Raganiukes Theatre (The Little Witch Theatre) for children was founded in 1995 in the center of the Old Town in Vilnius. It's a relatively young theater, but it already has its admirers among kids and their parents.
The main hero of the theater is the kind Little Witch. Kids love her and her friends - fairy-tales characters from all over the world. Actors dressed like fairy-tales heroes often play with children before the beginning of performances and during intermissions. Theater maintains warm and friendly relationships with the audience and provides opportunity for the kids to be in touch with fairy-tales character and believe in miracles.
The repertoires of the Little Witch Theatre include performances for pre-school and primary-school-aged children from 3 to 10 years old. The productions are based on works of world-famous authors, such as Alexander Dumas, Alan Alexander Milne, George Sand, Astrid Lingdren, Antony Pogorelsky and others. Kids especially appreciate performances "The new adventures of Piff", "Karlson and the Little One", "Winnie-the-Pooh", "Three musketeers". The theater has the biggest repertoire in Lithuania dedicated to little children. In some performances acrobats and jugglers participate, which is especially interesting for the little spectators.
The seating hall holds 200 seats; the stage is equipped with theatrical illumination system, which allows producing amazing light effects during the shows. Some performances are specially produced so that the kids and their parents can participate in the action along with the actors ("Theater Box of Tricks", "Meadow of the Blue Clover"). They develop children's imagination, apprehension and creative skills.
The Little Witch Theater is a very cozy place, where talented people are inspired with idea to make all the children coming to the performances happy.
„The Little Witch Theater's“ aim is to show professional, high quality and different genres performaces for children under thirteen. There is few especially original performances- games which help to develope child's fantasy and imagination, open gates to magical theater's world as they involve children and their parents to the creation of the show proccess. What is more, theater attends many projects. Performances are created by directors and actors from Lithuania and foreign countries. „The Little Witch Theater“ is very appreciated by Lithuanian children. Children and their parents come to the theater from different places in Lithuania every weekend. Every day spent at „The Little Witch Theater“ is like a little adventure as the Little Witch and her friends, characters from world's fairytales, can be seen not just on the stage but also playing with children in the foyer of the theater. Simple day becomes a miracle because of communication between the audience and the characters.
Address: S.Stanevičiaus g. 24, Vilnius