Manicka´s first play was Hurvínek´s Spring Revue which was premiered in April 1930 (since April 30, 1930 it has been performed under the name Shotgun Revue). The first actor to perform the role of Manicka was Anna Kreuzmannová. After trying several designs, the figure of Manicka designed by Zdenek Jurena proved to be best and has been used until the present.
Please, note that each marionette is an original piece of art and it may slightly differ from the pictures above. For example the clothes or the hair colour may be different, depending on the availability of the materials.