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Dragica the Witch 3+

Metka Damjan, Aja Kobe and Svetlana Patafta based on motifs from the picture book by Marijana Jelić / Co-producer Theatre Puna kuća, Zagreb

Here was once upon a time ... the sea. It has shrunk into a river and next to the river a city has grown. In the city, just like today, people were thinking and doing many interesting things. And what was Dragica doing, that she was accused of being a witch?

Dragica is a great herbalists and healer. She picks herbs and makes teas, syrups, drops and other healing concoctions out of them. Nettle, chamomile, dandelion, mint, lavender, sage, thyme, plantain and elder are among the most common. In the Middle Ages, when our story takes place, people generally did not understand the power of herbs and herbalist were unjustly accused of witchcraft. Now we use herbs on daily basis for healing or as spices without being accused of witchcraft.


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Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah </em>
Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah</em>
Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah</em>
Dragica the Witch <em>Photo: Boštjan Lah</em>

Crew and cast

Directress Svetlana Patafta

Performer Vesna Vončina / Aja Kobe

Visual designer Marijana Jelić

Composer Klemen Bračko

Authors of songs Ana Đokić and Zoran Pongrašić

Translator and author of the adaptation Aja Kobe

Speech advisor Metka Damjan

Puppet and stage technologists Noriyuki and Kaori Sawa

Costume designer Mojca Bernjak

Puppet and props designers and puppet technologists Darka Erdelji, Primož Mihevc and Mojca Bernjak

Set designers Lucijan Jošt and Branko Caserman

Lighting designer Miljenko Knezoci

Sound designer Mitja Pastirk

Premiere — 26. August 2016

On tour abroad

5. November 2017
Rijeka, Croatia

4. April 2017
Klagenfurt, Austria

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