Don Giovanni - National Marionette Theatre

Don’t miss a unique performance in the historically preserved theatre building in the centre of Prague. Experience Mozart´s performance composed by the artist specially for Prague, "Opera of Operas" - Don Giovanni, which premiered at the Estates Theatre in 1787. This exceptional opera was uniquely created for the classic puppet theater. Watch beautifully handmade marionettes come to life on stage in authentic costumes and get lost in the story of Don Giovanni.

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  • up to 24 hours

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  • 2 hours

Starting time:

  • 08:00 p.m.

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  • Magical event for the whole family
  • Experience a unique theatrical show of Mozart's Don Giovanni performed by puppets
  • See the traditional Javajka puppets and tall marionettes in traditional costumes
  • Performance takes place in one of Prague's spectacular art deco spaces and is staged in the original Italian language

Full Description

Prague National Marionette Theatre is one of the most famous puppetry houses, not only in the Czech Republic, but throughout the world. Its performances are based on the classic works of one of the greatest musical geniuses of all time: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Don Giovanni has a unique attachment to Prague. It was while staying in the city in 1787 that W.A. Mozart composed the opera. Then personally conducted its world premiere at the magnificent Estates Theatre.
This marionette theatre version tells the classic tale with tall puppets dressed in authentic 18th century period costumes. The production pays homage to the Mozart era. It is truly a joy to experience.
Puppet theatre has a very long tradition in Bohemia and is popular not only among families with children, but among people of all ages. A master puppeteers' creations are true showcases of artistic craftsmanship. For several generations, a group of specialist Czech artists have created these figures, their costumes, and the theatrical scenery.
The final result is an incredible performance that will leave you speechless.

  • Ticket for the performance

Meeting point info

  • National Marionette Theatre Prague, Žatecká 98/1, Praha 1, 110 00 (a side entrance to the Municipal Library building)

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Know before you go

  • Free choice of seating available (first come first served)
  • The story is visual with little to no spoken words. This makes the show ideal for an international audience of both adults and children
  • Recommended for children 5+

Additional info

  • Cancellation policy for group of 10 people or more may differ from our standard cancellation policy due to high demand
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult (18+)
  • *ℹ Only valid with student ID (public transport pass) or other document that proves the study (ISIC)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
SKU: E21
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Duration 0-2 hours
TimeCategory EVENING
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