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Sunday 07 April 16:00
Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

  • Music
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

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 Cio-Cio San,... Read more

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

Monday 08 April 19:00
The Old Barny (Rehepapp)

The Old Barny (Rehepapp)

  • Music
  • Estonian National Opera
  • On tour in Tallinn

Opera

An excellent and witty opera version by Marko Matvere of the excellent and witty novel by Andrus Kivirähk!

Composer Tauno Aints
Musical director & conductor Paul Mägi

Tuesday 09 April 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

Tuesday 09 April 19:00
The Fire Raisers

The Fire Raisers

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre
  • Last show of the season

Black comedy by Max Frisch

It’s a story of all everyone who refuses to accept the truth even when it is plain as day, and hides their head in the sand hoping to avoid facing the music.

Director Ain Mäeots
In roles Aivar Tommingas, Piret Laurimaa, Riho Kütsar, Karl Laumets, Ott Sepp, Merle Jalakas, Siim Sareal

Tuesday 09 April 19:00
Faust

Faust

  • Drama
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre
  • Last show of the season

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

Wednesday 10 April 11:00
Viks and Koba

Viks and Koba

  • For Children
  • Theatre House
  • Last show of the season

Playwright, director and scenographer Sandra Lange

In roles Birgit Landberg (Black Box Theatre) and Laura Niils (Black Box Theatre)

Wednesday 10 April 19:00
Tango of Love or at the End of Time (Armastuse tango ehk aegade lõpus)

Tango of Love or at the End of Time (Armastuse tango ehk aegade lõpus)

  • Ballet
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

The work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez captivates me with its deep, mythical sensibility for life, how it penetrates the basic truths of existence. The quintessentially Marquez-like quality where... Read more

Director Mai Murdmaa
Designer Kaspar Jancis
Cast Vanemuine ballet

Wednesday 10 April 19:00
Brutal Murderer Hasse Karlsson Reveals the Truth About the Woman Who Froze to Death on A Railway Bridge

Director Tanel Jonas

In roles Maria Annus, Külliki Saldre, Liisa Pulk, Karol Kuntsel, Priit Strandberg

Thursday 11 April 19:00
Kalevipoeg

Kalevipoeg

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre
  • Last show of the season

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

Thursday 11 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