The National Black Light Theatre of Prague to tour UK
Direct from a world tour, the award winning National Black Light Theatre of Prague are to tour the UK with their hit multivisual comedy show. Locked in an asylum for telling lies, Baron Munchausen knows only one way to escape – his imagination!
PRLog (source) – Mar 17, 2011 – This unique retelling of the Baron Munchausen stories uses the tricks and illusions of the Black Light Theatre to transport audiences to a fantasy world where anything is possible! Patented theatrical technology and the visual illusions of the black light theatre are interwoven with interactive projections and powerful physical storytelling in this multivisual comedy for all the family.
“Heavenly perfection.” The Edinburgh Evening News *****
The ensemble of 14 Prague based actors interact with large scale projections, create laughter with physical comedy and seemingly fly through the air without any wires! The combination of Black Light Theatre and large scale projections provide a rare thrill audiences of all ages. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen includes slapstick, mime, clowning, bold & wacky characters and above all illusions which will have audiences asking ‘How did they do that?’
Recommended for all ages, this dynamic and enchanting show is a unique opportunity to experience the magic of the world’s leading Black Light Theatre Company. What better time than this time of austerity to escape to the world of fantasy...and forget reality.
“Brilliant and fascinating....The boundaries between reality and illusion are blurred in this intelligent and highly stimulating performance...” The Scotsman
The National Black Light Theatre of Prague is an international touring company born out of Prague during the communist regime. Using the medium of black light theatre, founder Pavel Marek, created a theatre which enabled a release from the grey reality – a release into a fantastical world where anything and everything is possible. The National Black Light Theatre of Prague are the leading innovators in Czech Black Light Theatre using patented technology to create black light tricks and illusions whilst constantly delivering engaging storytelling. Their international collaborations (most recently with seminal theatre designer Michael Curry) have enabled the company remain at the cutting edge of international black light theatre innovation.
The company are currently collaborating with a Chinese circus troupe on an large format, multi discipline interpretation of the folktale ‘The Monkey King’, scheduled for 2012/2013
For all press enquiries and ticket requests, please contact: Mark Rind - Producer on 01522 837233 or firstname.lastname@example.org www.gingerbee.co.uk/baron
Tour Dates 2011
29th HARLOW Harlow Playhouse 01279 431945
30th HARLOW Harlow Playhouse 01279 431945
31st HARROGATE Harrogate Theatre 01423 502116
1st HARROGATE Harrogate Theatre 01423 502116
2nd BUXTON Opera House 0845 1272190
3rd SALFORD QUAYS The Lowry 0843 2086000
4th SALFORD QUAYS The Lowry 0843 2086000
6th INVERNESS Eden Court Theatre 01463 234234
8th MIDDLESBROUGH Middlesbrough Theatre 01642 815181
9th LINCOLN Theatre Royal 01522 519999
18th CHELTENHAM The Bacon Theatre 01242 258002
22nd PORTSMOUTH Kings Theatre 023 9282 8282
23rd WINCHESTER Theatre Royal 01962 840440
24th WINCHESTER Theatre Royal 01962 840440
25th SHREWSBURY Theatre Severn 01743 281281
26th SHREWSBURY Theatre Severn 01743 281281