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Sunday 03 March 19:00
Gala VANEMUINE BALLET 80!

Gala VANEMUINE BALLET 80!

  • Ballet
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

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, distinctive repertoire... Read more

Artistic director Mare Tommingas

Tuesday 05 March 11:00
Viks and Koba

Viks and Koba

  • For Children
  • Theatre House

Playwright, director and scenographer Sandra Lange

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

Tuesday 05 March 19:00
The Fire Raisers

The Fire Raisers

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

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 05 March 19:00
Beatrice

Beatrice

  • Drama
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

A romance about the future by Siret Campbell

Director Ain Mäeots
Scenographer and costume designer Maarja Meeru
Video designer and visual electronic solutions Emer Värk
Composer and musical designer Ardo Ran Varres
Lighting designer Meelis Lusmägi
Coreographer Britt Kõrsmaa
In roles Priit Strandberg, Marian Heinat,  Kärt Tammjärv, Veiko Porkanen, Linda Kolde, Karol Kuntsel, Silver Kaljula (Must Kast), Liina Tennosaar, Nora Ann Lunge or Eliise Mustkivi

Wednesday 06 March 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

Wednesday 06 March 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

Cast Maria Annus, Aivar Tommingas, Hannes Kaljujärv, Karol Kuntsel, Riho Kütsar, Merle Jääger, Liisa Pulk, Veiko Porkanen, Martin Kõiv or Tanel Jonas, Markus Luik (Eesti Draamateater)

Thursday 07 March 11:00
Viks and Koba

Viks and Koba

  • For Children
  • Theatre House

Playwright, director and scenographer Sandra Lange

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

Thursday 07 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

Thursday 07 March 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

Friday 08 March 19:00
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

  • Ballet
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Queen Mab appears at night, sneaks into our dreams and, while we are asleep, mixes a cocktail of fantastic stories. Have you not met her? What happens after Queen Mab appears in Romeo’s dream? William Shakespeare’s tragic love story has been touching the hearts of audiences for centuries.

Composer Sergey Prokofiev
Musical director and conductor Taavi Kull
Choreographer – director Petr Zuska (Czeh State Opera)
Scenographer Jan Dušek
Costume designer Roman Šolc
Lighting designers Petr Zuska, Pavel Dautovský

Cast Vanemuine ballet
Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra