Black Light Theatre – Jiri Srnec

In 1959 Jiri Srnec, father of modern “black light theatre” and who named it such, presented his ensemble in its first performance in Vienna. However, it wasn’t until the Theatre Festival in Edinburgh in 1962 that it made its actual debut in a sold-out arena. The ensemble went on to enjoy international acclaim as it continued to perform in Europe as well as in America, Asia, Africa, and Australia. In 2011 Jiri Srnec was awarded Czechoslovakia’s highest state decoration from […]

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