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Extra

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Sunday 22 April 16:00
Into the Fire (Tulleminek)

Into the Fire (Tulleminek)

  • Music
  • The Harbour Theatre

Märt- Matis Lill’s opera

War tests the fabric of humanity and forces us to admit that the only thing people learn from history is that they don’t learn anything from history. As such, our production deals with... Read more

Musical director & conductor Paul Mägi
Director Taago Tubin (Theatre Ugala)

Cast  Reigo Tamm (NO Estonia), Tamar Nugis, Rasmus Kull, Simo Breede, Jaan Willem Sibul, Märt Jakobson, Pirjo Jonas, Maria Listra, Sigrid Mutso, Annaliisa Pillak, Kadi Jürgens, Karmen Puis, Jaanus Tepomees, Karl Edgar Tammi, Kärt Tammjärv
Vanemuise ooperikoor ja sümfooniaorkester

Sunday 22 April 19:00
Classics Gala

Classics Gala

  • Ballet
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Performances of pas de deux, variations and ensemble scenes from famous ballets – Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, La Sylphide, Raymonda, Giselle and Don Quixote. In addition, scenes from the very best of the Vanemuine’s repertoire: the ballets Onegin, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet and Casanova.

The gala features Vanemuine ballet artists and guest soloists

Tuesday 24 April 18:00
Googelmoogledotcom (Guugelmuugelpunktkomm)

Googelmoogledotcom (Guugelmuugelpunktkomm)

  • For Children
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Children’s opera

Googlemoogledotcom is the story of a girl named Juta who lives in the countryside at her granny’s. Juta is a totally ordinary girl but becomes involved in the most extraordinary... Read more

Musical director & conductor Taavi Kull
Director Marko Matvere
Cast Pirjo Jonas or Kadri-Liis Kukk, Simo Breede or Jaan Willem Sibul, Reigo Tamm (NO Estonia) or Oliver Timmusk, Märt Jakobson or Raiko Raalik, Karmen Puis or Arete Teemets, Merle Jalakas or Sigrid Mutso & the Vanemuine opera choir

Wednesday 25 April 19:00
Crossroads. Step into the Light

Crossroads. Step into the Light

  • Ballet
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Short-form dance performances

CROSSROADS
This production comes out of a passion and love for dance!

STEP INTO THE LIGHT
Music and rhythm that come from inside you!

 

CROSSROADS
Director-choreographer
Russell Adamson
Cast Alex Drew/Alain Divoux, Maria Engel/Tarasina Masi, Brandon Alexander/Alexander Drew/Silas Stubbs, Gus Upchurch et al.

STEP INTO THE LIGHT
Director-choreographer Matthew Jordan
Dancers
Georgia Toni Giboin, Raminta Rudžionyte, Lawrence Massie, Laura Quin, Benjamin Kyprianos, Gus Upchurch, Gerardo Avelar, Matthew Jordan

Wednesday 25 April 19:00
Medeia

Medeia

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

A tragedy by Euripides

Director, author of the text version and musical designer Tiit Palu
Scenographer and costume designer Eugen Tamberg
In roles Maria Annus, Külliki Saldre, Merle Jääger, Kärt Tammjärv

Wednesday 25 April 19:00
Faust

Faust

  • Drama
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Tragedy by J.W.Goethe

Director and dramatist Hendrik Toompere (Estonian Drama Theatre)

In roles Linda Kolde, Marian Heinat, Veiko Porkanen, Andres Mähar, Reimo Sagor, Priit Strandberg, Margus Jaanovits, Hannes Kaljujärv, Jüri Lumiste, Jaanus Tepomees

Thursday 26 April 11:00
Karius and Bactus (Sööbik ja Pisik)

Karius and Bactus (Sööbik ja Pisik)

  • For Children
  • Theatre House

Children’s musical by Urmas Sisask

Based on Thorbjørn Egneri book “Karius and Bactus”

Director Jaan Willem Sibul
Musical director and conductor Taavi Kull

Thursday 26 April 19:00
Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!

  • Music
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Musical by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus

A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads.
A jukebox musical, based on the songs of ABBA

 

Director Ain Mäeots

Thursday 26 April 19:00
The Man Who Knew Snakish (Mees, kes teadis ussisõnu)

The Man Who Knew Snakish (Mees, kes teadis ussisõnu)

  • Drama
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

 

Fantasy based on the book by Andrus Kivirähk

Director, dramatist, scenographer and musical designer Saša Pepeljajev

In roles Marian Heinat, Kärt Tammjärv, Linda Kolde, Reimo Sagor, Veiko Porkanen, Janek Savolainen, Aivar Kallaste, Julia Kaškovskaja, Rita Dolgihh, Marika Aidla, Janika Suurmets 

Friday 27 April 19:00
Carmen

Carmen

  • Music
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Georges Bizet’s opera

Completed in 1875, this opera is based on Prosper Mérimée’s story of the same name.
In French with English and Estonian surtitles

Conductor Erki Pehk

Carmen - Aleksandra Kovalevitš; don José - Boldizsár László; Escamillo - Jevgenij Chrebtov; Micaëla - Diana Higbee