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Plays - Teatr Lalka


Karampuk.
The Rabbit Pulled from a Hat

The Rhinoceros in the CarriageThe Giraffe at the Photographer’sThe Two Hedgehogs… Poles young and old love the witty verses of Ludwik Jerzy Kern with animals in the starring roles. There’s a long list of such characters... 

For audiences aged5+


For audiences aged5+


Alice in Wonderland

Does it take a miracle to find yourself in a world of dreams? Or maybe only imagination, and a belief that it can change a child’s room into a space of fiction and nonsense? 

For audiences aged5+

Duration: 55 minutes


Anna.
The Ugly Duckling

Anna, the Ugly Duckling, directed by Marek Zákostelecký, is a contemporary version of Andersen's classic fable The Ugly Duckling.

For audiences aged7+

Duration: 75 minutes


Buratino

Buratino is a relative of Pinocchio’s. Both are wooden puppets who suddenly start to move on their own.

For audiences aged6+

Duration: 80 minutes


A Christmas Carol

Famous story of a misanthrope visited on Christmas Eve by ghosts attempting to improve his personality.

For audiences aged7+

Duration: 80 minutes (one interval)


Cinderella

A story of an orphan girl unfairly treated by her stepmother. Luckily fortune smiles at her and she meets a real prince.

For audiences aged5+

Duration: 55 minutes


Dallae's Story

This play presents the world seen through the eyes of a child. The seasons shape the passing time and define simple activities. In spring the girl admires flowers, in summer she goes fishing with her father, in autumn she chases dragonflies or gathers fruit with her parents, and in winter she builds a snowman.

For audiences aged8+

Duration: 60 minutes


Don Quixote

Adam Walny discovers in Cervantes’ novel dimensions of metaphysics, sanctity and hope. He looks for a place in this work for the alienated, tragicomic protagonist.

For audiences aged10+

Duration: 65 minutes (one interval)


Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel by Jan Brzechwa, directed by Lech Chojnacki, describes the daily struggle between brother and sister under the loving scrutiny of clever parents.

For audiences aged3+

Duration: 90 minutes (one interval)


King Maciuś I

How can child be more mature and perceptive than most adults? How can adults remain helpless when they face problems? This is the story of a boy who has no time to play.

For audiences aged7+

Duration: 60 minutes


King of the Marionettes

In a space inspired by the paintings of Tadeusz Makowski, choreographer Izadora Weiss uses actors, dancers and music to animate a marionette theatre. Carried along by the sounds of the violin, they wander in search of happiness.

For audiences aged7+

Duration: 50 minutes


Mater Dolorosa

The portrait of the Holy Mother from the sacred and everyday perspectives. Liturgical, secular and folk songs accompany poetic pictures, scenes of the life of mother who loses her child. 

For audiences aged12+

Duration: 65 minutes


Nicolas on Holidays

An adaptation of the cult novel, successful well beyond France, about the adventures of Nicholas. Goscinny presents the ups and downs of childhood with good humour and wisdom.

For audiences aged7+

Duration: 75 minutes


Odyssey

From a renowned Slovak director, Odyssey is an adaptation of the Homeric epic. The audience witnesses the creation of the world of gods and humans.

For audiences aged8+

Duration: 95 minutes


Robinson Crusoe

The interactive theatre form makes use of the whole space of Teatr Lalka: foyer, auditorium, stage. Crusoe and the audience depart together on a long journey across the sea. 

For audiences aged7+

Duration: 50 minutes


The Carnival of the Animals

This "musical-zoological fantasy," as Camille Saint-Saëns called it, consists of fourteen movements that inspire a fantastic play. 

For audiences aged4+

Duration: 95 minutes


The Cracow Nativity Play

In Kraków Nativity Play, the old Polish Christmas custom of carolling from home to home becomes the central theme to the piece. Christmas is a time of reflection and rejoicing.

For audiences aged4+

Duration: 50 minutes


The Little Tigers

This stage version of the popular poem by Joanna Papuzińska for the youngest children combines a simple story with elements of a play.

For audiences aged1+


The Palace Cinema

The Palace Cinema combines two great themes from the era of silent movies: The Bride of Frankenstein and King Kong, using film means. 

For audiences aged7+

Duration: 70 minutes


The Red Riding Hood

One of the most popular fairy tales presented as a theatrical improvisation. Children are transformed into directors providing the actors with stage instructions.

For audiences aged4+

Duration: 90 minutes (one interval)


The Tinderbox

Musical show created by Jarosław Kilian and Grzegorz Turnau based on one of Andersen’s most beautiful tales. The stage adaptation by Hanna Januszewska is a classic of dramatic literature for children.

For audiences aged4+

Duration: 105 minutes (one interval)


The Witches

An adaptation of the novel by Roald Dahl, the renowned and popular British writer. The main character is a boy raised by his grandmother, who in her long life has learnt many horrible stories about witches. 

 

For audiences aged7+

Duration: 90 minutes (one interval)


The Wonderful Journey

The Wonderful Journeyis based on the novel The Wonderful Adventures of Nils by Nobel Prize-winning Swedish author Selma Lagerlöf, one of the leading authors of literature for children. 

For audiences aged7+

Duration: 65 minutes


Thread the Tailor

The action in this stage version of Kornel Makuszyński’s fairy tale stretches from the tailor’s shop to heaven.The path followed by the title character is full of adventures and dangers. In the puppet show, friendship is tested more than once, and hearts will skip a beat out of fear or love.

For audiences aged4+

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