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VELVET HAVEL

VELVET HAVEL Miloš Orson Štědroň

PREMIERE
2 and 3 May 2014

DURATION
75 min with no interval

"What a film it would be! Just to shoot it!"

SOME PERFORMANCES OF THIS PLAY ARE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
CHECK THE SHOW DATES

Cast

Miloš Havel: Petr Jeništa
Václav Havel: Miloslav König
Olga Havlová: Dita Kaplanová
Muse: Anežka Kubátová 
Universal: Natália Drabiščáková / Vojtěch Vondráček
Crew: Tomáš Pospíšil, Jan Urban
Piano:
 Miloš Orson Štědroň
Saxophones: Pavel Fiedler
Percussion: Jan Švamberg

Creative team

Director: Jan Frič 
Music: Miloš Orson Štědroň
Dramaturgy: Lucie Ferenzová 
Set: David Černý a Jan Frič 
Costumes:
 Lucia Škandíková 

Velvet Havel is an authorial music theatre project of Miloš Orson Štědroň who logically came to name of Václav Havel after his previous awarded theatrical projects dedicated to significant Czech personalities (Ivan Blatný, Jaroslav Hašek, Antonín Dvořák, Josef Gočár, Johann Gregor Mendel). Orson Štědroň is freely inspired by Havel’s life and work and with presents him, his surroundings and ourselves, with his authentic humour. The form of the performance derives from music which gives a chance to deal with this uneasy and delicate theme of one of the most significant Czech characters (who became a legend already during his life) with a detached view and high level of originality. The author was inspired by many authentic historical materials and most recent factual literature (Jiří Suk: Politika jako absurdní drama. Václav Havel v letech 1975-89; Krystyna Wanatowiczová: Miloš Havel. Český filmový magnát etc.).

VELVET HAVEL AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

    • March 2015 BallhausOst Theater - Prag Berlin Festival (Germany)
    • October 2015 - International Festival DEMOLUDY (Poland)


    • Septembre 2017 - Festival NA HAVLA (Hungary)

REPETITIONS