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Friday 22 March 19:00
Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

  • Music
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Puccini’s opera
One of Puccini’s most beautiful operas, Madam Butterfly premiered on 17 February 1904 at La Scala in Milan.
In a small house near Nagasaki, American naval lieutenant Pinkerton and geisha... Read more

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Musical director & conductor Paul Mägi
Director Robert Annus (Estonian Drama Theatre)

Friday 22 March 19:00
The Caucasian Chalk Circle

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

  • Drama
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Drama with mountains and songs by Bertolt Brecht

Director and scriptwriter Tiit Palu

In roles Marian Heinat, Merle Jääger, Piret Krumm, Aivar Tommingas, Andres Mähar, Karl Laumets, Ott Sepp, Jaanus Tepomees, Reimo Sagor and band

Saturday 23 March 19:00
Les Misérables (Hüljatud)

Les Misérables (Hüljatud)

  • Music
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Musical

Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.

Director Samuel Harjanne (Finland)
Musical director and conductor Martin Sildos

Cast Koit Toome / Mikk Saar, Marko Matvere / Tamar Nugis, Maria Listra / Elizabeth Paavel, Kaarel Targo / Rasmus Kull, Hedi Maaroos / Kärt Anton, Kaire Vilgats / Helen Hansberg, Hannes Kaljujärv / Lauri Liiv, Ele Millistfer / Nele-Liis Vaiksoo, Rasmus Kull / Imre Õunapuu (Rakvere Theatre) et al.

Saturday 23 March 19:00
33 variations

33 variations

  • Drama
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Drama by Moises Kaufman

This award-winning play written by contemporary American playwright Moisés Kaufman in 2007 has two storylines, one of them 200 years ago, the other one in our own time.

It is 1819.... Read more

Director Heiti Pakk

In roles Marika Barabanštšikova, Marian Heinat, Ragne Pekarev, Guido Kangur (Estonian Drama Theatre) etc

Sunday 24 March 12:00
Klaabu

Klaabu

  • For Children
  • Theatre House

A dance production for children
Klaabu is a mythical creature who was born from a tiny raindrop. Klaabu’s special trait is the ability to transmogrify to suit every situation and this allows Klaabu to overcome many... Read more

Cast students of the Vanemuine Dance and Ballet School

Sunday 24 March 16:00
Les Misérables (Hüljatud)

Les Misérables (Hüljatud)

  • Music
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Musical

Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.

Director Samuel Harjanne (Finland)
Musical director and conductor Martin Sildos

Cast Koit Toome / Mikk Saar, Marko Matvere / Tamar Nugis, Maria Listra / Elizabeth Paavel, Kaarel Targo / Rasmus Kull, Hedi Maaroos / Kärt Anton, Kaire Vilgats / Helen Hansberg, Hannes Kaljujärv / Lauri Liiv, Ele Millistfer / Nele-Liis Vaiksoo, Rasmus Kull / Imre Õunapuu (Rakvere Theatre) et al.

Sunday 24 March 16:00
Something Real

Something Real

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

Drama by Martin Algus

Director, scenographer, musical designer Andres Noormets (Ugala)

In roles Riho Kütsar and Veiko Porkanen

Monday 25 March 19:00
Gala VANEMUINE BALLET 80!

Gala VANEMUINE BALLET 80!

  • Ballet
  • Estonian National Opera
  • On tour in Tallinn

Ballet gala

In 2019, we mark 80 years of ballet at the Vanemuine Theatre. It has been a colourful, fascinating, often complicated but endlessly beautiful time. We have always had interesting,... Read more

Artistic director Mare Tommingas

Tuesday 26 March 11:00
Klaabu

Klaabu

  • For Children
  • Theatre House

A dance production for children
Klaabu is a mythical creature who was born from a tiny raindrop. Klaabu’s special trait is the ability to transmogrify to suit every situation and this allows Klaabu to overcome many... Read more

Cast students of the Vanemuine Dance and Ballet School

Tuesday 26 March 19:00
Kalevipoeg

Kalevipoeg

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

The Estonian national heroic epic by Fr. R. Kreutzwald

The runo song style of Estonian folklore will unfold on the stage of the Vanemuine.

Director Karl Laumets
Scenographer, costume designer, video designer and light designer Kristjan Suits
Composer Robert Jürjendal
In roles Karl Laumets, Anu Lamp (Tallinn City Theatre),  Piret Laurimaa, Marika Barabanštšikova, Piret Krumm, Riho Kütsar, Tanel Jonas, Karol Kuntsel