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Cimrman English Theatre

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North pole

This is my second most favorite Cimrman's play in English it works as great as in Czech. Thank you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
d1605
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Brno, Czech Republic
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Highly recommend for anyone who wants the real picture!

As many Czechs, I, too, was sceptical about the translation of the Czech cultural jewel, the plays... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Markéta K
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The Cimrman Theater celebrates its 50th season in 2016. Now you have the unique opportunity to experience his work in English. Many Czechs consider his plays untranslatable but our productions prove all the nay sayers wrong. Despite the fact that...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second most favorite Cimrman's play in English it works as great as in Czech. Thank you, gentlemen!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank d1605
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Looking forward to seeing you again at one of our next performances!

Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

As many Czechs, I, too, was sceptical about the translation of the Czech cultural jewel, the plays of Jara Cimrman. However, i was pleasantly surprised by the precision, devotion and great sensitivity with which the Cimrman English Theater ensemble approached this difficult task. I've seen...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Markéta K
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Hi Markéta, thank you for your lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed the show and the translation. Come and see our other shows, too. Conquest of the North Pole 21st December is our last show in 2018, definitely worth seeing :-) Regards, Vendula

Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

I live in Prague and this is where I take my family and friends for a night out if they’re doing a performance. It’s real Czech culture a few tram stops from the tourist traps. The plays are tongue-in-cheek funny, the theatre is authentic, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lodge308
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thank you for a great review!

Reviewed November 9, 2018

I am a Czech local, born and raised in Prague and I know the original version of Cimrman Theatre by heart. It is part of our culture as important to the comedy theatre as is Monthy Python for English speaking world. I have just seen...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

I have seen Stand in and The conquest of the North Pole and I must say that this group does an amazing job to show the world the genius of Czech icon. I had not believed that something so intimately Czech based on language and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Dear Leos, thank you very much for your review. I am glad you enjoyed the shows. Come and see Pub in the Glade 9th November. Regards, Vendy

Reviewed October 19, 2018

Just amazing. Can´t wait for the another plays like Blanik, Dlouhy, Siroky a Kratkozraky, Svestka, ect..

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ne0fit
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2018

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed September 25, 2018

I didn´t expect much, as I´ve always thought translating this beautiful and witty Czech humour into English is impossible. Well...could not be more wrong! The guys managed to stay on script whilst also staying extremely funny in Cimrman´s way. I think as a foreigner you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marie T
Mikey P, team member at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hi Marie, Thank you so much for your glowing review, it means a lot to the Cimrman English Theatre team. Please keep spreading the word, and we hope to see you at our next performances. Thanks again, Michael.

Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Just came back from the show and must admit I admire these guys as moving the Czech classic Jara Cimrman into English deserves Nobel price nomination. Sorry but no tourist can appreciate this as much as somebody living in this country for some time, capturing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jana H
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Jana, thank you for an amazing review. Looking forward to seeing you again at one of our next shows!

Reviewed September 15, 2018

I have already seen 3 plays of the crew Cimrman English Theatre. Being Czech and knowing perfectly the original Jára Cimrmans plays, I have to confess I was pretty sceptical when I heard there is a crew performing these plays in English. Wondering that "it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Veronika Š
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Dear Veronika, thank you very much for a lovely review. I am glad you like the translation. See you soon at one of our next shows. Vendy

Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Very entertaining theater in a very nice location. Very good program and acrors for a low budget. Subtitles are shown.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Oliver G
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Dear Oliver, thank you for coming to the show and for your review. I am glad you enjoyed The Stand-In and the Žižkov area. Looking forward to seeing you at one of our future shows. Vendula

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filleenmonde
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Response from Cimrman English T | Property representative |
Hi Jotanyp, Zael is right, the theatre takes a break during the summer, it is common among Czech theatres. Our first performace in the next season will be 14th September 2018. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter to be up to... More
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