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Friday 21 December 18:00
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

  • For Children
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

The musical Beauty and the Beast is based on Disney’s musical feature film of 1991, which was in turn inspired by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s classic French fairy tale. Beauty and the Beast is the... Read more

Director Georg Malvius (Sweden)
Musical director Martin Sildos
Choreographer Adrienne Ǻbjörn (Sweden)
Stage designer Iir Hermeliin
Lighting designer Palle Palmé (Sweden)
Costume designer Mare Raidma
Translators Tõnu Oja & Villu Kangur
Cast Saara Kadak (Rakvere Theatre) or Kärt Anton, Kalle Sepp or René Soom (Estonian National Opera), Aivar Tommingas or Lauri Liiv, Silver Laas or Juss Haasma, Mihkel Tikerpalu (Nuku Theatre) or Oliver Timmusk, Andres Mähar or Simo Breede, Merle Jalakas or Ele Millistfer, Anett Viinalass or Nele-Liis Vaiksoo, Norman Salumäe or Saamuel Pilpak, Karmen Puis or Kristina Vähi and Rasmus Kull

Vanemuine Opera Choir, Ballet Troupe and Symphony Orchestra

Saturday 22 December 12:00
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

  • For Children
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

The musical Beauty and the Beast is based on Disney’s musical feature film of 1991, which was in turn inspired by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s classic French fairy tale. Beauty and the Beast is the... Read more

Director Georg Malvius (Sweden)
Musical director Martin Sildos
Choreographer Adrienne Ǻbjörn (Sweden)
Stage designer Iir Hermeliin
Lighting designer Palle Palmé (Sweden)
Costume designer Mare Raidma
Translators Tõnu Oja & Villu Kangur
Cast Saara Kadak (Rakvere Theatre) or Kärt Anton, Kalle Sepp or René Soom (Estonian National Opera), Aivar Tommingas or Lauri Liiv, Silver Laas or Juss Haasma, Mihkel Tikerpalu (Nuku Theatre) or Oliver Timmusk, Andres Mähar or Simo Breede, Merle Jalakas or Ele Millistfer, Anett Viinalass or Nele-Liis Vaiksoo, Norman Salumäe or Saamuel Pilpak, Karmen Puis or Kristina Vähi and Rasmus Kull

Vanemuine Opera Choir, Ballet Troupe and Symphony Orchestra

Thursday 27 December 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

Friday 28 December 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

Saturday 29 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

Sunday 30 December 19:00
NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL AT THE VANEMUINE 2018

NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL AT THE VANEMUINE 2018

  • Other productions
  • At the Vanemuine theatre and 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.

Thursday 03 January 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

Thursday 03 January 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

Friday 04 January 19:00
Man in the Movie (Kinolina kangelane)

Man in the Movie (Kinolina kangelane)

  • Ballet
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Comedic ballet

Joseph works as an assistant at a film production company. He dreams of one day directing a picture and marrying a beautiful film star his heart has already singled out. But drifting... Read more

Director, choreographer & librettist Silas Stubbs
Composers W. Perry, R. Rogers, J. Herman et al.
Designer Liina Unt (Endla Theatre)

 Starring Vanemuine ballet artists

Friday 04 January 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