• 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.
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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.

March 14, 2018

Romanian project wins International Ibsen Scholarships 2014

On the International Ibsen Scholarships: The International Ibsen Scholarships was initiated by the Norwegian Government in 2007.  The total amount under the Scholarship program is NOK […]
March 14, 2018

Future is Feminine – New Voices in Romanian Theater in New York

The Romanian Cultural Institute in New York (RCINY) presents: Future is Feminine – New Voices in Romanian Theater Ibsen Incorporated, directed by Catinca Drăgănescu & Me. A Dollhouse, directed […]
January 17, 2019

Sir Ian McKellen returns to the International Festival

Ian McKellen On Stage will play at Edinburgh’s Assembly Hall from 22-25 August 2019, recalling seminal moments from his life and career. Sir Ian will share anecdotes and perform extracts from his best-loved roles, from Tolkien’s Gandalf to the many Shakespearean characters he made his own.

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