Cutting It Short

Bohumil Hrabal


‘That Francin is a ball of nerves, he should, according to Mr Batista's file, wash his genitals with lukewarm water.’

The story full of the First-Republic magic about Hrabal's mother Maryška, stepfather Francin and uncle Pepin, who comes to visit and stays forever, has been loved by generations of readers.

Sat, 24. 9.19:00
  • Stage JK Tyl Theatre
  • Premiere Saturday, 11 September 2021
  • duration 140 min
  • Age Category For everyone
  • Adaptace:
    Jiří Janků,
    Petr Svojtka
    Režijní úprava:
    Šimon Dominik,
    Klára Špičková
    Directed by:
    Šimon Dominik
    Script Editor:
    Klára Špičková
    Stage Design:
    Karel Čapek
    Tereza Vašíčková
    Diana Toniková
    Matěj Kroupa
    Light Design:
    Jakub Sloup
    Stage manager:
    Aneta Waldsteinová
    Petr Kotora

In addition, the scents of pig-sticking, beer and Maryška's hair and the unmistakable humour of the quirky characters came to life in Menzel's magnificent film adaptation. It is therefore a great challenge to seize the story from the Nymburk brewery and try to transfer it to the Grand Theatre stage. We believe that, along with us, you will become participants in a unique spectacle. Who would resist such a sensually tasty Hrabalesque tomfoolery?