Warsaw’s cultural life has much to offer to the guests of the Polish capital. Here one can find theaters for all tastes and preferences.
The Golden Age of Polish theater began with the enlightened King Stanislaw August, who opened the country’s first public theater in Warsaw in 1765. The work is intended in general to provide an uplifting experience, the revival of the country from its intellectual decline.
Opera and dance lovers are invited to visit the National Opera of Poland and the Warsaw Chamber Opera. Those who prefer other forms of entertainment will appreciates the cabaret and musical theater Sabbath.
State Jewish Theatre in Warsaw– The theater is a temple of the national culture of the Jews who have remained in Poland. It is in the Grzybowski Square and named after the great stage actress and mother of Jewish theater in Poland Jewish – Ester Rachel Kaminska.
Warsaw Chamber Opera– The Warsaw Chamber Opera offers a wide variety of musical styles and genres: from medieval mystery plays to the operas of the Baroque and Classical periods, the operas by Rossini and Donizetti, as well as works by contemporary composers.
Polish National Opera– The beginning of the traditions of opera in Poland dates from the 17th century, when the first Italian opera company was invited to Warsaw. The Polish National Opera continues its 200 years of tradition and produces works of Polish composers and world classics.
Sabat Theater– Sabat Theater joins the tradition of pre-war cabaret and variety show halls. Elegant, beautiful bright costumes, various music and good humor is several key features of the Sabbath, where famous actors, dancers, singers and musicians often performed today.
Polski Theater– The name of the theater – Polski, which means “Poland”, speaks for itself. Today his repertoire consists mainly of Poland classics and modern works. However, the collective theater also pays homage to masterpieces of the classical world.
The A.R. Performance Group– Akademia Ruchu the progressive group was created in 1973 and one of its founding members are still artistic director of the company. They are famous mainly for its outdoor work using unconventional settings for programs such as city streets, residential homes and industrial spaces. They have taken their round to show the world, garnering praise throughout Europe and the Americas and Japan.
Dramatyczny– Launched in 1949 as the “Theater of the House of the Polish Army” this stonker is based on the grand Palace of Culture, after the war Stalin presented to Warsaw. Bertolt Brecht noted in his visit: “What a beautiful alienation effect”. The theater has seen many famous debuts (actors and playwrights) and remains a popular venue for modern productions.
Komedia– Above all new parts, and generally comedies, of course, performed by a young cast. It has different reactions, some like it and some hate it, as evidenced by their forum. So it is worth investigating.