National Theatre chief Burian to remain in post until 2025

The current director of Prague’s National Theatre, Jan Burian, is to get a contract extension that will keep him in the post until 2025. The minister of culture, Antonín Staněk, announced that Mr. Burian would remain in the post for a second term at the launch of the National Theatre’s new season on Monday.

Mr. Staněk said that the institution had made positive progress in the last five years, both in artistic terms and in carrying out strategic projects. Mr. Burian’s current contract runs out in 12 months’ time.

Author: Ian Willoughby