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main entry sign of the prague theatre le royal at vinohradska 48

Theatre Le Royal

Prague Theatre Le Royal in Vinohrady On August 27th 1929 the doors opened for a screening of a silent French film at the brand new Maceška Cinema. It’s had several names since then but quite frankly it’s amazing that you can still visit one of Prague’s oldest “First Republic” entertainment venues and what is now … Read More

Prague Burlesque at the Theatre Royal

Prague Burlesque at the Theatre Royal First a bit about the venue as it reflects the fortunes of the country itself. It opened in 1929 as the Maceška Theatre (later renamed to Illusion) at the height of what was called the First Republic in an age of Vaudeville, Cabaret and Burlesque. I’ve previously described it … Read More

Prague fringe festival poster

The Prague Fringe Festival 2021

Prague Fringe Festival As with all fringe festivals this gives lesser known performers a chance to get noticed. It’s footloose, cutting edge stuff. When is The Prague Fringe Festival? Normally last week of May but exact dates to be announced. Where is it? The main venue is Malostranská Beseda opposite the Malostranské Námesti tram stop … Read More