World premiere of a Croatian text

The CNT Drama preparations for the world premiere of a Croatian drama text written by a versatile Croatian dramatist and composer Mate Matišić are under way. His drama Men of Wax shall have its world premiere on December 30, 2016. The stage director is our regular guest artist Janusz Kica, the composer is Tamara Obrovac, the set designer is Numen and the costume designer is Doris Kristić. The cast is Goran Grgić, Ana Begić, Ksenija Marinković, Ivan Jončić,… more

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3 Winters in Israel

The awarded performance 3 Winters by Tena Štivičić directed by Ivica Buljan shall participate at the 9th International Theatre Festival Hanoch Levin in Israel,… more

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The Woman by Josip Kosor

The next re-run of The Woman by Josip Kosor directed by Paolo Magelli is scheduled for December 7, 2016. Paolo Magelli is the stage director and Željka Udovičić… more



Premiere of Donizetti’s ”Don Pasquale”

The Opera of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb premiered Gaetano Donizetti's comic opera Don Pasquale on November 25, 2016. It is a co-production with the Opera of the Slovene National Theatre in Maribor. The conductor is Josip Šego, stage director Dora Ruždjak Podolski, set designer Stefano Katunar, costume designer Barbara Bourek, light designer Elvis Butković, stage movement Petra Hrašćanec and the choirmaster is Luka Vukšić. The cast is: Ozren Bilušić/… more

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La Bohème again on the repertoire

La Bohème is scheduled for Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 6 p.m. with a re-run on December 21, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The conductor is Nikša Bareza and the stage director… more



The Nutcracker – farewell performance of maestro Miroslav Salopek

Maestro Miroslav Salopek, a long-time member of the Opera and Ballet of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb retired after forty years having conducted numerous opera and ballet performances retired at the CNT in Zagreb. He will conduct ballet The Nutcracker on December 1, 2016 and this will be his farewell performance at the CNT in Zagreb. The cast for performances scheduled from November 29 to December 5, 2016 is: Rieka Suzuki, Adam Harris, Nabiullin… more



Yanis Varoufakis sold out the CNT in Zagreb and said: The transformation of Europe may commence in Zagreb!

As soon as the media announced that the controversial economist and former Greek Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis will appear at the beginning of December at the CNT in Zagreb as a guest of the Philosophical Theatre, the 700 tickets were sold out. This is the reason why the CNT has decided to release additional 300 tickets for seats on the stage. Since the new season of the Philosophical Theatre has begun there has been great interest for all of its events and the… more

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Important announcement

Dear visitors! We would like to inform you that from January 1, 2017 individual bookings will no longer be possible due to a large number of reserved but not picked… more


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