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Performances in Lviv theatres: September 2021

Angelika Doncheva


As the green leaves start turning to beautiful yellow and orange colors, it’ll be time to wear your comfiest sweater and head outside to capture every moment of the autumn. Moreover, during the summer theater staff in Lviv worked on new works to surprise you in the new season, which traditionally begins in autumn. What did the theatres prepare for us in the first month of autumn?  At least five exciting performances, which we will tell you about in this article.

The performance "Don Quixote" (ballet)

Visiting the Lviv National Opera and Ballet Theater will remain unforgettable impressions and emotions in the memory of every visitor. The Opera offers for visitors the ballet "Don Quixote", based on the philosophical-adventure novel by Miguel de Cervantes. The plot of this performance are describing crazy adventure of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, showing the color of the Spanish festivities and telling us about sincere love of Kitri and Vasily. Moreover, the stage is full of luxurious costumes, bright scenery and professional ballet pas. The performance will last two and a half hours divided into three actions.

The show is suitable for fans of large-scale bright shows, a large audience and elegant dance accompanied by classical instrumental music.

When: September 19 and 23 at 6 p.m.

Where: Lviv National Opera, 28 Svobody Avenue

How much: 50 - 500 UAH

The performance "Hutsul Year"

The Maria Zankovetska Theater is famous by performances with a rich national flavor. Every performance of the theater contains uniqueness of Ukrainian cultural heritage, customs, rituals, clothing and music canon. September poster offers for visitors the performance "Hutsul Year" by the writer and ethnographer Hnat Khotkevych. Bright clothes, rhythmic dances, enjoying of life and love of nature – that’s all about the mysterious world of the Hutsuls whose mysterious world is depicted by folklore and stage scenery.

A performance for those who are interested in the features of Ukrainian culture and its traditions, folk life, national music and dance.

When: September 23 at 7 p.m.

Where: Maria Zankovetska National Theater, 1 Lesya Ukrainka Street

How much: 50 - 250 UAH

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Performance "The Adventures of Italians in Italy"

The Palace of Culture of Railwaymen "Rocks" will take to the background the atmosphere of medieval Lviv and will amuse visitors with comic theatrical action. The auditorium of the Palace is the epicenter of the significant events, which changed the course of Ukrainian history. In addition, the theatrical performance of September "The Adventures of Italians in Italy", based on the play by Eduardo Scarpetta, is full of ironic Italian humor and current philosophical themes of human realization in society. The show offers you fun & crazy pranks with emotional dialogues. Star cast, detailed scenery and unexpected plot twists will provide an instructive and exciting aftertaste.

The theatrical action deserves the attention for those who admire Italia, Rome, pizza, spaghetti and special Italian humor.

When: September 18 at 7 p.m.

Where: Palace of Culture of Railwaymen "Rocks", 54 Yuriy Fedkovich Street

How much: 250 - 790 UAH

Performance "Threepenny Opera"

The September poster at the Maria Zankovetska Theater will definitely satisfy every visitor. The world-famous play by German dramatist Bertold Brecht deserves special attention. The play "Threepenny Opera" is full of emotional scenes, events, amazing acting and perfect musical accompaniment. Among swindlers and criminals, disorder and crime, love permeates, passionate and treacherous, designed to move the indifferent spectator. Among the center of swindlers and criminals, disorder and crime emerges love, such passionate but treacherous feeling, designed to impress the viewer.

The play will be interesting for fans of dramatic plot, love vicissitudes and foreign literature.

When: September 18 and 25 at 6 p.m.

Where: Maria Zankovetska National Theater, 1 Lesya Ukrainka Street.

How much: 50 - 500 UAH

Performance "On the other side of the screen"

A significant number of puppet performances for the youngest spectators will be presented at the Lviv Academic Regional Puppet Theater during September. Of particular note is the family performance master class "On the other side of the screen", where visitors cannot only be in the role of spectators, but also can feel themselves like a real magicians, looking "on the other side of the screen" and learning the secrets of puppetry.

The interactivity of this performance will be interesting for young viewers who dream of feeling like real magicians and inventors.

When: September 12, 19, and 26 at 4:00 p.m.

Where: Lviv Academic Regional Puppet Theater, 1 Danylo Halytsky Square

How much: 80 UAH

A complete list of autumn events


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