Reconciliation or Adventure at Harvest Time

Ján Palárik

Reconciliation or Adventure at Harvest Time


Comedy about reconciliation, adventure, love games and coincidences in a Slovak cult classic.

The new SND building, Drama hall
27. 11. 2021 19:00 h - 21:50 h

Schedule of performances

Sunday 28. 11. 2021
19:00 h 21:50 h
Wednesday 15. 12. 2021
19:00 h 21:50 h
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At the time of Palárik, Slovakia did not yet have its ethnic Slovak theatre. Yet it did have comedies such as this one. It was a way for Slovaks to grasp the opportunities lend by the Enlightenment and fulfill the ambitions of theatre as the platform for morals on top of entertainment. Palárik saw no conflict in the two challenges. His faith in theatre is contagious. It is informed by the genre of world comedy, whilst it sets out national themes, the idea of national, social and gender tolerance. It is not shy of its idealism; the naïve idyll is source of pure joy. Palárik promotes the ideals of natural lifestyle that stands in contrast to the stylised, ridiculous pretence. Whilst ossification, arrogance and stereotypes are ridiculous, the situation is open to change. Reconciliation is not merely a matter of shaking hands with the enemy, but also a matter of learning and coming to terms with prejudice. Egészégedre!

Runnning time: 2 hrs 50 mins with one interval

Due to the ongoing pandemic situation and for disease prevention, we have to block (reserve) a large number of seats in the auditorium. Every Friday we release for sale all tickets that the COVID traffic light allows for the following week. We therefore recommend that you visit our website on the Friday of the week before the performance of your choice to purchase tickets released for sale for the coming week. Thank you for understanding. We look forward to your visit!

Production Team

Directed by Juraj Nvota
Language adaptation Jakub Nvota
Stage design Tomáš Rusín
Choreography Jaroslav Moravčík
Video-projection Lukáš Kodoň
Make up Artist Juraj Steiner


Grófka Elisa Hrabovská Petra Vajdová
Orieška, školský učiteľ Ján Gallovič
Barón Kostrovický František Kovár
Ľudovít, jeho syn Milan Ondrík
Rohoň, zememerač Dano Heriban
Capková, grófkina komorná Jana Oľhová
Suchay, grófkin úradník Vladimír Obšil
Pišta, husár baróna Kostrovického Richard Autner Tomáš Turek (as a guest)
Ženci a žnice Jana Labajová (as a guest) Barbora Drozdová (as a guest) Martin Ďurkáč (as a guest) Tomáš Magát (as a guest) Dávid Uzsák (as a guest) Dominika Žiaranová (as a guest) Michal Spielmann (as a guest) Peter Ondrejička (as a guest) Peter Martinček (as a guest) Bronislava Kováčiková (as a guest) Jakub Jablonský (as a guest) Petra Gavláková (as a guest) László István Béhr (as a guest)
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