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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

Saturday 05 January 12:00
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)

Saturday 05 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

Cast Piret Laurimaa, Karol Kuntsel, Margus Prangel, Külliki Saldre, Maria Annus, Jüri Lumiste, Ene Järvis