• Saviana Stănescu: “One could say that I am a 17-year old American playwright”
    A well-known poet and journalist, Saviana Stanescu left Romania for US thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship and she arrived in New York just before the 9/11 attacks which still play a role in her imaginary, alongside with Romanian revolution in 1989 and the ghosts of the past. Here is a conversation with her as a preview to a future common endeavor to take place this fall in Bucharest, Romania - The Revolution Project.
  • Open Call TESZT Euroregional Theatre Festival 2020
    TESZT 2020 will be organized during the last week of May. Applications can be submitted until the 22nd of December 2019 - tesztfestival2019@gmail.com. Our focus is: new theatre aesthetics, contemporary writers, alternative and new forms of performing arts and challenging subjects in this ever-changing world. The open call is aimed at performances from Eastern Europe and the Balkans, inviting institutions as well as independent projects.
Fabulamundi
July 16, 2018

I saw the most remarkable production of Hamlet I’ve ever seen and did not understand a word of it

by Sarah Kornfeld
Hamlet and Us was developed by Laboratorul de Arta, a collective within Bucharest of dancers, actors, singers and those new to the stage. The group was founded with the following mission: ". . . Human research is based on an authentic search from within and aims to express the human being in its truth and vulnerability."
March 14, 2018

The American tour of contemporary Romanian female artists

by Ana-Maria Bandean
Despite the fear that such controversial shows would not resonate with the American audiences/public, the project came “at the right moment and at the right place”, considering that the USA is now going through some social and political changes. This tour landed in the midst of some important events, right after the USA having their first black president in their history, just missed the opportunity to have their first female president elected, and, gosh, that was so close!
March 14, 2018

Ibsen Meets HERE. Now

by Simona Pop
Staying true to yourself, finding your own voice and even your own form of expression as an artist is a significant challenge. Those who succeed in doing so possess determination and verticality. Such is the case with director Carmen Lidia Vidu and her show Me. A Doll House, an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s play “A Doll’s House.” The performance is part of “Future is Feminine,” a project curated by Cristina Modreanu and presented in the SubletSeries at Here Arts Center in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood.

September 28, 2018

Coffeehouse Chronicles La MaMa: Andrei Șerban

The reason why Andrei Șerban had a long international career directing theater and opera all over the world, is due to the fact that Ellen Stewart had a dream about a young promising director from communist Romania and when she woke up she decided to try the impossible: she flew to Bucharest, and by speaking instant Romanian, she convinced the Ceausescu censors to give him a passport and a plane ticket to New York to work at La MaMa.
December 14, 2019

Open Call TESZT Euroregional Theatre Festival 2020

TESZT 2020 will be organized during the last week of May. Applications can be submitted until the 22nd of December 2019 - tesztfestival2019@gmail.com. Our focus is: new theatre aesthetics, contemporary writers, alternative and new forms of performing arts and challenging subjects in this ever-changing world. The open call is aimed at performances from Eastern Europe and the Balkans, inviting institutions as well as independent projects.
March 14, 2018

Isabelle Hupert and Jeremy Irons will be awarded Europe Theatre Prize in Rome

 From the 12th to the 17th of December, Rome will host the XVI edition of Theatre Prize and the XIV edition of the Europe Prize Theatrical […]

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