More than a hundred theaters in three tens of Czech cities will be participating in the sixth edition of the Night of Theater event on Saturday. Visitors will offer performances, night tours, meetings with actors, theater workshops and performances. The theme of this year's edition is Czech-Slovak theater collaboration. A detailed program is available at www.nocdivadel.cz.
"The Czech-Slovak Night of Theaters is one of the celebrations of mutual cooperation. The interconnectedness of the theater scene of both countries, especially contemporary dance and independent theater, works well even for generations that did not live in a common state," said Martina Pecková Černá of the Institute of Art of the Institute. This year's Theater Night organizes in cooperation with the Bratislava Theater Institute.
Prague Theater DISK decided to create a small private Czechoslovakia for one night. At the entrance, visitors will be provided with a start-up package for citizens of the new Czechoslovakia. For example, they can look forward to Slovak language lessons, a dubbing workshop, a lecture about the Slovak theater or a concert on which he will hear the most famous Czechoslovak hits.
Other scenes on Saturday have prepared tourists for their backgrounds. Brno Goose on the String organizes thematic backstage tours with actors. The National Theater in Prague offers a tour of the archives, the backdrop of the Estates Theater and the National Theater Drama headquarters where visitors will discover the basement and the grounds of the ancient Anne monastery. Entrance to the event is free of charge or for a symbolic amount. Most of the events require prior registration.
Last year's Night of Theaters participated in 45,000 visitors, 130 theaters and cultural organizations from 31 cities. Czech Night of Theaters is part of the international project European Theater Night, which started in 2008 in Croatia's debut Night Kazališta. The idea of a joint theatrical festival has gradually spread to more than a dozen European countries. The Czech Night of Theaters, which has been in existence since 2013, is the biggest project of European Theater Night thanks to the participation of visitors.