VOICES FROM THE DARK

An afterword to the New York Hungary Live Festival
2018.12.11.

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. More

WHY AMERICA OF ALL PLACES?

A foreword to the New York Hungary Live Festival
2018.11.29.

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. More

TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE MOON

Imre Mózsik– Viktor Bodó: Operation Krakken / Átrium, Kultúrbrigád
2018.06.15.

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 More

GLOSTER, THE REPTILE

Shakespeare: Richard III. / Radnóti Miklós Theatre
2018.05.16.

His face is yellow beneath the high-gloss strap of the black crown. It’s almost phosphorescent. He is Richard the demon who knows what to think of a human being in order to corrupt him adequately. BY KATALIN GABNAI. More

THE MAGIC OF LIFE

György Dragomán: The Bone Fire / Staatsschauspiel Dresden and Vígszínház
2018.05.10.

One in three: György Dragomán’s novel, The Bone Fire was set on stage in four theatres of three countries as a result of a special co-operation. By KRISZTINA VAGDALT. More

AIMING THE GUTS

FC Bergman (BE): 300 el x 50 el x 30 el
2018.05.10.

It is true of all of the FC Bergman collective’s productions, but 300 el x 50 el x 30 el is perhaps the strongest case for it, that the performance works at the viewers’ guts while simultaneously firing off intellectual and emotional triggers. BY FANNI NÁNAY More

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BEST OF ESTERHÁZY

Péter Esterházy: Mercedes Benz / Tesla Teátrum
2018.04.16.

The new play of Péter Esterházy called Mercedes Benz premiered in Tesla Teátrum in a Reader’s Theater – apparently for a single special occasion. BY PÉTER POGRÁNYI. More

THE TABLES HAVE TURNED

Kornél Mundruczó– Proton Theater: Imitation of Life / Trafó
2017.11.27.

Imitation of Life is a documentarist gothic tale in the manner of Kornél Mundruczó. BY TAMÁS JÁSZAY. More