Ali Shams was stunned to find that plays by Polish writer Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, who he believes was one of the most influential theatrical figures of the 20th century, hadn’t been translated into Persian – so he decided to change that with three classics.
The footage shot between 1984 and 1990 shows avant grade master Kantor in both rehearsals as well as the final show itself and will be screened later this month at an event called “European: Tadeusz Kantor”.
Taking to the internet can help keep theatres alive and provide museums with an opportunity to reach out to new audiences.
The prize which goes to the most talented and up-and-coming actresses and actors includes among its recipients box office gems such as Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby, Mudbound), Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl, Tomb Raider) and Riz Ahmed (The Sisters Brothers, Rouge One).
The theatre will also provide wedding guests and entertainment as part of a performance based on Wyspiański’s ‘The Wedding’.
Teatr Lalka, Warsaw's oldest puppet theatre, claimed four awards during autumn theatre festivals in Serbia, announced Dominika Druch, a theatre representative, on Tuesday.
Jan Kobuszewski, an outstanding Polish theatre and film actor, comedian and director, died at the age of 85 in Warsaw on Saturday, PAP was told by the Kwadrat Theatre.
Polish actor and director Andrzej Seweryn received the insignia of the Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters from French Ambassador in Poland Pierre Levy, in Warsaw, on Tuesday.
More than 100 artists from over a dozen countries will meet in Kraków on July 2-7 for the 21st EtnoKraków/Rozstaje 2019 festival, billed as one of the most important festivals in Europe presenting traditional, folk, ethno and world music as well as dance and theatre.
For the stage adaptation to go ahead, the theatre had to receive permission from Middle-earth Enterprises, a division of the Saul Zaentz Company, which owns exclusive rights to the film, merchandising and theatre rights of “The Hobbit” and other works of the author J.R.R. Tolkien.