With hope, even without her

We loved the Soviet Union and at the same time were afraid of it. This sarcastic cabaret and dark and fateful grotesque is narrated by Josefa Slánká, a woman who believed in the ideals of communism and ultimately became its victim. A current political play. 

About the company

The smallest and youngest of the drama theatres in Ostrava (1994) continues the tradition of small generation theatres and alternatives to traditional theatre in the city. Since 2005 it has been housed in the modern, architecturally interesting space of the library building in the City of Ostrava. With a capacity of 100 seats and more than 160 performances a year, the theatre has more than 15 000 spectators annually.

Genre

drama

Theatre/company

Chamber theatre Arena / Komorní scéna Aréna

Czech title

S nadějí, I bez ní

Names of authors

Tomáš Vůjtek

Name of director or choreographer

Ivan Krejčí

Length of the performance

111 minutes

Number of travelling persons

19

Awards and special mentions

Alfréd Radok Award Foundation Star award on the stump for T. Vůjtek 2013, Award of Mark Ravenhill 2013, the Czech Theatre Award for A. Sasínová-Polarczyk 2013

Language

Czech

Audience

Adult

Scale of venue

middle

Contact person

Renáta Huserová

E-mail

reditelka@divadloarena.cz

Web

www.divadloarena.cz