Dozens of institutions opening their doors for Theatre Night


Dozens of Czech theatres will open their doors to the public on Saturday evening as part of a nationwide Theatre Night. Theatres are putting on performances and offering tours of their backstage areas in 30 cities and towns free of charge or a for a nominal admission fee. This year’s edition is entitled Forever Young and is especially targeted at youth and children.

The event is part of the European Theatre Night, which has been held on the third Saturday of November since 2008. Czech institutions are participating for the fifth time and local organisers say turnout usually exceeds 50,000.