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Švanda's Theatre in Smíchov

The Švanda Theatre was founded in 1881 by Pavel Švanda of Semčic the Elder, director of one of the most famous traveling companies of the 19th century. Today it describes itself as a modern cultural centre of performing arts, which annually organizes more than 450 cultural events. It has two performance spaces – the Large Hall and the flexible Study. Its repertoire consists mainly of performances by the theatre company as well as other productions.

Švanda's Theatre in Smíchov, Štefánikova 57, Praha 5 - Smíchov, 150 00
Web:, e-mail:
tel.: +420257318666, +420234651111

Box office opening hours:

  • Mon – Fri 2pm – 8pm
  • Sat – Sun 2 h before the beginning of a show

Ticket booking: on-line or via Ticket Art and Kulturní portál.

English surtitles.

Theatre Café.

Capacity: 300 seats (Theatre), 50 – 100 seats (Studio)

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