Tag: Prague Shakespeare Company

Deaf Empire: An Interview with Playwright Stephan Delbos

  In Deaf Empire: Replaying Bedřich Smetana, the Prague Shakespeare Company’s newest production at the Kolowrat Theatre, which premiered this week to rapturous applause, playwright Stephan Delbos reimagines the life of the famous Czech classical composer through a series of scenes that serve as intimate portraits not only of Smetana’s life, but of the era in which he lived and wrote his greatest works. Opus Osm met up with the…

Uncertain Revival: The Prague Shakespeare Company Presents The Life & Times Of Bedřich Smetana

In Deaf Empire: Replaying Bedřich Smetana, Stephan Delbos’ new play about the 19th century Czech revivalist composer Bedřich Smetana produced by the Prague Shakespeare Company and directed by Amy Huck at Prague’s Kolowrat theatre, we are presented with an intimate portrait of one of the Czech nation’s greatest musical icons. In Delbos’ humorous yet moving portrayal, we are reminded that the acceptance, and even the existence, of some of our…