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 Franjo Kuhar, Ana Begić, Ksenija Marinković, Ivan Jončić,… more


Molière’s Tartuffe

J. B. P. Molière's Tartuffe directed by Eduard Miller was premiered on Friday, September 30, 2016. The text was translated by Vladimir Gerić and Žanina Mirčevska… more



Presentation of opera Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini

Madama Butterfly, one of the most performed works in the history of opera will be given on the Zagreb stage as an example of Italian excellence and the cooperation with the orchestra and the choir of the Croatian National Theatre under the leadership of maestro Nikša Bareza, in the best possible manner contributes to the cultural cooperation.between the two states. The conductor is Nikša Bareza. The director, set designer and costume designer is Pier Luigi Pizzi.… more



Marjana Krajač/ Maša Kolar – Dark Landscapes/ Bolero

The first premiere of the new season of Zagreb's Ballet will be two contemporary original dance pieces: Dark Landscapes, by Marjana Krajač, and Bolero, by Maša Kolar. Both will have their first premiere on the same evening. As part of our constant efforts to include both local and recent ballet pieces in the repertoire, we will present the works of two contemporary and already established Croatian choreographers. Although both are well known to the admirers… more


Toward the Croatian Ballet Day

On November 4, 2016 with a diverse programme, the Ballet of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb shall mark two sgnificant dates - the Croatian Ballet Day and… more



The new season of the Philosophical Theatre announced

This year's programme of the Philosophical Theatre was announced at the press conference held on October 10, 2016 at the CNT in Zagreb by the editor and leader of the Philosophical Theatre Srećko Horvat and the general manager of the CNT in Zagreb Dubravka Vrgoč. In its previous editions, the Philosophical Theatre has positioned itself as one of the most interesting intellectual-theatrical programmes in Croatia that, in a special combination of… more


Open Square Day

Once again on October 1, 2016, the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb has joined the manifestation La Nuit Blanche/The White Night during which interesting, diverse… more


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