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This modern theater building from the 1980s is still one of the most talked-about buildings in Prague. Its characteristic form, designed by Stanislav Libenský and constructed from more than four thousand blown glass blocks, drastically changed the neo-Renaissance appearance of the street. It’s part of the National Theatre and the home of the Laterna Magica and other original projects.

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Box offices opening hours:

  • Monday–Friday 9.00–18.00, Saturday–Sunday 10.00–18.00, on play day of the New Stage open until the beginning of the performance
  • You can buy tickets for the performances of Opera, Ballet, Drama, Laterna magika at the Estates Theatre and the Karlín Music Theatre.

Tickets can be purchased personally at any of the National Theatre box offices or in the Colosseum Ticket sales network and online on the official website of the National Theatre (payment by credit card, bank transfer, Masterpass application, payment on delivery). By selecting performances in the programme you start an online purchase of tickets.

Capacity: 405 seats

Guided tours of the National Theatre’s New Stage take place approximately once a month.

Laterna Magika: is a unique multimedia theater which principles are based on a combination of stage performances, sound and film images. It was performed first at Expo 58 in Brussels.

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Contacts

  • New Stage (Nová scéna)
  • Národní 4
  • 110 00 Praha 1
  • +420224901448
  • +420224901111

Programme

  • Wonderful Circus

    Legendary tale of chasing the immortal beauty. Wonderful Circus had its premiere way back in…

  • Human Locomotion

    A visual-motion show inspired by the life of Eadweard Muybridge. When a man in 19th-century…

  • Vertigo

    A mixed bill representing the essence of works by distinguished and singular contemporary…

  • New Atlantis

    The current tumultuous era urges many to fantasise about a better world order. From the…

  • Cocktail 012 — The Best of

    Introduction to the Laterna magika principles and magic. The evening is a representative…

  • Orango & Anti-Formalist Rayok

    Dmitry Shostakovich’s two extravagant pieces give one of the possible answers to the question…

  • Extraordinary Voyages of Jules Verne

    In our studio, the fantastic images and intrepid heroes of Verne’s books come…

  • Cube

    Cube is a new show within the successful Laterna LAB, a project that has primarily found…

  • The Little Prince

    One of the best known stories of global modern literature on stage. Who has not read The…

  • As Far as I See

    Playful piece for the whole family opens up door to the world of imagination... When Agátka…

  • At Sea, Staring Up

    A story of human secrets, magically realistic. The young Australian dramatist Finegan…

  • Sternenhoch

    Ladislav Klíma’s grotesque expressionistic novel The Sufferings of Prince Sternenhoch has now…

  • May

    How well do we know K. H. Mácha's legendary poem May? It seems like all of us Czechs are able…

  • OHAD NAHARIN: decadance

    For the first time ever, the Czech National Ballet’s repertoire includes works of the…

  • Slavic Temper

    The Slavs possess a rich cultural and historical heritage, and a high creative potential…

  • Golden Prague Festival

    International Television Festival Golden Prague is a unique international festival presenting…

  • ‘Colonel Švec’

    A historical event from 1918, which a decade later became the sub­ject of a stage play — and…

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