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Saturday 02 February 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

Saturday 02 February 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

Sunday 03 February 16:00
Medeia

Medeia

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

A tragedy by Euripides

Director, author of the text and musical designer Tiit Palu
Scenographer and costume designer Eugen Tamberg
In roles Maria Annus, Külliki Saldre, Merle Jääger, Kärt Tammjärv

Sunday 03 February 16:00
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

  • Music
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

The musical Beauty and the Beast is based on Disney’s musical feature film of 1991, which was in turn inspired by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s classic French fairy tale. Beauty and the Beast is the... Read more

Director Georg Malvius (Sweden)
Musical director Martin Sildos
Choreographer Adrienne Ǻbjörn (Sweden)
Stage designer Iir Hermeliin
Lighting designer Palle Palmé (Sweden)
Costume designer Mare Raidma
Translators Tõnu Oja & Villu Kangur
Cast Saara Kadak (Rakvere Theatre) or Kärt Anton, Kalle Sepp or René Soom (Estonian National Opera), Aivar Tommingas or Lauri Liiv, Silver Laas or Juss Haasma, Mihkel Tikerpalu (Nuku Theatre) or Oliver Timmusk, Andres Mähar or Simo Breede, Merle Jalakas or Ele Millistfer, Anett Viinalass or Nele-Liis Vaiksoo, Norman Salumäe or Saamuel Pilpak, Karmen Puis or Kristina Vähi and Rasmus Kull

Vanemuine Opera Choir, Ballet Troupe and Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday 05 February 12:00
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

  • Music
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

The musical Beauty and the Beast is based on Disney’s musical feature film of 1991, which was in turn inspired by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s classic French fairy tale. Beauty and the Beast is the... Read more

Director Georg Malvius (Sweden)
Musical director Martin Sildos
Choreographer Adrienne Ǻbjörn (Sweden)
Stage designer Iir Hermeliin
Lighting designer Palle Palmé (Sweden)
Costume designer Mare Raidma
Translators Tõnu Oja & Villu Kangur
Cast Saara Kadak (Rakvere Theatre) or Kärt Anton, Kalle Sepp or René Soom (Estonian National Opera), Aivar Tommingas or Lauri Liiv, Silver Laas or Juss Haasma, Mihkel Tikerpalu (Nuku Theatre) or Oliver Timmusk, Andres Mähar or Simo Breede, Merle Jalakas or Ele Millistfer, Anett Viinalass or Nele-Liis Vaiksoo, Norman Salumäe or Saamuel Pilpak, Karmen Puis or Kristina Vähi and Rasmus Kull

Vanemuine Opera Choir, Ballet Troupe and Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday 05 February 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

Tuesday 05 February 19:00
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
Wednesday 06 February 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 07 February 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

Thursday 07 February 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