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Roots

The Roots production tells a poetic and at the same time rough history of circus art told through the personal stories of protagonists. The way how each of them got to the circus differs from person to person. They are meeting on this stage, right here and right now to show us the great things. Roots represents a second part of a trilogy Family Roots in Black Black Woods.
Next show: 12. 12. 2017, 19:30
Length: 100 min Suitable for children: 13 years Premiere: 17. 3. 2016

The first part of the shows demonstrates development of circus from the first half of the twentieth century up to year 1989, which meant a really radical turning point for many of the creative team members. Fall of the Iron Curtain means at the same time a linkage between the Cirk La Putyka and prestigious cabaret Chamäleon, for which in fact, the performance was planned.

Second part of a play was inspired by life stories of eight protagonists. Someone finished professional circus school in Canada, someone in Sweden and someone didn’t study at all; becoming however professional artists step by step, with each passing year.  Some of the artist travelled the whole world, gaining experience at various scenes, enjoyed some great tours and worked their way through to the original creative handwriting.

A Wild Surrealistic Party Starts!

Note: The auditorium will be set up unconventionally, as a cabaret-café. We shall serve food and drinks during the show and we therefore encourage you to come in time so you can make your orders, eat your treats and drink your drinks in a stress-free ambiance. These are our opening hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to midnight, Saturday from 9 a.m. to midnight. On Sundays, we open 90 minutes before the start of the show, provided there is one.

You can chose among three categories of tickets: 


The Golden Ticket (650 CZK): you will be seated on stage at a table with four chairs and served all through the night.


The Silver Ticket (590 CZK): you will be seated in the auditorium at a table with five chairs and served all through the night.

The Bronze Ticket (390 CZK): you will be seated in the upper part of the auditorium at a chair and served before the show and during intermission.

Single prize for ZTP / accompaniment (severe health disability): CZK 350 (only table No. 24)

No other reductions apply to the show.

Crew and cast

CONCEPT & DIRECTION:Rostislav Novák ml.
CAST:Lisa Matilda Angberg, Michal Boltnar, Vojtěch Fülep, Jiří Kohout, Daniel Komarov, Ethan Law, Mira Leonard, Esmeralda Nikolajeff, Jiří Weissmann
SET DESIGN:Hynek Dřízhal
COSTUMES & MAKE-UP:Kristina Záveská
MUSIC:Jan Balcar
CHOREOGRAPHY:Šárka Bočková, Alexandr Volný
VIDEO PROJECTIONS:Jakub Jelen
GRAPHIC DESIGN:Martin Sršeň
PHOTO:Tomáš Třeštík
SOUND DESIGN:Jan Středa
LIGHTING DESIGN:Jan Mlčoch
PRODUCTION:Vít Novák, Kristýna Milaberská
PRODUCER:CHAMÄLEON Theater, Cirk La Putyka
ALSO BY:Alexandr Minajev, Jan Bažant, Olin Procházka, Lenka Habartová, Jan Balcařík, Vendula Bělochová, Aneta Antošová, Andrej Rády, Klára Felixová, Jana Skořepová, Lenka Štěpánková, Pavel Alinče, David Hrbek, Ivan Letko, Václav Mojtěžík, Libor Makovec
SPECIAL THANKS:to Anna Nováková Kopecká, mother of Rosťa, for lending a family heritage to us, as well as to the families of all who are involved for letting our stories grow from the deep roots.

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