The new SND building, Drama hall
18. 5. 2023 10:00 h - 12:10 h
The Master of literature for children Ľubomír Feldek created a splendid drama merry-go-round that sets in motion themes of a number of popular stories into a witty and dynamic fairy-tale.
Beneath the snow-capped peaks of the Tatra mountains, we meet the Emperor and his new clothes. His outfit earns him legitimate mockery of the folk. Yet we also come across the Princess on the Pea, and the insidious and cunning Witch-the-Stepmother. With her fabrications not only does she pain her stepdaughter Maruška once she learns the truth from the magical Mirror. And the truth is that not her, but her stepdaughter is the prettiest lady in the world.
Just like the story itself, those to be brave and bold are Nebojsa / Fear-Not, who doesn’t know what fear is, and Maruška, who is unafraid to venture out to pick strawberries or violets in January. In addition to ingenuity, in time they become joined by love that will overcome even the gloomiest of mountains. For that, however, Nebojsa/Fear-Not must first leave his home to find out what the fear is all about and what it is good for. Twelve Months set off to teach him that. They aren’t nearly as hostile as they may first seem. To find out whether he succeeds, you must join him on his long journey. The First Month will keep you company throughout the story.
January – the storyteller – has prepared for you a cart filled with stories with an abundance of adventure, challenges, as well as joy and just the right dose of happy ends.
Running time: 2 hrs 10 minutes with one interval
Première June 4, 2022
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Direction by Ondrej Spišák
Dramaturgy Darina Abrahámová Mário Drgoňa
Set design František Lipták
Costumes Katarína Hollá
Choreography Eva Burdová
Music Juraj Haško
Nebojsa Richard Autner
Marushka Jana Kovalčiková
Father Nebojsa Ján Gallovič
Stepmother Monika Hilmerová
January Martin Šalacha
February Veronika Karolina Peštová (as a guest)
March Roman Poláčik
April Erik Šupčík (Student, Academy of Performing Arts)
May Ivana Lechmanová (Student, Academy of Performing Arts)
June Ivan Vojtek
July Dávid Selecký (Student, Academy of Performing Arts)
August Mário Houdek (Student, Academy of Performing Arts)
September Monika Horváthová (as a guest)
October Marcela Cmorejová (as a guest)
November Martina Kamenská (as a guest)
December Michal Šelep (as a guest)