Shakespeare's funniest comedy, adapted to the youngest audience, aims, above all, to bring world classics closer to children who, unfortunately, are less and less acquainted with the most important works of literature.
Once upon a time there was an ancient custom according to which only a boy could inherit the royal throne. Will the stolen prince and the lost princess manage to overcome all obstacles and change this unjust law? Who will be the new emperor?
Two sisters went to the market to sell a donkey. The older sister was riding a donkey, while the younger one was walking. When people saw them, they asked why the older sister was sitting and the younger one was walking. The sisters changed places.
Inspired by some episodes from Jonathan Swift's famous novel "Gulliver's Travels", the authors refreshed this well-known story with a spirit of culture and art of the Far East, and used the story of a wandering sailor as a basis for dealing with the topics of peer violence, understanding and respect for mutual differences.
“Cindarella” by Aleksandar Aca Popović is one of the capital works of Serbian and Yugoslav literature for children. The decision to include this text in the repertoire of the Little Theatre “Duško Radović” has been made with the intention to dust off the forgotten classics of children's literature.
The theatre performance for all children based on Toon Tellegen’s stories from different collections. The small stories about people and the appearance of animals.
Karlsson on the Roof is a play based on the book authored by Astrid Lindgren, best known for inventing Pippi Longstocking. This time we meet the Kid, a lonely boy with busy parents, who finds an unusual and rather mischievous friend. Why nobody believes the Kid that Karlsson on the Roof is real?
One night, Yellow Mum Cat leaves her kitten on the dock, in front of a large white ship that should sail from the port the next day. She wants her son to become a ship cat and see the world, instead of ending up as an ordinary butcher's cat. The next morning, the frightened cat is found by Violet, the captain's daughter, who names him Charlie.
The famous whale Moby-Dick, a ruthless sea monster that sinks ships and eats sailors, scares everyone but the girl Rachel. At first glance, Rachel looks like a completely normal child on a holiday with her parents. However, she has an important task - to save Moby-Dick from Captain Ahab and his crew.
The Tempest has many layers: romantic, metaphysical, autobiographical, philosophical, political, etc. Among all these possible readings I find also a childlike view of the world (like in those unusual J. Cornell’s boxes with some nostalgic mini-worlds full of some childish fantasies).
That’s right, my dear little children, it's wool. We get that wool from a soft and warm animal - sheep. Its fleece is so soft and warm like a story written by Ivo Andrić in 1953. That story is entitled “Aska and the Wolf”. This is a story about violence and how to stop it.
Dušan Radović wrote and published the text “Captain John Peoplefox” in 1953 as radio drama. In Little Theatre this play was staged for the first time in 1988 under the title “Good Morning, Captain Peoplefox”. The adaptation was done by playwright Dragoslav Simić and director Oliver Viktorović.
This text is based on the Andersen’s fairy tale from the 19th century. The structure of Andersen's tale "The Emperor's New Clothes" is much closer to a humorous tale than to a fairy tale.
The show is an ode to marionette, its beauty, subtlety and expressive possibilities. Circus acts, acrobatics, dancing on the wire, assembling, disassembling, juggling, etc. are in the foreground. The story seems to be a decoration. It is a story about love and about some crazy artists, that is - all of us.
Dalija Aćin Thelander, author and choreographer, has created an interesting interactive performance for children, which is presented in an unusual space that resembles a large white balloon/tent, which particularly contributes to the feeling of warmth, carefreeness and intimacy between the audience and the performers.
The story follows the growing up and maturation of the wooden puppet Pinocchio (Jelena Petrović), which, thanks to a lot of sacrifice and love of Master Gepetto, manages to deal with the challenges of the world around him.
The performance about Merlin the Wizard, the most powerful wizard among the fairies and elves who brings the Wicked Witch to a trial and calls the Walt Disney's animated characters to be witnesses (Little Mermaid, the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, the Spirit of Aladdin's lamp, Cruella de Vil, etc.).
This happy company will remind us that the best gift is a book and that the wisdom we discover in it is the greatest human strength. Hope still exists - nowadays BEING CLEVER is FASHIONABLE after all.
“Puss in Boots” is one of the most famous fairy tales. It has elements of a fable as it contains the personification of animals. The story is about a wise and very capable cat who uses trickery to help his master gain wealth and win the hand of a princess, the king’s only child, in marriage.
“A hard-material piece of puppetry” is the subtitle of the text written by Igor Bojović who has provided his version of the famous fable about three piglets in a playful and educational way, but also dealt with the topic of abandoned pets. The puppet show, which enchants equally children and parents, was directed by Dragoslav Todorović.