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Antonín Dvořák – The Devil and KateNew production

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Mahen TheatreMalinovského náměstí 1, Brno, Southern Moravia, 65770, Czech Republic
2016 December 10 19:00, December 11 19:00, December 22 17:00, December 30 17:00, 2017 April 02 17:00, April 04 18:00, May 19:00, 19:00, June 14 11:00, June 15 11:00, September 09 18:00, September 17 17:00, October 14 14:00, 18:00, December 05 18:00, December 22 11:00, 18:00, December 26 16:00, 2018 June 20 19:00, June 21 11:00, June 22 11:00
Programme
Dvořák, Antonín (1841-1904)The Devil and Kate (Cert a Kácal)
Performers
Janáček Opera NTB
Jiří HeřmanDirector
Pavel SvobodaSet Designer
Alexandra GruskováCostume Designer

What can possibly happen on an innocent school trip...? A fun entry into the world of opera for younger as well as older audiences.

This fairy story for audiences young and old, inspired by Božena Němcová, about the fearless shepherd Jirka, the marriage-obsessed Kate and the betrayed devil Marbuel, returns to the stage of the Mahen Theatre after a lengthy absence. Although the stage teems with devils, they are not the dark demons and cruel rulers of hell, but the devils of Czech fairy tales who are easily duped by cheeky Kate and clever Jirka! This fairy tale, where bad people find redemption and cleverness and bravery triumph over hell itself, where pots and wooden spoons float around and cheeky Kate frightens even Lucifer himself, will take you back to childhood years full of gentle humour and happy endings. So come with us to Mokrá Lhota, where some very strange things are going on at the castle...

Performed in the original Czech with Czech and English subtitles.

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