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Švanda's Theatre in Smíchov

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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.

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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.

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Capacity: 300 seats (Theatre), 50 – 80 seats (Studio)

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Contacts

  • Švanda's Theatre in Smíchov
  • Štefánikova 57
  • 150 00 Praha 5
  • +420257318666
  • +420234651111

Programme

  • Hamlet

    Shakespeare as a contemporary family drama with a Scandinavian touch. Hamlet directed by…

  • The Breaking of the Bread

    An original Czech play by Josef Holcman based on real events that happened in South Moravian…

  • CRY BABY CRY

    A comedy about five women trying to discover a secret of being happy. Five women attend a…

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    Contemporary interpretation of Wilde's legendary novel. We have everything and that is…

  • The Boss of It All

    Comedy about the boss that no one has ever seen. A brilliant Danish comedy by the author who…

  • The Night Before The Funeral

    A comedy maybe about your family as well. It was supposed to be a peaceful dinner. An evening…

  • The Ratcatcher

    He's different, he's mysterious, he's present. And nothing can be hidden from him. A play…

  • The Metamorphosis

    The inverted theatre! An unusual interpretation of a novella by Franz Kafka! As Gregor Samsa…

  • Kill Johnny Glendenning

    A black comedy set in contemporary Scotland. Appearances can be deceptive and not all…

  • The Art of Negative Thinking

    Comedy. Sex. Drugs. Rock 'n' roll and wheelchairs! Theatrical adaptation of a remarkable…

  • The Dustmen

    Our own funky musical! Švanda´s Theater presents an industrial musical about unfulfilled love…

  • Solo

    The Best of Radim Vizváry; a cross-section of his work. He has been awarded for Thálie Awards…

  • Contractors

    A comedy where a man's worst enemy is a creature with a power drill, beer and a bunch of…