Repertoire

The Puppet Theatre "Za bregom" (resembles the name of the capital city of Croatia – Zagreb; Engl. "Beyond the Hill") so far presented the following Puppet Plays:

1993. Velimir Chytil Magical Bells
1996. Marija Barbarić Fanuko A Gentle Day(dramatised by Zdenka Đerđ)
1997. Nevenka Videk Letter from Greentown (editing of the picture book by Zdenka Đerđ)
1998. Janja Brajdić and Teodora Vigato Who has the right?
1999. Janja Brajdić On the Medvednica Hill "81
2004. Nada Zidar Bogadi The Happy Cricket (dramatised by Zdenka Đerđ – turned into verses by Sanja Ivić)
2006. Moon's Stories* (after the motifs from The Picturebook without Pictures by H.Ch. Andersen, written by Zdenka Đerđ) 2009. Melita Rundek Eyes that Glow in the Dark* (dramatised by Zdenka Đerđ)


Repertoire of Fairytale Theatre:

2001. Mother's Story from Stribor's Forest* (a dramatisation of Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić's tale Stribor's Forest by Zdenka Đerđ)
2004. Palunko's Story (a dramatisation of Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić's tale Fisherman Palunko and His Wife by Zdenka Đerđ)
2008. Palunko's Story* (a dramatisation of Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić's tale Fisherman Palunko and His Wife by Zdenka Đerđ) a new production of the play first performed in 2004

* plays that were performed in the theatre season 2010/11


Puppet Plays

1993. Velimir Chytil Magical Bells

Roles:
Narrator, Mother Bunny Unna - Ines Ivanjko / Melita Inić
Father Bunny Unny - Tamara Magud
Bear dr. Eddy, Hound Dog Og, Hunter - Nenad Vukušić
Six Little Bunnies, children of Unny and Unna - Ines Ivanjko / Melita Inić, Tamara
Magud and Nenad Vukušić

Director, creator and realiser of puppets and scenery: Velimir Chytil
Assistant Director: Zdenka Đerđ
Composer: Igor Savin
Music Editor: Tamara Magud

The play is for children 3 to 10 years, and lasts for 35 minutes.

  This production was performed from January 1994 to February 1995 / 60 performances (8 000 spectators).

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1996. Marija Barbarić Fanuko A Gentle Day
(dramatised by Zdenka Đerđ)

Roles:
Dragonfly, Fish 1, Big Frogs, Bird 1 - Melita Inić / Ines Ivanjko
Wolf, Water Spiders, Bunny - Tamara Cipek / Hrvoje Zalar
Water Lily, Fish 2, Little Frog, Bird 2, Sun - Evgenia Popović

Direction and visual-scenic solutions: Zdenka Đerđ
Creation and realisation of puppets: Antun Crljen
Music: Krešimir Klemenčić
Stage Speech Advisor: Marija Kohn
Scenery: Josip Brljak, Ines Ivanjko and Zdenka Đerđ
Sound and Light: Josip Brljak

Organisation: Ines Ivanjko / Zdenka Đerđ
Stage Equipment Technician: Josip Brljak

The play is for children 6 to 11 years, and lasts for 35 minutes.

Premiere: 11 January 1996 at The kindergarten "Siget", Siget 12, Zagreb.

This production was performed from January 1996 to March 1997 / 60 performances (8 000 spectators).


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1997. Nevenka Videk Letter from Greentown (editing of the picture book by Zdenka Đerđ)

Roles:
Owl Gray, Fox Longtail, Mouse 1 - Tamara Cipek / Jasna Levanić
Mother Bear Brown, Frog, Mouse 2 - Melita Inić
Father Bear Brown, Bunny Shorttail - Ines Ivanjko
Little Bear Brown, Crab, Triton, Mouse 3 - Evgenia Popović

Direction and visual-scenic solutions: Zdenka Đerđ
Creation and realisation of puppets and scenery: Antun Crljen
Music: Krešimir Klemenčić
Music Assistant: Tamara Cipek
Stage Speech Advisor: Marija Kohn
Sound Engineer: Josip Brljak
Stage and Props: Josip Brljak, Ines Ivanjko, Tamara Cipek, Melita Inić and Zdenka Đerđ
Stage Equipment Technician: Josip Brljak
Organisation: Ines Ivanjko

Premiere: 19 March 1997 at The kindergarten "Siget", Siget 12, Zagreb.

The play is for children 5 to 10 years, and lasts for 40 minutes.

This production was performed from March to December 1997 / 33 performances (4 000 spectators).


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1998. Janja Brajdić and Teodora Vigato Who has the right?

Roles:
Narrator, Fastest Quicky Ennbenn, Gray Mouse Essema, Little Ennbenny - Ines Ivanjko
Kind Caterpillar, Nice Butterfly, Black Mole Cekatta, Little Gray Mouse Essy, Busy Bee Vepella - Evgenia Popović
Thin Snake Slimmy, Gray Mouse Essemo, Fastest Quicky Ennbenna - Sonja Papeš

Direction and visual-scenic solutions: Zdenka Đerđ
Creation and realisation of puppets: Antun Crljen
Music: Krešimir Klemenčić
Stage Speech Advisor: Marija Kohn
Sound Engineer: Josip Brljak
Stage Design: Josip Brljak and Zdenka Đerđ
Organisation: Ines Ivanjko / Zdenka Đerđ

Premiere: 25 June 1998 at The kindergarten "Siget", Siget 12, Zagreb.

The play is for children 6 to 11 years, and lasts for 35 minutes.

This production was performed from June 1998 to February 1999 / 26 performances(3500 spectators).


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1999. Janja Brajdić On the Medvednica Hill "81

Roles:
Owl Wisella, Fox Cunny: Sonja Papeš / Matilda Sorić
Mother Bear Honella, Frog Header: Antonija Stanišić / Vanda Šušnjar
Father Bear Honey, Crab Pinchy, Spider Weaver: Adam Končić
Little Bear Hon, Bunny Greeny: Valentina Mesarić

Direction and visual-scenic solutions: Zdenka Đerđ
Creation and realisation of puppets and scenery: Antun Crljen
Music: Krešimir Klemenčić
Stage Speech Advisor: Marija Kohn
Sound Engineer: Josip Brljak

Scenery Design: Antun Crljen, Josip Brljak and Zdenka Đerđ
Organisation: Zdenka Đerđ

Premiere: 27 March 1999 at 11:00 a.m., at the Croatian Natural History Museum, Demetrova 1, Zagreb.

The play is for children 5 to 11 years, and lasts for 35 minutes.
This production was performed from March 1999 to June 2000 / 60 performances (2000 spectators).


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 2004. Nada Zidar Bogadi The Happy Cricket
(dramatised by Zdenka Đerđ – turned into verses by Sanja Ivić)

Roles:

Narrator, Frog Ogg, Goldfinch Incha, Goldfinch Fincha, Cricket Icketta, Fox Oxa: Zrinka Antičević
Cricket Icket, Fox Oxo: Janko Rakoš / Kristina Krepela
Spider Ider, Goldfinch Incho: Anđelko Petric / Sven Jakir
Ants and Butterflies animated by all performers.

Director: Zdenka Đerđ
Creation and realisation of puppets: Antun Crljen
Music: Stjepan and Marko Matanović
Visual scenic solutions: Antun Crljen and Zdenka Đerđ

Scenery by Jadran film, Antun Crljen, Tomislav Šiško Vuković and Zdenka Đerđ
Sound Engineers: Davor Ankon Sr. & Jr.
Light: Damir Kruhak

Technicians: Davor Ankon Sr. & Jr.
Organisation: Stjepan Matanović and Zdenka Đerđ

Premiere: 27 September 2004 at 5:30 p.m., at Teatar ITD (semicircular hall), Savska cesta 25, Zagreb.

The play is for children 5 to 10 years, and lasts for 45 minutes.

This production was performed from September 2004 to November 2005 / 33 performances (4000 spectators).


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2006. Moon's Stories*
         (after the motifs from The Picturebook without Pictures by H.Ch. Andersen, written by Zdenka Đerđ)
         Includes the song On Stars by Marija Barbarić-Fanuko

Performers / background musicians: Zrinka Antičević (ZA) and Dino Škare (DŠ)

Characters/puppets by scenes/images:

1. scene: Painter (DŠ), Moon (ZA)
2. scene: Fish 1(ZA), Fish 2, Fish 3 (DŠ)
3. scene: Flock of Swans (ZA and DŠ), Swan (ZA)
4. scene: Painter, Big Star, Young Man (DŠ); Little Star, Young Woman (ZA)
5. scene: Painter, Coachman, Boy (DŠ); Girl, Cloud, Granny (ZA)
6. scene: Painter, Hippo, Lion, Monkey 1 (DŠ); Crocodile, Snake, Monkey 2 (ZA)
7. scene: Painter, Tom-Cat (DŠ); Cat, Doggy, Turtle, Woman (ZA)
8. scene: Painter (DŠ), Swan Couple (ZA)
9. scene: Mother Frog, Dragonfly (ZA); Father Frog, Little Frog (DŠ)
10. scene: Painter (DŠ)

Director: Zdenka Đerđ
Creation and realisation of puppets: Nikolina Manojlović Vračar
The puppets of Snake, Frogs (3) and Dragonfly created and realised by Antun Crljen
Music/background music by Boris Klarić
Costumes by Zrinka Nedeljković
Light designed by Dražen Dundović/Luka
Organisation: Zdenka Đerđ

Premiere: 9 November 2006 at 6:00 p.m., at the Zagreb Puppet Theatre (small hall), Ul. baruna Trenka 3, Zagreb.

The play is for children 3 to 8 years, and lasts for 45 minutes.

This production was performed from November 2006 to December 2008 / 54 performances (6600 spectators).


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2009. Melita Rundek
Eyes that Glow in the Dark
(dramatised by Zdenka Đerđ)

CHARACTERS-PUPPETS::

NARRATOR
CAT SIVKA (GRAY)
TOM-CAT BACH
CAT VILA (FAIRY)
KITTEN 1
KITTEN 2
DOG MAX
PEARL
SEA KING
KING’S SERVANT
TREASURE HUNTER
FISH 1
FISH 2
FISH 3
GOLDFISH
CRAB

Performers / background musicians: Ivana Rodin and Zoran Kelava or Dino Škare

Director: Zdenka Đerđ
Puppets and Scenery: Miljenko Sekulić
Music-background music: Boris Klarić
Organisation: Milka Jovetić-Tonković

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Premiere:
9 December 2009 at 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
International Centre for Cultural Services (small hall)
Ulica Božidara Magovca 17, Zagreb

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The play is for children 3 to 8 years, and lasts for 45 minutes.


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Fairytale Theatre


2001. Mother's Story from Stribor's Forest*
         (a dramatisation of Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić's tale Stribor's Forest by Zdenka Đerđ)

Performer: Marija Kohn

Director: Zdenka Đerđ
Set and Costume: Antun Crljen
Costume design: Vera Radonić

Premiere: 1 December 2001 at 12:00, at the Croatian Natural History Museum, Demetrova ulica 3, Zagreb.

The play is for children 7 to 11 years, and lasts for 45 minutes.

This production was performed from December 2001 to December 2007 / around 100 performances (10000 spectators).


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2004. Palunko's Story
(a dramatisation of Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić's tale Fisherman Palunko and His Wife by Zdenka Đerđ)

Performer: Pero Juričić

Director: Zdenka Đerđ
Visual-scenic solutions and realisation: Nikolina Manojlović Vračar
Music for double flute: Stjepan Matanović
Expert advice on music and creation of the instrument (double flute): Stjepan Večković

Premiere: 27 February 2004 at 5:30 p.m., at Zagreb City Public Library – Department for Children and Youth, Starčevićev trg 4, Zagreb.

The play is for children 7 to 11 years, and lasts for 45 minutes.

This production was performed from February 2004 December 2005 / 15 performances (2000 spectators).


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2008. Palunko's Story
(a dramatisation of Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić's tale Fisherman Palunko and His Wife by Zdenka Đerđ)
New production of the play first performed in 2004.

Performer: Hrvoje Zalar

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Director: Zdenka Đerđ
Visual-scenic solutions and realisation: Nikolina Manojlović Vračar

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Music assistant: Boris Klarić

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Premiere: 24 September 2008 at 1:00 p.m., at International Centre for Cultural Services (small hall), Ul. Božidara Magovca 17, Zagreb.

The play is for children 5 to 8 years, and lasts for 45 minutes.


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