Moynihan, Artistic Director of the Smashing Times Film and Theatre group and one of the writers of ‘The Woman is Present: Women’s Stories of WWII’ tells TFN: “Masculinised memories of history are often the norm as the role of powerful women in history is hidden or denied. In all the stories selected for the performance, the women, each in their own way, stand up to the oppression they are experiencing.
Among others, the play features the extraordinary life of Polish resistance fighter Maria Eugenia Jasińska who after being tortured for a year by the Gestapo was sentenced to death by hanging for refusing to ‘name names’.
A monodrama about a Polish WWII hero titled "The Auschwitz Volunteer: Captain Witold Pilecki" won the Best Documentary Show award at the United Solo Theatre Festival in New York City on Sunday.
The Zar Theatre will be performing at the legendary Bouffes du Nord theatre in Paris.
On the anniversary of his birth 80 years ago today, TFN looks back at the extraordinary career of the internationally acclaimed playwright who passed away last year.
Acts at this year’s Edinburgh Festival include those by old-timers such as Biuro Podróży from Poznań which, in 1995, won the Fringe First and Critics’ Award
One of the greatest innovators of the modern theatre, Grotowski emerged from behind the Iron Curtain into the glare of international fame. He was born 85 years ago today.
In antiquity it may have been the Gods who took control of the hero’s mind, but in Korczakowska’s play it is the internet.
The Midrash Theatre says it combines 'the study of classical Jewish texts with their creative interpretation through theatre, music and art in a contemporary context.'
One of the most world-famous Polish contemporary playwrights would have been 88 today.