the late 18th century, a time when national theatres were being built at European courts, royal seats and cultural centres in the spirit of the Enlightenment idea that a generally accessible theatre is a moral institution demonstrating the cultural level of the nation.

The first, sporadic Czech-language performances took place in 1785. From 1812 onwards there were regular Sunday and holiday matinees. At that time, these performances became to a certain degree a political matter too. Thus arising in the difficult years following the failed revolution in 1848 was the idea of a Czech National Theatre.

 

 

By car to the National Theatre car park

To the centre (OldTown), approach on Masarykovo nábřeží (Masaryk embankment) in the direction from the Dancing House, at the crossroads in front of the National Theatre turn right to Divadelní street and then right again to Ostrovní street to the National Theatre car park. Parking costs 50 CZK/h. 

From there, walk to the Estates Theatre along Národní street, then 28. října street, turn left on to Na Můstku street and right to Rytířská street. 

 

Other nearby secure car parks:

Kotva department store (Revoluční 1/655, Prague 1), then walk along Králodvorská street to Ovocný trh.

Palladium department store (Na Poříčí 1079/3a, Prague 1), then walk along Králodvorská street to Ovocný trh, or to the Powder Gate through Celetná street to Ovocný trh.

 

By tram

By daytime trams Nos. 6, 9, 18 and 22 or night trams Nos. 53, 57, 58 and 59 to the stop “Národní třída”, then by foot along Národní street, then 28. října street, turn left to Na Můstku street and right to Rytířská street.

By daytime trams Nos. 5, 8, 14 and 26 or night trams Nos. 51, 54 and 56 to the stop “Náměstí Republiky”, then on foot around the Municipal House to the Powder Gate, on Celetná street to Ovocný trh.

By daytime trams Nos. 3, 9, 14, 24 or night trams Nos. 52, 54, 55, 56 and 58 to the stop “Jindřišská”, then on foot along Nekázanka / Panská streets, turn left to Na Příkopě street and then right to Havířská street (from Na Příkopě street you can also walk through the Myslbek arcade).

 

By metro

To the station “Můstek”, lines A and B (green and yellow), then on foot through Na Můstku street and right to Rytířská street.

 
 
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