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Piškanderdulá. Joseph!

Archa Theatre, Na Poříčí 26, Praha 1 - Nové Město, 110 00

  • drama
  • with children

When?

  • Fri 21. 12. 2018 16.00
  • Sat 22. 12. 2018 16.00

Legendary Czech pupeteers Věra Říčařová and František Vítek return to the Archa Theatre with a performance inspired buy children’s games. Featuring dancers, artists, knights, horses, clowns and other puppets.

Wooden puppets are undressed, their mechanism is exposed. Vera Říčařová masterfully plays with them. Once she corrects their gestures to the finest detail, sometimes she lets the puppets cruelly fall so that the wood sounded like a musical instrument. Piškanderdulá is a quest to uncover the essence of the art of puppetry. The individual scenes are accompanied by old music machines and gramophones. Under a layer of their creaking noise we recognize the original melody ...

After a performance in New York, one member of the audience said: "If John Cage was a puppeteer, he would be doing theater like this."

Suitable for children above 4.

length: 1 h

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