Prague Shakespeare Company at the historic Estates Theater
The Winter’s Tale
by William Shakespeare
Directed and Adapted by Guy Roberts
Performed in English with Czech surtitles by Martin Hilsky
Produced in association with Národní divadlo
13 & 14 October at the Estates Theater – 19:00 (7:00pm) – TWO PERFORMANCES ONLY!
Fresh off our triumphant performance of Richard III at the Estates Theater, Prague Shakespeare Company is proud to partner once again with Národní divadlo (National Theatre of the Czech Republic) to present a beautiful and bold new bi-lingual English and Czech language production of the only play Shakespeare wrote set in Bohemia – The Winter’s Tale. Shakespeare’s tragicomedy of love, jealousy, forgiveness and redemption is brought to life by PSC Artistic Director Guy Roberts – who stars as Leontes along with Jessica Boone as Hermione and the British Ambassador to the Czech Republic Jan Thompson OBE as Paulina, Gregory Gudgeon as Camillo, Bill Roberts as Antigonus and PSC favorite artists such as Vanessa Gendron, John Poston, Jeff Smith, Fanette Ronjat, Grant Podelco, Bob Boudreaux, Jeff Koch, Abigail Rice as well as beloved Czech actors Karel Heřmánek Jr., Štěpán Benoni, Ronald Prokeš, Nikol Kouklová and Anežka Rusevová among others.
The performance is presented in the original English with Czech surtitles. In special celebration of Czech culture and history all of the scenes set in Bohemia will be played in Czech with English surtitles.
Czech translation by Martin Hilský.
Partners of the production are Kolowrat-Krakowsky family, the City of Prague, International School Prague, the British Embassy Prague, and Barrandov Studio a.s.
Prague Shakespeare Company thanks JUDr. Dominika Kolowrat-Krakowska, Maximilian Kolowrat-Krakowsky and Francesca Kolowrat-Krakowska for their selfless and generous support.