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Thursday 21 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 21 March 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

Thursday 21 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

Friday 22 March 19:00
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

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

33 VARIATIONS

Drama by Moisés Kaufman

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

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 difficulties. No matter where... 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

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