Magic Flute as a marionette theatre in National marionette Theatre in Prague
Performances with almost life side of the marionettes in historical Art Nouveau authentic venue of the theatre located in very heart of the Old Town of Prague with specific atmosphere and very popular Mozart´s opera.
This last Mozart´s opera premiered only two month prior his premature death in Viennese the Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna was inspired by both medieval romances, fairytales as well as influenced by Freemasonry. Libretto written in German by Emanuel Schikaneder.
Figures - Tamino, a handsome prince lost in a distant land, is pursued by a serpent fighting for liberation of Pamina, daughter of a Queen of the Night. Papageno as a bird-catcher; three ladies; Sarastro, describe as a powerful, evil demon, but in fact he is benevolent, not evil; Monostatos, a blackamoor and chief of the slaves, three child-spirits; three ladies and Magic Flute.
The address of the theatre:
|National Marionette Theatre
110 00 Prague 1 - Staré Město
How to get there:
The National Marionette Theatre is situated on the right bank of the river Vltava, in the Old Town, in Žatecká Street. From metro A or tram stop of 2, 17 or 18 called Staroměstská you follow Kaprova Street, then turn the second street to the right. The theatre you find on your right.
If you make your way from the Old Town Square, following Kaprova Street, then Žatecká will be first turn on your left.