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National Marionette Theatre

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Zhatecka 98/1 | Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Stare Mesto (Old Town)
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

I’m not really an opera fan so got a little bored in the first half (Don Giavani), the show was amusing and the puppeteers has a good sense of humour

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

I had not heard about his theater beforehand, so we only saw it from the outside, and it is beautiful. Going by what I read after the fact, I wish we would have been able to attend a performance here!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rosalie L
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We attended a simply wonderful production of Don Giovanni that never failed to entertain and delight. The artistry that went into making the puppets themselves as well as that of the puppeteers was truly marvelous! A must-see in Prague!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank terraderco
Reviewed September 13, 2018

What a fun evening going to the National Marionette Theatre. Earlier in the day we went on the behind the scenes tour which made the show better by know more how the marionettes worked. Overall a great experience. Shame on earlier reviewers complaining that the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bartleycrc
Reviewed August 18, 2018

This cute little theater puts on an incredible performance of the opera Don Giovanni (which Gustave Flaubert called, along with Hamlet and the sea, "the three finest things God ever made") and it is wonderfully and comically performed by marionettes (and occasionally the puppeteers as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

We've seen Don Giovanni a few times, but never with puppets. It was very entertaining, and the puppeteers were very skilful. It's better to sit in the back so that you see the whole stage and there are not too many heads in front of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Sephardi
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We and our boys 9, 7 and 5 really enjoyed the magic flute. What a nice surprise as we did not really know what to expect. Recommendable.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank christianhN7918VK
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

The first time in marionette theater in my life. I have seen the opera Don Giovanni once before, live. The theater as a place is quite ok, the only drawback is noisy chairs that are made of wood and without any cushioning. The performance itself...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kari-Matti
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

This marionette show experience was amazing! I watched Don Giovanni with my family and we all enjoyed it. The show was hilarious, despite the fact that none of us speaks Italian, and all of the performers were absolutely splendid. I believe that people of all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

I only spotted The National Marrionette Theatre leaflets on my last full day in Prague. Booked on online and went to that evening performance of Don Giovanni. Went early to get a good seat. The performance was great fun, especially Mozart’s conducting. As it is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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June 26, 2017|
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Is the session for marrionette making appropriate for children? We'll be visiting with an 8 and 10 year old. Thank you.