Mór Jókai - Péter Horváth
The Dream of the Young Chinese Emperor
After his father’s death, fifteen-year-old Chia Ching becomes the Emperor of China. Chinese tradition has it that before his coronation he has to take a wife. In his dream, the young emperor sees a beautiful girl and decides that he will marry no one but her. The girl named Liu-Liu, the Princess of Leaotung – […]More
School of Magical Animals
How would it feel if you had an animal of your own? Someone who can understand you, who never leaves you alone, and who you can talk to… In the play reality mingles with the children’s imagination. Adults cannot hear the magical animals talk; for the outsiders they are only stuffed toys. But for children these unexpectedly appearing creatures are real helpers who ease their troubles at school…More
The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark
– Hupp, you must not be afraid in the dark. Owls do not do that.
– But I do.
– Owls are night birds.
– I do not want to be a night bird. I want to be a daytime animal.
– You are what you are.
– Yes, I know. I am the one who is afraid in the dark…
The story of the little screech-owl makes us understand how fear can be overcome by curiosity, love and knowledge…
The Legend of the Christmas Rose
A wonderful poetic tale about the power of faith, miracles and divine providence; with muggers, monks, and children. On the coldest day, right next to the mugger’s wood-residence, the forest wakes up for a day, the flowers start to blossom every Christmas night.More
Emília and the Angel
Do you have a guardian angel? Ten-year-old Emília does have one! What’s more, she has quite an extraordinary angel: he is elderly, grouchy, clumsy, and he adores punch cake. His superiors almost demote him to be a common angel. Together with his perky cherub, Ottokár, he totally upsets the life of Emília’s family – with the best of intentions. Is it only a tale of wonder…? Keep your eyes wild open: maybe it is real – and you, too, have a guardian angel!More
Václav Čtvrtek - Zoltán Bodnár
Fern and Moss
Everybody knows that fern and moss live in the forest. Adults might remember the protagonists of the once popular tv show. Today, children who come to Kolibri Fészek can discover the forest where the two naughty forest elves, Fern and Moss live. The play recounts their merry adventures.More
The Bear Called Sunday
Alex has a teddy bear called Sunday. Checked ears, soft paws, he keeps staring gently with his button eyes – even if he sits on a toy train, or when he listens to a fairy tale, or even when his head is get compressed into tomato sauce. But what does the bear think about while he is hanging on the clothes line in the bathroom? Does it hurt if he is manhandled, is he glad to be hugged? Is there anything behind those brightly shining button eyes? Alex is very keen to find all these answers out…More
Ágnes Nemes Nagy - János Novák
Who does not know Auntie Pepper? Generation after generation, show after show, children have come to Kolibri Theatre to celebrate Auntie Pepper’s 80th birthday. With Lackó, Titilla, Watermiller and Emcee, we prepare gifts for her in the lobby, on the stage and in the auditorium. While singing ”All that’s good in this world!”, we all feel that on this anniversary, we are able to perform miracles!More
Tor Age Bringsvaerd - Péter Horváth - János Novák
Ruffen, the Small Sea Monster
Ruffen, the little sea monster believes himself to be a cowardly, naughty child. In truth, however, he is brave, strong and kind-hearted. He overcomes his fear from water; he helps the octopus in pyjamas; and he even learns to swim! Then, he saves a ship in a huge storm; chases off pirates; and falls in love with a Japanese dragon girl who wears glasses and braces. Finally, by the shores of Landia, he reunites with his parents whom he thought he had lost forever.More
The Mellow Submarine
Hogy mit keresnek a verebek a víz alatt? VII. Moszat királyt, a zöldalgák urát, aki tönkreteszi, fojtogatja a vizek lakóit. Na, és hogyan merülnek a mélybe a verebek? Hát spárga-tengeralattjárón! A gyerekek pedig velük tartanak. Mert a mesés, zenés darab nézői egyben a játék résztvevői; rajtuk múlik, sikerül-e megszabadítani a vízi világot a moszatok rémuralmától.More
Algot Storm (Wormhenry)
If Emil Kovász steps on a worm during his night walk, that definetly can cause a problem. Especially if the worm starts a conversation. Emil brings the worm home, gives him a name and clothes, even teaches him to play piano. That is how a friendship begins…More
Alice in Wonderland
The red-eyed Rabbit is late, the Mouse goes for a swim in the Lake of Tears, the Caterpillar is smoking a loooong pipe, the Cheshire Cat is grinning, the Baby grunts like a pig, the Turtle is crying, the Lobster is dancing… Yet, the Queen of Hearts wants to behead them all! The dream world created by Lewis Carroll springs to life through Andrea Závory’s magnificent performance with lots of playing and lots of music.More
Zoltán Kodály – Zsolt Harsányi – Béla Paulini
Let’s Play John Háry!
Let us play along with opera singers and puppet artists! You can join in and sing together with the singers on stage, while John Háry recruits his army against Napoleon from the bravest members of the audience: Here we go! Zoltán Kodály’s immortal opera is realized with your participation! Duration: 110 minutes, one intervalMore
Paul Gallico – Péter Horváth
Jennie, or I Was a Cat in London
Peter is a lonely boy. He wants a pet cat dearly, but he is not allowed to keep one at home. Jenny is a street feline. She hates humans. Peter and Jennie meet amidst magical circumstances. Their true friendship helps them to understand each other and themselves better.More
Oscar Wilde - Tibor Zalán
The Happy Prince
“…and so, the Lord’s angels took the two most important things from Earth to the Heavens above: the dead body of the little Swallow, and the broken lead heart. Although the Happy Prince left the column for good, a small child had recovered, a playwright had written his play, and the little match girl had not gone home empty handed. It is almost as if it were Christmas.”More
Jo Nesbø-Péter Kárpáti
Doctor Proctor, or the Attack of the Moon Chameleons
Jo Nesbø is better known by adults for his brilliant Scandinavian crime stories. Children know him as the author of the popular doctor Proktor novels. In Nesbø’s children books he talks about friendship, steadfastness, courage, self-esteem, woven into fun and adventures that are almost impossible.More