Entertainment

Opera in Nové Město

National Theatre

The much-loved National Theatre provides a stage for traditional opera, drama and ballet by the likes of Smetana, Shakespeare and Tchaikovsky, sharing the program alongside more modern works by composers and playwri…
Live Music in Nové Město

Lucerna Music Bar

Nostalgia reigns supreme at this atmospheric old theatre, now looking a little dog-eared. It hosts a hugely popular 1980s and '90s video party from 9pm every Friday and Saturday night, with crowds of young locals bo…
Cinema in Nové Město

Kino Světozor

The Světozor is under the same management as Žižkov's famous Kino Aero, but is more central, and has the same emphasis on classic cinema, documentary and art-house films screened in their original language – everyth…
Live Music in Nové Město

Rock Café

Not to be confused with the Hard Rock Café, this multifunction club is the offspring of the influential Nový Horizont art movement of the 1990s. It sports a stage for DJs, comedians and live rock bands, funkily deco…
Performing Arts in Nové Město

Laterna Magika

Laterna Magika has been wowing audiences since its first cutting-edge multimedia show caused a stir at the 1958 Brussels World Fair. Its imaginative blend of dance, music and projected images continues to pull in th…
Classical Music in Nové Město

Wonderful Dvořák

The pretty little Vila Amerika was built in 1717 as an aristocrat’s immodest summer retreat. These days it’s home to the Dvořák Museum and from May to October it stages performances of Dvořák’s works by a chamber or…
Theatre in Nové Město

Archa Theatre

The Archa (Ark) has been described as Prague’s alternative National Theatre, a multifunctional venue for the avant garde and the experimental. As well as contemporary drama (occasionally in English) – Václav Havel’s…
Jazz in Nové Město

Reduta Jazz Club

The Reduta is Prague’s oldest jazz club, founded in 1958 during the communist era – it was here in 1994 that former US president Bill Clinton famously jammed on a new saxophone presented to him by Václav Havel. It h…
Performing Arts in Nové Město

Image Theatre

Founded in 1989, this company uses creative black-light theatre along with pantomime, modern dance and video – not to mention liberal doses of slapstick – to tell its stories. The staging can be very effective, but …
Theatre in Nové Město

Minor Theatre

Divadlo Minor is a wheelchair-accessible children’s theatre that offers a fun mix of puppets, clown shows and pantomime. There are performances (in Czech) at 3pm Saturday and Sunday, and at 6pm Thursday and Friday, …