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Topic: Theatre (151 records)

Goose on a String Theatre

Originally an experimental and later a professional theatre in Brno, where many important actors and directors worked.

Hugo Haas

Theatre and film actor, director, screenwriter and producer, who also made a career in Hollywood. One of the most popular Czech actors of the 1930s.

Vítězslav Hálek

Poet, prose writer, dramatist, literary and theatre critic, feuilletonist and journalist. He is one of the leading representatives of the generation of the almanac Máj (May). His poetry was mostly about love and nature, while in prose he focused on social conflicts in the Czech countryside.

Jaroslav Hašek

Prose writer, author of cabaret plays and a publicist. He became famous primarily as the author of The Good Soldier Švejk (Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka za světové války).


Alternative theatre in Brno with auteur’s poetics, a part of the Centre for Experimental Theatre.

Václav Havel

Czech dramatist, one of the most significant Czech authors of the Theatre of the Absurd, poet, political dissident, the last Czechoslovak president (1989–1992) and the first President of the Czech Republic (1993–2003).

Miroslav Horníček

Czech theatre and film actor and director, artist and writer. He was a part of the popular duo with Jan Werich in the ABC Theatre.

Rudolf Hrušínský

Theatre, film, television and radio actor, voice actor, reciter, director. One of the most popular and most important figures of Czech theatre and film.

Ivana Chýlková

Theatre, film and television actress, singer. One of the most distinct and sought-after contemporary actresses.

Klára Issová

Film, theatre and television actress, voice actress. One of the most popular contemporary Czech actresses, also known abroad.

J. K. Tyl Theatre in Plzeň

The largest theatre in the Plzeň Region. Its repertoire includes drama, opera, ballet and musical. It currently has three venues: the historic building of the so-called Great Theatre in Smetanovy Sady and the New Theatre at Palacký Square, where the Small Scene is located as well.

Iva Janžurová

Theatre, film, television and radio actress. One of the most popular and in-demand Czech actresses since the 1960s.

Jára Cimrman Theatre

One of the most successful theatres in Prague with authorial poetics based on the theme of the fictive character Jára Cimrman. It is located in the Žižkov district of Prague.

Joe Jenčík

Czech dancer, choreographer and teacher, artistic director of Prague cabaret scenes and the Liberated Theatre. A founding figure of interwar theatre dance.

Alois Jirásek

Prose writer and dramatist who described historical events in minute details and thus brought the described periods closer to the reader. His work is the pinnacle of Czech literature of the national revival, which was subsequently often cited as the desired way of relating to the past.

Jiřina Jirásková

Prominent theatre, film, television and radio actress, reciter. One of the most popular Czech actresses of the second half of the 20th century.

Nina Jirsíková

Dancer, member of the group Jenčík’s Girls, choreographer and costume designer. Apart from dance, she is also known for her cultural activities in the Ravensbrück concentration camp.

Josef Kainar

Poet, dramatist, translator, musician, illustrator and a famous writer of children’s literature. He was a member of Group 42 and the Ohnice group.

Karlín Musical Theatre

The largest musical theatre in the Czech Republic. It is located in Křižíkova Street in Prague and focuses primarily on musicals.

Josef Kemr

Prominent theatre, film and radio actor. One of the most distinguished and popular Czech actors of the 20th century.

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