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Pilsen 1953

Ján Šimko, potomci a pamětníci

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'Just for today, it is worth living...' The dramatic events of 1 June 1953, the so-called Pilsen uprising, which was preceded by a monetary reform, became the source of inspiration for a play 'based on real events'.

  • Stage Small stage
  • Premiere Saturday, 31 October 2015
  • Age Category From 14 years
  • Directed by:
    Ján Šimko
    Stage Design and Costumes:
    Andrej Ďurik
    Script Editor:
    Marie Caltová,
    Vladimír Čepek
    Music:
    Matúš Homola
    Professional Cooperation:
    Jakub Šlouf

The dramatic events of 1 June 1953, the so-called Pilsen uprising, which was preceded by a monetary reform, became the source of inspiration for a play 'based on real events'. In a single day, a huge wave of rebellion and hope fought against the despotism of the communist regime and then fell with terrible consequences for many participants. Pilsen as the city of courage and rebellion? Is it even possible?  Learn about known and unknown heroes. Get to know forgotten stories that wrote our history. Then, shall we understand the present better?

Premiere on 31 October 2015 at the Black Box.