The contents of this year's edition of Czech Theatre includes a special section devotes to contemporary Czech playwriting, Czech directing and to regionals theatre. In her article on contemporary playwriting, Alena Zemančíková comments mostly on the plays produced in the last years on various Czech stages. Jana Machalická meditates on Czech directing and its generational trnasformations. Writing about Ost-ra-var Festival, Tatjana Lazorčáková introduces the best productions of Ostrava´s theatres; Jan Kerbr describes Klicpera Theatre in Hradec Králové and its artistic director, playwright and director David Drábek. The issue also presents some individual reviews of the last year´s remarkable productions of Czech drama, opera or puppet theatre.