J. K. Tyl Theatre

Josef Kajetán Tyl Theatre (Czech: Divadlo Josefa Kajetána Tyla) is a main theatre in Plzeň, Czech Republic. The theatre was built between 1899–1902 in the neo-renaissance style with some art nouveau elements to the design of Antonin Balsanek. Every year the theatre performs some 18 premieres of drama, operas, operettas, ballets or musicals. Since September 2014, actors of the theatre also perform at the New Theatre.[1]

Josef Kajetán Tyl Theatre
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LocationPlzeň, Czech Republic
Capacity444
Construction
Opened1902
Rebuilt1981–1985
ArchitectAntonín Balšánek
Website
www.djkt.eu

In front of the façade stands a statue of Josef Kajetán Tyl by Alois Soper.

Recent and present productionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The theatre in Pilsen has a lot to offer to foreigners as well". pilsen.eu. n.d. Archived from the original on 16 November 2014. Retrieved 16 November 2014.

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Coordinates: 49°44′43.5″N 13°22′24.1″E / 49.745417°N 13.373361°E / 49.745417; 13.373361