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Cimrman English Theatre

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Highly recommend for anyone who wants the real picture!

As many Czechs, I, too, was sceptical about the translation of the Czech cultural jewel, the plays... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Markéta K
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Real Czech Culture - But in English!

I live in Prague and this is where I take my family and friends for a night out if they’re doing a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lodge308
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Prague, Czech Republic
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The Cimrman Theater celebrates its 50th season in 2016. Now you have the unique opportunity to experience his work in English. Many Czechs consider his plays untranslatable but our productions prove all the nay sayers wrong. Despite the fact that...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Stitneho 520/5, Prague 130 00, Czech Republic
Praha 3
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As many Czechs, I, too, was sceptical about the translation of the Czech cultural jewel, the plays of Jara Cimrman. However, i was pleasantly surprised by the precision, devotion and great sensitivity with which the Cimrman English Theater ensemble approached this difficult task. I've seen...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live in Prague and this is where I take my family and friends for a night out if they’re doing a performance. It’s real Czech culture a few tram stops from the tourist traps. The plays are tongue-in-cheek funny, the theatre is authentic, and...More

Thank Lodge308
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a great review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a Czech local, born and raised in Prague and I know the original version of Cimrman Theatre by heart. It is part of our culture as important to the comedy theatre as is Monthy Python for English speaking world. I have just seen...More

Thank Viktorie S
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have seen Stand in and The conquest of the North Pole and I must say that this group does an amazing job to show the world the genius of Czech icon. I had not believed that something so intimately Czech based on language and...More

Thank leosm638
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Leos, thank you very much for your review. I am glad you enjoyed the shows. Come and see Pub in the Glade 9th November. Regards, Vendy

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just amazing. Can´t wait for the another plays like Blanik, Dlouhy, Siroky a Kratkozraky, Svestka, ect..

Thank ne0fit
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 25 September 2018

I didn´t expect much, as I´ve always thought translating this beautiful and witty Czech humour into English is impossible. Well...could not be more wrong! The guys managed to stay on script whilst also staying extremely funny in Cimrman´s way. I think as a foreigner you...More

Thank Marie T
Mikey P, team member at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hi Marie, Thank you so much for your glowing review, it means a lot to the Cimrman English Theatre team. Please keep spreading the word, and we hope to see you at our next performances. Thanks again, Michael.

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Just came back from the show and must admit I admire these guys as moving the Czech classic Jara Cimrman into English deserves Nobel price nomination. Sorry but no tourist can appreciate this as much as somebody living in this country for some time, capturing...More

Thank Jana H
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I have already seen 3 plays of the crew Cimrman English Theatre. Being Czech and knowing perfectly the original Jára Cimrmans plays, I have to confess I was pretty sceptical when I heard there is a crew performing these plays in English. Wondering that "it...More

Thank Veronika Š
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Dear Veronika, thank you very much for a lovely review. I am glad you like the translation. See you soon at one of our next shows. Vendy

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Very entertaining theater in a very nice location. Very good program and acrors for a low budget. Subtitles are shown.

Thank Oliver G
Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Dear Oliver, thank you for coming to the show and for your review. I am glad you enjoyed The Stand-In and the Žižkov area. Looking forward to seeing you at one of our future shows. Vendula

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were recommended to see this show, and we were blown away! It was absolutely hilarious - I haven't laughed that much in a long time. Not only are you going to enjoy this show, but you will also experience and learn...More

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Cimrman English T, Manager at Cimrman English Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Dear Christine, thank you for your review, I am very happy you enjoyed The Stand-In. Looking forward to seeing you in the theatre at our other shows. Vendula

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Response from Cimrman English T | Property representative |
Hi Jotanyp, Zael is right, the theatre takes a break during the summer, it is common among Czech theatres. Our first performace in the next season will be 14th September 2018. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter to be up to... More
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