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Monday 30 March 19:00
Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

  • Music
  • Estonian National Opera
  • On tour in Tallinn

Puccini’s opera
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... Read more

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

Tuesday 31 March 11:00
Hurly-Burly.  A Paper Fairytale

Hurly-Burly.  A Paper Fairytale

  • For Children
  • Theatre House

You can make all sorts of awesome things from paper. You can make a wad, an airplane, a mouse, a turtle. The sky and the earth. You can make the whole world. You can tear it into pieces and pretend... Read more

Author and director Jüri Lumiste
Scenographer Siiri Jüris 

Cast Mari Anton, Susanna Viktoria Mõtsmees, Jüri Lumiste 

Tuesday 31 March 19:00
The Comedy About a Bank Robbery

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery

  • Drama
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

A Comedy in two acts

Summer 1958. Minneapolis City Bank has been entrusted with a priceless diamond. An escaped convict is dead set on pocketing the gem with the help of his screwball sidekick,... Read more

Director Ain Mäeots
Cast Veiko Porkanen, Karl Laumets, Kärt Tammjärv, Jaanus Tepomees, Aivar Tommingas, Jüri Lumiste, Merle Jääger, Ragne Pekarev, Karol Kuntsel

Wednesday 01 April 19:00
W

W

  • Drama
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

A theatre saga in two acts 

Something totally unexpected happens in 1870. Something that irrevocably changes the fate of a people and culture. It is the birth of theatre in our mother tongue.

Across changing... Read more

Director Ain Mäeots

Cast Helena Lotman, Ragne Pekarev, Merle Jääger, Maria Annus, Külliki Saldre, Merle Jalakas, Pirjo Jonas, Kaia Skoblov, Aivar Tommingas, Robert Annus, Reimo Sagor, Veiko Porkanen, Karl Laumets, Jaanus Tepomees, Riho Kütsar, Tanel Jonas, Jüri Lumiste, Jaan Willem Sibul, opera choir and symphony orchestra of the Vanemuine Theatre, band, etc.

Wednesday 01 April 19:00
The Lover (Armuke)

The Lover (Armuke)

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

A drama in one act

There is a man and a woman. Yes, this is a love story in all its bittersweetness. Or, a creative approach to a relationship that has started to crumble. As both people in this relationship... Read more

Director Andres Mähar

Cast Linda Kolde and Andres Mähar

Thursday 02 April 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 02 April 12:00
Detective Lotte (Detektiiv Lotte)

Detective Lotte (Detektiiv Lotte)

  • For Children
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

This time the friendly and affectionate dog called Lotte tries to decide who she will be when she grows up. The day which has just begun gives her a marvellous idea when her father Oskar finds out that the sugar... Read more

Director Ain Mäeots
Conductor Lauri Sirp

Thursday 02 April 18:00
Detective Lotte (Detektiiv Lotte)

Detective Lotte (Detektiiv Lotte)

  • For Children
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

This time the friendly and affectionate dog called Lotte tries to decide who she will be when she grows up. The day which has just begun gives her a marvellous idea when her father Oskar finds out that the sugar... Read more

Director Ain Mäeots
Conductor Lauri Sirp

Thursday 02 April 19:00
The Master and Margarita

The Master and Margarita

  • Ballet
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

A dramatic dance interpretation of Bulgakov’s novel

A symbiosis of dance and drama, mysticism and love. A very visual production.

Directors Janek Savolainen & Katrin Pärn
Cast Jüri Lumiste, Katrin Pärn, Marian Heinat või Ragne Pekarev, Helgur Rosenthal, Maria Engel, Janek Joost, Aivar Kallaste  ja Vanemuise balletitrupp

Thursday 02 April 19:00
A Song of Happiness  (Laul õnnest)

A Song of Happiness (Laul õnnest)

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

Drama 

A Song of Happiness is a drama written by Estonian writer Oskar Luts in 1913, which premiered at the Vanemuine Theatre in 1915. Afterwards it was forgotten for almost a century. Having... Read more

Director Elise Metsanurk (class of 2020 of the Drama School of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre)
Supervisor Merle Karusoo

Cast Ekke Märten Hekles, Maarja Johanna Mägi, Kristiin Räägel, Ken Rüütel and Martin Kork (class of 2020 of the Drama School of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre), and Külliki Saldre and Marika Barabanštšikova

Graduation production of the Drama School class of 2020 of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. Heads of course: Anu Lamp and Elmo Nüganen.