The seven hundredth performance of Ero the Joker by Jakov Gotovac

The eternal young lad as the newspapers call the Croatian comic opera Ero the Joker, the most successful and popular work of Jakov Gotovac was held on January 10, 2018 for the seven hundredth time. This opera has been categorised as the most successful Slavic comic opera and since its world opening night at the CNT in Zagreb on više


Preparations for world premiere of ballet Elisabeth of Austria – Sissi

The Zagreb Ballet is preparing the world opening night of an interesting ballet project Elisabeth of Austria – Sissi that is choreographed and directed by the master of the European ballet stage Patrice Bart for our large ballet ensemble after the story of the famous German dramaturge Christine Theobald Gabler that will take us through više


Tito Strozzi Award 2016/2017

The annual Tito Strozzi Award that the CNT in Zagreb grants for the best artistic creation in the previous season, has been awarded to the Drama principal Goran Grgić for the role of  Viktor in drama Men of Wax written by Mate Matišić and to the Ballet of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb for the performance više


One Song a Day takes Mischief Away

One Song a Day takes Mischief Away is on the CNT repertoire on February 5, 2018. This season’s first drama premiere was held on September 28, 2017. The performance was inspired by the script written by Krešo Golik for the movie One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away that was one of the most watched movies in the history of Croatian cinematography više


The Love for Three Oranges by Sergei Prokofiev

The famous contemporary work of the great Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev The Love for Three Oranges has been very well accepted after its premiere on February 17, 2017. It is again on the repertoire on January 15, 2017. The set and costume designer is Simon Bejer and Larisa Navojec and Mario Vrbanec are responsible for više


Christmas Party

Numerous artists, associates and friends of the theatre gathered in the CNT Foyer on Friday, December 22, 2017. The general manager Dubravka Vrgoč greeted everyone and thanked them for their support and cooperation. She spoke of the successful theatre season in which there were almost 300 performances (11 premieres) while some productions of the CNT više



Romeo and Juliet by Sergei Prokofiev choreographed by Patrice Bart

Re-runs of the monumental Sergei Prokofiev’s ballet Romeo and Juliet choreographed by  Patrice Bart, the famous French choreographer and long-term member of the Ballet of the Paris Opera that was sold out last season, is back on the repertoire from February 16, 2018. The premiere of the production was held on March 19, 2016 in the više


Fric Award Ceremony

On Tuesday, December 19, 2017 the literary Friz Award Ceremony was held at noon in the Foyer of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb. The award was granted to Damir Karakaš for his novel Memories of a Forest. The Fric Award that got its name after the nickname of Miroslav Krleža was launched by the više


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