Revolving Theatre in Český Krumlov

Revolving Theatre in Český Krumlov

An artistic experience you won't get anywhere else

June 2 2023 - September 10 2023
Revolving Theatre in Český Krumlov
Enjoy the theatre like you have never before! Visit the Revolving Theatre situated in the middle of the historical Baroque gardens in Český Krumlov. The summer stage of the South Bohemian Theatre offers you ballet, opera and plays written specially for this unique venue. Everyone will be thrilled!
The productions of world-famous authors performed by the South Bohemian Theatre take place in the beautiful natural scenery of the Krumlov castle garden. The choice of repertoire, the directorial concept, the actors' performances and the original garden scenery will captivate every spectator.

The Open-Air Theatre with the Revolving Auditorium in Český Krumlov in one of the most frequently visited summer open-air stages in the Czech Republic. It is a unique open-air theatre that uses stage space in an original way.  The town of Český Krumlov is one of the historical gems of South Bohemia, and is included in the UNESCO Heritage list.

All performances are subtitled in German and English and are also suitable for the hearing impaired. Fifty tablets with subtitling software are available for loan at the box office of the Revolving Theatre.

Egon Schiele, Revolving Theatre Český Krumlov

Programme 2023

2. – 18. 6. 2023

B. Stoker, M. Glaser, O. Šubrtová
The undead demon Count Dracula is leaving his castle in Transylvania to widen the range of his activities and to find the woman whose portrait has enchanted him. No one knows who the bewitching stranger is. No one except for Doctor Van Helsing...

27. 6. – 12. 7. 2023
The Man of the Double Star P. Forman, I. Arsenjev

A drama full of magic tricks and theatrical wonders
Passionate dreamer Alexander Grin will take you into his world full of fantasy, love and hate, and will show you why it is so important not to give up your wishes and dreams.

19. – 30. 7. 2023 a 30. 8. – 10. 9. 2023
The Wives of Henry the VIII or the Poor (to Be) King

M. Glaser, O. Šubrtová
Comedy about doubles
A Czech comedy about the philandering king Henry VIII, his six wives, the treacherous
counsellor and the king’s double, who did incredible things. The main dual role is played by
Petr Rychlý.

5. – 13. 8. 2023
Egon Schiele
Self-Portrait (Premiere)

A dance project combining sound, light, stage, and movement .A young man in long dark trousers, hands in his pockets, a shirt, a tie, patent leather shoes, a scowling expression, bristled hair, expressive eyes, hunched up. Sideways to the mirror. A studio. A big mirror. A long look. Egon Schiele. Self-portrait. A man in the midst of the countryside. A man exploring the boundaries of his self, society, proportions, sexuality, life and death. Egon Schiele, a man, a self-portrait.

17. – 27. 8. 2023

G. F. Händel
A spectacular scenic adaptation of the most famous oratorio of all times. The biblical story of the Saviour is connected to episodes from the life of the Schwarzenberg family – the founders of the baroque theatre in Český Krumlov and of the Bellaria summer pavilion. Thus, even you will be able to return to the baroque era and, under an authentic illumination, marvel at the performances of a cast numbering over a hundred artists, an imposing stage setting and, especially, brilliant music.

22. – 30. 7. 2023 a 30. 8. – 10. 9. 2023
A complete Czech history

J. Lesák, N. Preslová
A complete guide to the history of our ancestors for children and adults. This is a depiction of the great history of a small nation that has had to fight for its land so many times that even greater nations would have soon given up preferring to be hit by a ball mace. We invite you to set off with us on an expedition through Czech history full of heroic deeds and incredible inventions, the stolen national confidence and a truly huge heap of dead Habsburgs. The Nation to you!

Programme and Tickets