The Prince of the Sea and the Prince of the Earth
The puppet-theatre performance 'The Prince of the Sea and the Prince of the Earth' created especially for the programme of Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019 is inspired by the traditional Japanese Bunraku theatre, based on the famous story of the two brothers whose love for the Dragon Princess of the Ocean gave birth to the first Japanese emperor – a classic Japanese legend for love, trust, the given word and meaning of life.
Premiere on 21 April 2019
The performance ‘The Prince of the Sea and the Prince of the Earth’ (premiere on 21 April 2019 on the stage of the State Puppet Theatre Plovdiv) is created by some of the most established Bulgarian theatre artists in collaboration with two Japanese artists: a puppet maker-master and a choreographer. Director will be Elena Panayotova, set design – Yuliana Voikova Naiman.