Opening Night: 6 December 2013
Author: Jan Brzechwa
Title: Flea The Swindler 
Original Title: Pchła Szachrajka
Music:
 Maciej Małecki
Director: Anna Seniuk

Auditorium: Studio Theatre

Running time: 1 hour 5 min, no interval

Ticket prices:

full-price ticket:
70 PLN

concession tickets:
60 PLN

rush tickets:
25 PLN  more info →

students of state theatre and art schools: 
15 PLN more info →

Flea The Swindler


Tremendous fun and great laughs - not just for kids. The antics of the Flea are directed by Anna Seniuk with the music composed by Maciej Małecki.

What a rumpus! Endless transformations, games and dances. The company of the National Theatre deliver bold rednitions of Jan Brzechwa's rhymes, which are sung solo, in duets and chorus. Ewa Konstancja Bułhak plays the lead role of a stubborn and boastful little prankster flea. Nobody will get bored or think of going home. Full immersion in this happy world is guaranteed. Prepare to unleash your imagination.

Show recommended for young audiences of ages 4 and up.

composer: Maciej Małecki 
director: Anna Seniuk 
set design: Anna Sekuła 
choreography: Weronika Pelczyńska
lighting design: Katarzyna Łuszczyk 
vocal preparation: Aldona Krasucka

Cast

and as Varsovians, Players, Waiters, Animals, Insects, Mannequins, Knights, Ladies-in-waiting, Cooks, Passengers, Misses and Misters – the Company

An air from Tosca by Giacomo Puccini performs Anna Lobedan
An air from Haunted Manor by Stanisław Moniuszko performs Piotr Piksa.

 

Production team:

  • director's assistant: Kacper Matula
  • set designer assistants: Anita Trzaskowska, Elwira Szyszka
  • lighting technicians: Łukasz Obuch-Woszczatyński, Kacper Bobylak, Bartłomiej Frysztak
  • sound technicians: Piotr Gos, Marek Wojtulanis 
  • stage manager, prompter: Katarzyna Kłosowska-Kobiałka


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