The Winter’s Tale premiered at the CNT in Zagreb

The opening night of William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale took place on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 7.30 p.m. The performance was directed by a young British director Polly Tritschler. The re-runs are planned for February 21 and 28, 2017 and April 5, 2017. The set designers are Johannes Schütz and Yanjun Hu, the costume designer is Ana Savić Gecan, the composer of stage music is Marc Tritschler and the light designer is Aleksandar Čavlek. The cast for the performance… more

Men of Wax

After an exceptionally successful world opening night at the end of last year, the performance Men of Wax that was created after a drama suite in three movements… more

New performances of The Robbers

The Robbers by Friedrich Schiller that premiered on September 15, 2014 is scheduled for Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7.30 p.m. The following re-run is planned for… more


The Love for Three Oranges by S. Prokofiev

The Love for Three Oranges, an opera by the famous Russian composer Sergey Sergeyevich Prokofiev will premiere on Friday, February 17, 2017 with maestro Nikša Bareza as conductor and Krešimir Dolenčić as the stage director. The set and costume designer is Simon Bejer and Larisa Navojec and Mario Vrbanec are responsible for choreography and stage movement. Assistant conductors are Ivan Josip Skender and Vjekoslav Babić, assistant stage director is Martina Zdilar… more


Preparations for Vladimir Malakhov’s Swan Lake are under way

The Zagreb Ballet is preparing P. I. Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan Lake, a title that has always been awaited with great expectations. The choreographer of this production is the renowned dancer and choreographer Vladimir Malakhov. For the first time Malakhov will be creating Swan Lake. Until now he has staged popular classical titles such as The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella or La Bayadere, and this first production will be created especially for the Zagreb ballet ensemble.… more


Mladen Dolar as the next guest of the Philosophical Theatre

In its edition on Sunday, February 19, 2017, the Philosophical Theatre is going to host Mladen Dolar, one of the leading Slovenian philosophers. As a member of the renowned Slovenian psychoanalytical school together with Slavoj Žižek and Alenka Zupančić, in his works he represents the successful synthesis of Lacan's psychoanalysis and the philosophy of the German classical idealism. Dolar extensively wrote about Beckett, music, opera and theatre and criticised capitalism.… more

Masks in open

On Saturday, February 25, 2017 the Croatian National Theatre in cooperation with the Ethnographic Museum, the Croatian School Museum and the Museum of Arts and… more


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