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Closely Watched Trains

Swatter , stamp, divan : the emergence of heroes.
Bohumil Hrabal (1914 -1997)

Mahen Theatre - Malinovského us . 1

Admission: 100-340 CZK

Author : Bohumil Hrabal
Directed by Croat Ivo
editor : Jan Gogola
Scene : Václav Špale
Costumes : Alice Novotná
Music : Zdeněk Boy
Movement: David Strnad
musical direction : Petr Svozílek

Cast June 2, 2014 19:00

Hrma Michal Dalecký
Kiss Martin Straw
Head Zdeněk Dvořák
Reeves Dita Kaplanová
Masha Jana Štvrtecký
Zdenička Magdalene Tkačíková
Victoria Klára Apolenářová
Countess Lucie Schneiderová
Zednicek Michal Bumbálek
Prince David Kaloč
Decent Jan Grygar
Father Nicholas Ondřej
Swatter , stamp, divan and the birth of the hero .

The famous book of a famous film , which won the Oscar in 1967 , have made this iconic Hrabal's prose work . It was clear that this splendid work on a theater stage not be long in coming.

The " zdivadelnění " Hrabala the most deserving a share of two men who died playwright Václav Nývlt and mainly Croat Ivo director . He staged thirty Hrabal's texts on many stages at home and abroad. To put Closely Watched Trains National Theatre in Brno prepares newly revised scenario complete with motifs from the first processing Hrabalova this topic - The Legend of Cain from 1949.
This intriguing love story against the background of the suffocating atmosphere of occupation , depicting erotic challenges young railway Elev Milos Hrma his way to a heroic act , has become an integral part of Czech literature , film and theater history.

The production will also be a tribute to the author, who was born in 1914 in Brno.

Premiere: January 24, 2014 , Mahen Theatre