When someone speaks about US and Hungarian theatrical relationships, you cannot miss his name. Philip Arnoult, head of the Center for International Theatre Development (CITD) says that he spent his whole life in different spaces waiting for something to happen. And it was worth doing it. AN INTERVIEW BY TAMÁS JÁSZAY.
As I have already alluded: From New York very little is seen of the theatrical world of Europe, let alone Hungary. The first production of the Hungary Live Festival wished to change just that. BY TAMÁS JÁSZAY.
At 4 a.m. Sunday CET the first Hungarian theatrical festival, the Hungary Live Festival was launched with the concert of the Szakértők band. Five days os lectures, concerts, workshops and professional discussions. BY TAMÁS JÁSZAY.
Good news: Viktor Bodó is back! First of all geographically, as this is his first show at home since the premier of the Diary of a Madman a year and a half ago. And second, aesthetically speaking: the performance evokes the glorious plays of his early career while saturated from start to finish with experience gathered since. BY TAMÁS JÁSZAY
Radu Afrim: Retro bird hits the block and falls on the hot asphalt / National Theatre Târgu-Mureş Tompa Miklós Company
In the past everything was better, everything was better in the past. This is at least is certainly revealed in the gigantic venture of Radu Afrim in Marosvásárhely (Târgu Mureș). REVIEW BY TAMÁS JÁSZAY.
REQUIEM FOR AN ESCAPE ARTIST
Diary of a Madman / Orlai Production Office – FÜGE Production – József Katona Theatre – MASZK Association
There is order within the head of Poprishchin. Things begin to change when this order starts interacting with the chaos of the outside world. REVIEW BY TAMÁS JÁSZAY.
Imitation of Life is a documentarist gothic tale in the manner of Kornél Mundruczó. BY TAMÁS JÁSZAY.