Pražská scéna / Prague Stage

Theatre literature publishing house

The Prague Stage publishing house offers earnest views on important cultural and art themes in particular theatre by the noted authors of the present days.

In the 1993, its activities began with the monography of the famous Czech theatre director Josef Krofta (in English, French and Czech) followed the volume of non conventional A-Z Prague Culture Guide (in English) and many other books on theatre theory, history, ensembles, theatre directors, stage design, art, typography, design, film, media (in series: Theatre Studies / Teatrologie; Theatre Directors / Režie; Czech Alternative, Underground and Fringe Theatre; Theatre and Art Movement Prague Five; The Bequest of Jan Grossman – a great Czech theatre director; series Ensembles, Comedy, Book Stage, etc.).

Over 100,000 volumes of Prague Stage publishing house have already been published – also in English language: Josef Krofta – The Tower of Babel, A–Z Prague Culture Guide, Czech Puppets, Jaroslav Malina – monography of great personality of Czech contemporary stage design and fine arts, Theatre DRAK / International Institute of Figurative Theatre, Opera Furore & Opera Mozart, Three Decades OISTAT, Czech Theatre Costume, Immersive Theatre and Media, etc., as well as in Japanese, German and French languages.

The person of the publisher of the Prague Stage, a small publishing company (one-man-press), connects the former success of the “Scéna” (Stage) bi-weekly which became cultural front’s significant opposition  platform before 1989. Jan Dvořák was an editor and editor-in-chief for many years in the “Scéna” editorial department.

The Prague Stage publishing house offers sophisticated analyses of current trends in theatre, from renowned contemporary Czech authors, and has issued more than 100 publications on theatre since 1993.


Pražská scéna / Prague Stage Publishing House –
PhDr. Jan Dvořák, Otěšínská 1450 / 28, CZ 153 00 Praha-Radotín, Czech Republic