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The bartered bride

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Since the first production in Pilsen in 1869, The Bartered Bride has never disappeared for a longer period of time from the opera repertoire and is therefore very well known to our audience. Generations of Pilsen opera singers have matured in the roles in this opera. more

The Chattertooth Eleven

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The taming of the shrew

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Witches of Salem

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The world-renowned historical thriller was written by Arthur Miller, the classic of modern American drama, and it is based on a true story – one of the most publicized witch trials of all time. It took place in 1692 in the isolated village of Salem in Massachusetts. more

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