A loose adaptation of the novel by Daniel Defoe, a play about the conflict between dreams and reality, about the journey from a fantasy world to real life and about the painful transformation from a child into an adult, who retains his childhood as an intangible powerful desire.

Written by and direction: Pavla Dombrovská
Puppets: Jana Francová, Eva Krásenská, Antonín Maloň
Music: Ondřej Kyas, Pavel Drábek

For children 5+ and adults
Duration: 60 minutes

Technical specification

  • Time for setting up 2 hours
  • Duration: 45 min.
  • Time for setting off: 1 hour minimum
  • Total darkness
  • Stage sized: 7x7x3 m
  • Electricity 400V/32A (230V/16A after consideration)

About performance

A story about the journey from childhood to adulthood. About unfulfilled desires that are soon painfully fulfilled. About a dream, the ocean and the strength to live. It is told by linden wood and its puppeteers, string, percussion and wind-activated instruments.