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Slovak National Theatre

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Sunday 12. November 2017 - 18:00, Cancelled, Historical building

Tuesday 28. November 2017 - 19:00 Detail Buy the ticket
Sunday 17. December 2017 - 18:00 Detail Buy the ticket
Sunday 31. December 2017 - 18:00 Detail Buy the ticket
Tuesday 16. January 2018 - 19:00 Detail Buy the ticket

Premiere: 28 and 29 Actober 2017 Historical Building

Ľubomír Feldek
Inszenierung : Peter Mikulík
Peter Kováč
Jozef Ciller
Peter Čanecký
Vladislav Šarišský
Marián Geišberg
Richard Labuda, ako hosť
Michal Noga, ako hosť
Krištof Tobiáš, poslucháč VŠMU
Marek Lupták, poslucháč VŠMU
Ján Gallovič
Diana Mórová
Juraj Horský, ako hosť
Natália Germániová, poslucháčka VŠMU
Jozef Vajda
Gabriela Dzuríková
Ľuboš Kostelný
Ján Koleník
Zuzana Kocúriková
Matej Marušin, ako hosť
Ivan Vojtek
Richard Autner
František Kovár
Daniel Fischer
Matej Babej, poslucháč VŠMU

Shakespeare is said to have wri t ten this comedy at the direct request of Queen Elisabeth, who wished to see the stout knight Falstaff, a minor character from Henry IV and Henry V, cast in the comical role of a befooled Don Juan.

In a comedy that weaves together several storylines, Sir John Falstaff rose from being minor to main character. This is cer tainly no ordinary career in the history of theatre. The lovable adventurer and tavern idler, who has lost favour with the King, comes up with an incredible plan – to cour t two honest townswomen of Windsor, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, at the same time, in order to seize the money of their fairly wealthy husbands. Besides overestimating his looks and underestimating his age, the vain Falstaff faces another slight problem – his plans are quickly discovered by both women, and even their husbands. The ladies want rightly to take revenge on Falstaff, and so – for appearance’s sake – both accept his offer. The womanising Falstaff falls into their trap over and over again, but in the last moment manages to escape the clutches of the jealous husband, who always only makes a fool of himself.



Performance todayFollowing performance

Saturday, 18. 11. 2017, 19:00
Ivan Vyrypayev

Saturday, 18. 11. 2017, 19:30
Georg Büchner
Peace to the shacks! War on the palaces!