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Wednesday 27 December 19:00
Follow Me, Comrade! (Minu järel, seltsimees!)

Follow Me, Comrade! (Minu järel, seltsimees!)

  • Drama
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Farce in two acts

In 1961 one of the most talented ballet dancers of the ballet history Rudolf Nureyev escaped to the west from the Soviet Union. This event captured the attention of the whole world and... Read more

Author Ray Cooney
Director Tanel Jonas

Thursday 28 December 12:00
Snow Queen (Lumekuninganna)

Snow Queen (Lumekuninganna)

  • Ballet
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

A ballet based on the fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen

If one truly wishes, then life can be like a fairytale – and fairytales are not as out-of-this-world as grown-ups think!

Musical director & conductor Martin Sildos
Director & choreographer Silas Stubbs

Cast Vanemuine ballet troupe

Thursday 28 December 19:00
Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

  • Drama
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Drama by Henrik Ibsen

The world-famous play by the Norwegian playwright premiered in Munich in 1891 and was one of the classic works of realism of the late 19th century. Hedda Gabler is also one of the best-known female roles in world literature.

Director Mehis Pihla

Friday 29 December 12:00
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

Friday 29 December 19:00
Don Juan

Don Juan

  • Ballet
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Giorgio Madia’s ballet

Don Juan is one of the most dazzling figures in European cultural history. His origins are unclear, but since the early baroque period the legend surrounding his seductive powers and the... Read more

Director-choreographer Giorgio Madia (Italy)
Cast Vanemuine Ballet

Saturday 30 December 19:00
NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL AT THE VANEMUINE 2017

NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL AT THE VANEMUINE 2017

  • Other productions
  • At the Vanemuine theatre and concert hall

30 December 2017 19:00 Grand Building of the Vanemuine and Vanemuine Concert Hall

The grandest send-off of the year in the old university town with the help of Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra and ensemble.
The audience will have a chance to enjoy the glamorous and witty programmes of the ballet, opera and drama troupe, the night concert and many artists in café Shakespeare.

Wednesday 03 January 12:00
Snow Queen (Lumekuninganna)

Snow Queen (Lumekuninganna)

  • Ballet
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

A ballet based on the fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen

If one truly wishes, then life can be like a fairytale – and fairytales are not as out-of-this-world as grown-ups think!

Musical director & conductor Martin Sildos
Director & choreographer Silas Stubbs

Cast Vanemuine ballet troupe

Wednesday 03 January 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 04 January 19:00
Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

  • Drama
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Drama by Henrik Ibsen

The world-famous play by the Norwegian playwright premiered in Munich in 1891 and was one of the classic works of realism of the late 19th century. Hedda Gabler is also one of the best-known female roles in world literature.

Director Mehis Pihla

Friday 05 January 12:00
Naksitrallid

Naksitrallid

  • For Children
  • The Harbour Theatre

Dance performance for children

The Naksitrallid are three funny characters who tell us about friendship, bravery and resourcefulness. Together, they embark on adventures and save the world. They’re sincere and... Read more

Director, librettist & designer Katrin Pärn
Director, choreographer, designer & video designer Janek Savolainen

Starring Vanemuine ballet artists