Dancing with the Devil Myths & Legends of Playing cards.
Would you sell your mortal Soul to guarantee good fortune? Many have ‘Danced with the Devil … and lost!
– Cosy atmosphere in one of the best literary cafe in Prague
– Excellent drinks and cocktails
– Intimate setting and sensational stories of mystery
– Unique combination of violin music and storytelling
Mysterium Tours presents a very special evening of devilish entertainment. Throughout the centuries soothsayers have turned the cards to reveal the future while many more have chanced their hand at gambling to win and lose fortunes at the table. Order a beer, take a seat and relax in the flickering light of candles as our Master Storyteller, actor and writer StevenDark, accompanied by a ghostly violin takes you on a journey through some of the many myths and stories, folklore and superstitions of the Tarot and playing cards. Would you sell your mortal Soul to guarantee good fortune? Many have ‘Danced with the Devil … and lost!
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