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FEST(IN) on the Boulevard International Theater Festival

Fourth  Edition

Bucharest, 10 – 22 October 2016

 Dedicated to all those who have helped us come back home,

at 20 Magheru Blvd.

 

FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

 

Monday, 10 October, 4:30 p.m.

Nottara Theater, the Foyer of Horia Lovinescu Hall

The Opening of the Theater Photography Exhibition

From the stage to the exhibition hall

Project coordinator: Daniela Ioana Grigorescu                   

                                                                                                                EXHIBITIONS Section                                                                                                                                      

 

Monday, 10 October, 6- 6:15 p.m.

Nottara Theater, the Foyer of Horia Lovinescu Hall

His Royal Highness Teofil Vâlcu by Ştefan Oprea (a revised and updated edition)

Introduced by: Florica Ichim, editor-in-chief of Theater, Today Magazine,

and president of Camil Petrescu Cultural Foundation

THEATER BOOK LAUNCH Section

 

Monday, 10 October, 6:15 p.m.

Teatrul Nottara, Sala Horia Lovinescu

Notenkraker or…The Fifth Season by Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann

Directed by: Mihai Ṭărnă; Set Design: Adrian Suruceanu; Costumes: Lilia Ixari

Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by The Latin Race Theater, Chiinău, The Republic of Moldova (Special Guest)

 

 COMEDY BOULEVARD Section

 

Tuesday, 11 October, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Balassi Hungarian Institute

Unexpected Visit by Szabolcs Hajdú, directed by: Alexandru Mâzgăreanu

Contemporary Hungarian Dramaturgy in Focus

Project coordinators: Mihai Lungeanu and  Alex Mâzgăreanu, directors

In partnership with the Balassi Hungarian Institute

Free admission, limited seating.

PUBLIC READINGS Section

 

 

Tuesday, 11 October, 6- 6:15 p.m.

Nottara Theater, the Foyer of Horia Lovinescu Hall

Liviu Ciulei, Home and Abroad, anthology edited by  Florica Ichim and Anca Mocanu (two volumes)

Introduced by: Florica Ichim, editor-in-chief of Theater, Today Magazine,

and president of Camil Petrescu Cultural Foundation

THEATER BOOK LAUNCH Section

 

Tuesday, 11 October, 6:15 p.m.

Nottara Theater, Horia Lovinescu Hall

Tango, Monsieur? by Aldo LoCastro, Directed by: Anca Maria Colțeanu, Set Design: Ioana Pashca

Running Time: 2 hours (no intermission)

Produced by Nottara Theater, Bucharest

COMEDY BOULEVARD Section

 

Tuesday, 11 October, 9 p.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

DADAnoNON, Script by: Ilinca Stihi, based on texts by Tristan Tzara, Antonin Artaud, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin; Directed by: Ilinca Stihi; Set Design: Imelda Manu;

Video Concept: Vlad Ioachimescu; Music and Sound Design: Tom Brânduṣ

Running Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by Nottara Theater, Bucharest (with the support of RCI)

FEST(IN) PREMIERES Section

 

Wednesday, 12 October, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Balassi Hungarian Institute

The Esteem Valley by Balázs Szálinger, directed by: Adela Biţică

Contemporary Hungarian Dramaturgy in Focus

Project coordinators: Mihai Lungeanu and  Alex Mâzgăreanu, directors

In partnership with the Balassi Hungarian Institute

Free admission, limited seating.

PUBLIC READINGS Section

 

Wednesday, 12 October, 6 p.m.- 6:15 p.m.

Nottara Theater, the Foyer of Horia Lovinescu Hall

Contemporary Czech Dramaturgy, selected and translated by Veronica Miclea and Dan Mircea Duţă

Introduced by: Florica Ichim, editor-in-chief of Theater, Today Magazine,

and president of Camil Petrescu Cultural Foundation

THEATER BOOK LAUNCH Section

 

Wednesday, 12 October, 6 p.m.

Nottara Theater, Horia Lovinescu Hall

The Opening of the Competitive Section

The Critics Jury presentation

 

Wednesday, 12 October, 6:15 p.m.

Nottara Theater, Horia Lovinescu Hall

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds by Paul Zindel

Directed by: Mariana Cămărăṣan; Set Design: Valentin Turturică

Running Time: 2 hours (no intermission)

Produced by Metropolis Theater, Bucharest

COMPETITIVE Section (I) FAMILY CRISES

 

Wednesday, 12 October, 8:30 p.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

In memoriam: Emil Hossu, Ștefan Radof, George Alexandru, Corneliu-Dan Borcia

IN MEMORIAM Section

A project conceived and developed by: Marinela Ṭepuṣ, theater critic

                                                                                                                                                      

Wednesday, 12 October, 9:15 p.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

The Celebration by Thomas Vinterberg and Mogens Rukov,

Directed by: Vlad Massaci; Set Design: Ṣtefan Caragiu

Running Time: 1 hour and 40 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by Nottara Theater, Bucharest

IN MEMORIAM Section

A project conceived and developed by: Marinela Ṭepuṣ, theater critic

 

Wednesday, 12 October, 9 p.m.

ăndărică Theater, Grand Hall

I, Oblio, by Nona Ciobanu, inspired by Harry Nilsson’s The Point, with verses by Gellu Naum and Ana Blandiana; Directed by: Nona Ciobanu; Set Design and Video Animation: Peter Košir

Running Time: 1 hour (no intermission)

Produced by ăndărică Theater, Bucharest

COMEDY BOULEVARD Section

 

Thursday, 13 October, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Balassi Hungarian Institute

The She-Snake or You’ll Come Back on the Path of My Dreams by Csaba Kiss,

directed by: Mihai Lungeanu

Contemporary Hungarian Dramaturgy in Focus

Project coordinators: Mihai Lungeanu and  Alex Mâzgăreanu, directors

In partnership with the Balassi Hungarian Institute

Free admission, limited seating.

PUBLIC READINGS Section

 

Thursday, 13 October, 6:15 p.m.

Nottara Theater, Horia Lovinescu Hall

Alcohol, based on poems by Ion Mureṣan, a musical signed by Mihai Măniuṭiu and Ada Milea; Set Design: Adrian Damian; original music: Ada Milea; Choreography: Vava Ṣtefănescu; Light Design: Cristian Şimon

Running Time: 1hour and 10 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by Nottara Theater, Bucharest

FEST(IN) PREMIERES Section

 

 

 

Thursday, 13 October, 9 p.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

Winter by Jon Fosse, Directed by: Mihai Măniuṭiu; Set Design: Adrian Damian; Choreography: Andreea Gavriliu; Original music: Mihai Dobre, Light Design: Cristian Şimon and Andrei Florea

Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes approximately (no intermission)

Produced by Nottara Theater, Bucharest

FEST(IN) PREMIERES Section

 

Friday, 14 October, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Ambassador Hotel 

Family Crises

Moderator: Sanda Vian, theater critic, TV producer

COLLOQUIA Section

     a project conceived and coordinated by: Marinela Ṭepuṣ, theater critic

 

Friday, 14 October, 7:30 p.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

Collateral Effects, by Alex Popa, Directed by: Vlad Zamfirescu; Set Design: Bogdan Spătaru

Running Time: 2 hours and 40 minutes (with intermission)

Produced by Nottara Theater, Bucharest

FEST(IN) PREMIERES Section

 

Saturday, 15 October, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Ambassador Hotel 

Freelancers vs Public Theater?

Moderators: Prof. Mircea Morariu, theater critic, and Bogdan Budeṣ, translator and director

COLLOQUIA Section a project conceived and coordinated by: Marinela Ṭepuṣ, theater critic  

 

Saturday, 15 October, 4 p.m.

Front Side and Foyer of Nottara Theater

FestiWedding with… Surprises, Scripted & Directed by: Mihai Lungeanu; Set Design: Victor Diaconu; Costumes: Luana Drăgoiescu; Cast: we, the Nottara people, dressed in brides and bridegrooms, and everybody around us at that time, as wedding guests.

STREET EVENTS Section

                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                     

Saturday, 15 October, 5:45 p.m.

Nottara Theater, the Foyer of Horia Lovinescu Hall

The Opening of the Theater Photography Exhibition

Dedicated to the 3rd edition of the festival

Photographers: Maria Ştefănescu and Sorin Radu

EXHIBITIONS Section

 

Saturday, 15 October, 6 p.m.

Nottara Theater, Horia Lovinescu Hall

An Artist Family by Kado Kostzer and Alfredo Arias, Directed by: Alexander Hausvater;

Set Design: Carmencita Brojboiu; Costumes: Stela Verebceanu; Music: Tibor Cári; Choreography: Vica Bucun; Assistant Director: Adela Biṭică; Light design: Lucian Moga

Running Time: 2 hours (no intermission)

Produced by Nottara Theater, Bucharest

COMPETITIVE Section (I) FAMILY CRISES

 

 

 

Saturday, 15 October, 9 p.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

A Ticket to Happiness (Prah) by Spiró György, Directed by: Diana Lupescu; Set Design: Luana Drăgoiescu

Running Time: 1 hour and 25 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by Sică Alexandrescu Theater, Brașov

COMPETITIVE Section (I) FAMILY CRISES

 

Sunday, 16 October, 6 p.m.

Nottara Theater, Horia Lovinescu Hall

The Murder of Gonzago by Nedialko Iordanov, Adapted and directed by: Ion Sapdaru;

Set Design: Mihai Pastramagiu; Costumes: Alina Dincă Pușcașu

Running Time: 2 hours and 10 minutes (with intermission)

Produced by the State Theater Constana

COMEDY BOULEVARD Section

 

Sunday, 16 October, 6 p.m.

Odeon Theater, Studio Hall

Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies

Directed by: Vladimir Anton; Set Design: Tudor Prodan

Running Time: 1 hour and 50 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by Odeon Theater, Bucharest

COMPETITIVE Section (I) FAMILY CRISES

 

Sunday, 16 October, 9 p.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

Death and Reincarnation into a Cowboy by: Rodrigo Garcia; Directed by: Andrei Măjeri; Set Design: Andrei Măjeri; Music coordination: Katalin G. Incze

Running Time: 1 hour and 5 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by the National Theater, Cluj-Napoca

COMPETITIVE Section (I) FAMILY CRISES

 

Monday, 17 October, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

Nottara Theater, CafeNott

IATC.RO Meetings Section: second edition

Moderator: Oltița Cîntec, theater critic, president of the International Association of Theater Critics –Romania (IATC.RO)

IATC.RO MEETINGS Section - Romanian edition

 

Monday, 17 October, 6 and 8 p.m.

Odeon Theater, Studio Hall

Book with the Green Cat, a volume coordonated by Oltița Cîntec

Introduced by: Oltiţa Cîntec, theater critic, president of the International Association of Theater Critics –Romania (IATC.RO)

THEATER BOOK LAUNCH Section

 

Monday, 17 October, 6 and 8 p.m.

Odeon Theater, Studio Hall

The Green Cat  by Elise Wilk, Directed by: Bobi Pricop; Set Design: Irina Moscu

Running Time: 1 hour (no intermission)

Produced by Luceafărul Children and Youth Theater, Iași

COMPETITIVE Section (I) FAMILY CRISES

 

Monday, 17 October, 9 p.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

Phantom Pains by Vasili Sigarev, Directed by: Bogdan Budeṣ; Set design: Bogdan Budeṣ

Running Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by the Art Theater, Bucharest

COMPETITIVE Section (I) FAMILY CRISES

 

Monday, 17 October, 9 p.m.

Odeon Theater, Grand Hall

Hotel PM, Script and Choreography: Andrea Gavriliu; Directed by: Andrea Gavriliu; Set Design: Andreea Săndulescu; Music: Mihai Dobre, Alex Pop; Video Concept: Daniel Păun

Running Time: 1 hour (no intermission)

Produced by the German State Theater, Timioara

COMEDY BOULEVARD Section

 

Tuesday, 18 October, 8 p.m.

Nottara Theater, the Foyer of George Constantin Hall

The Young Theatre Artist. Recent Romanian Histories

Introduced by: Oltiţa Cîntec, theater critic, president of the International Association of Theater Critics –Romania (IATC.RO)

THEATER BOOK LAUNCH Section

 

Tuesday, 18 October, 6 p.m.

Odeon Theater, Grand Hall

The Lourcine Street Affair by Eugėne Labiche; Directed by: Alexandru Mâzgareanu;

Set Design: Romulus Boicu ; Costumes: Alexandra Mâzgăreanu

Running Time: 1 hour and 40 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by the Classical Theater Ioan Slavici,  Arad

COMEDY BOULEVARD Section

 

Tuesday, 18 October, 6 p.m.

Nottara Theater, Horia Lovinescu Hall

Othello, after William Shakespeare; Directed by: Suren Shahverdyan; Set Design: Mc Ranin, Raluca Frățiloiu

Running Time: 2 hours (with intermission)

Produced by Tony Bulandra Theater, Târgovite

COMPETITIVE Section (I) FAMILY CRISES

 

Tuesday, 18 October, 8:15 p.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

In memoriam: Emil Hossu

Running Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes (no intermission)

IN MEMORIAM Section

A project conceived and developed by: Marinela Ṭepuṣ, theater critic

 

Tuesday, 18 October, 9 p.m.

Odeon Theater, Studio Hall

Jacques and His Master by Milan Kundera, Directed by: Cristi Juncu; Costumes: Cristina Milea

Running Time: 2 hours (with intermission)

Produced by Maria Filotti Theater, Brăila

COMEDY BOULEVARD Section

 

 

Wednesday, 19 October, 6 p.m.

Nottara Theater, Horia Lovinescu Hall

Pericles by William Shakespeare; Adapted and Directed by: Nikita Milivojević

Costumes: Jelena Stokuća

Running Time: 1 hour and 45 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by Šabac Theater (The Republic of Serbia)

Romanian supertitles

COMPETITIVE Section (II) NETA

 

Wednesday, 19 October, 9 p.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

Against Progress by Esteve Soler, Directed by: Bobi Pricop; Set Design: Rodica Ṣtirbu

Running Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by Bulandra Theater, Bucharest

COMPETITIVE Section (I) FAMILY CRISES

                                                                                                                                                     

Thurday, 20 October, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Nottara Theater, CaféNott

How Expensive Is It to Live Normally?

20 years later: Nottara Theater, freed from the burden of the red circle sign

Moderator: Marinela Țepuș, theater critic

Free admission, limited seating

 COLLOQUIA Section- a project conceived and coordinated by: Marinela Ṭepuṣ, theater critic

 

 

Thursday, 20 October, 6 p.m.

Odeon Theater, Grand Hall

The Cherry Orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov; Directed by: Gábor Tompa; Set Design: Carmencita Brojboiu; Music: Davor Herga, Soundtrack: Gábor Tompa; Choreography: Cleopatra Purice

Running Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes (with intermission)

Produced by the Slovene National Theater, Maribor (Slovenia)

Romanian supertitles

COMPETITIVE Section (I) FAMILY CRISES

 

Thursday, 20 October, 9 p.m.

Odeon Theater, Studio Hall

King Ubu by Alfred Jarry; Directed by: Samo M. Strelec; Set Design: Samo M. Strelec

Running Time: 1 hour and 35 minutes (with a 5 minute intermission)

Produced by Virovitica Theater, Virovitica (Republic of Croatia)

Romanian supertitles

COMPETITIVE Section (II) NETA

 

Thursday, 20 October, 8 p.m.

Nottara Theater, the Foyer of George Constantin Hall

STAROPRAMEN Czech Evening, with a book launch

                    SPECIAL EVENT

 

Thursday, 20 October, 9 p.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

Cabaret Shakespeare, all naked by Vladislav Kracík and Jiří Trnka, Directed by: Jiří Trnka; Set Design: Jan C. Löbl

Running Time: 2 hours and 35 minutes (with intermission)

Produced by Tramtaria Theater, Olomouc (The Czech Republic)

Romanian supertitles

COMPETITIVE Section (I) FAMILY CRISES

                                                                                                                                                   

Friday, 21 October, 6 p.m.

Nottara Theater, Horia Lovinescu Hall

A Very Simple Story by Marina Lado

Directed by: Ljupcho Gyorgievski; Set Design: Luana Drăgoiescu

Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by Nottara Theater, Bucharest   

English supertitles

COMPETITIVE Section (II) NETA

 

Friday, 21 October, 8 p.m.

Odeon Theater, Grand Hall

The Bones That Come Late by Teki Dervishi

Directed by: Martin Kočovski; Set Design: Youliana Voykova - Najman

Running Time: 1 hour and 5 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by the National Theater of Kosovo, Pristina, (Republic of Kosovo)

Romanian supertitles

COMPETITIVE Section (II) NETA

 

 

Friday, 21 October, 9 p.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

Home, a show by Nona Ciobanu and Francisco Alfonsin, with texts by Ana Blandiana, Horia Lovinescu, F.M. Dostoievski and Alexandru Repan; Scripted & Directed by: Nona Ciobanu and Francisco Alfonsin; Set Design: Peter Košir, Nona Ciobanu

Running Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by Nottara and ăndărică Theaters, Bucharest

FEST(IN) PREMIERES Section

 

Friday, 21 October, 9:30 p.m.

ăndărică Theater, Grand Hall

Nora by Henrik Ibsen

Directed by: Nik Upper; Set Design: Niko Gorșici; Costumes: Maria Dimanova

Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by the Drama and Puppet Theater Vratsa (Bulgaria)

Romanian supertitles

COMPETITIVE Section (II) NETA

 

Saturday, 22 October, 11 a.m.

Nottara Theater, George Constantin Hall

Homea show by Nona Ciobanu and Francisco Alfonsin, with texts by Ana Blandiana, Horia Lovinescu, F.M. Dostoievski and Alexandru Repan; Scripted & Directed by: Nona Ciobanu and Francisco Alfonsin; Set Design: Peter Košir, Nona Ciobanu

Running Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by Nottara and ăndărică Theaters, Bucharest

FEST(IN) PREMIERES Section

 

 

Artistic personalities of Nottara Theater will be celebrated throughout the festival.

THE STAR NEXT TO YOU Section

 

 

 

THE GALA NIGHT

Saturday, 22 October, 5 p.m

Cotroceni Palace and Museum

Nottara Theater and Guests Visit Cotroceni Palace

 

Saturday, 22 October, 7 p.m

Cotroceni Palace, Festivities Hall

Award Ceremony

 

 

Saturday, 22 October, 7:30 p.m

Cotroceni Palace, Festivities Hall

Three Nights with Madox by Matei Vișniec, Directed by: Mihai Lungeanu; Set Desig: Luana Drăgoiescu;  The production was selected in NTF.

Running Time: 1 hour and 40 minutes (no intermission)

Produced by Nottara Theater, Bucharest (with the support of UNATC I. L. Caragiale)

English supertitles

FEST(IN) PREMIERES Section

 

We have carefully planned every detail. But, in the unlikely event of minor changes, we hope this will not diminish your pleasure of joining us. 

 

 

Our partner theaters are: Odeon and ăndărică

Gala performance host: Cotroceni Palace

Readings Section host: Balassi Hungarian Institute

Colloquia Section host: Ambassador Hotel

 

Special thanks for their generous support to the City Hall and the General Council of Bucharest. If it had not been for them, this event would not have taken place.

Our special thanks also go to Mrs. Dorina Lazăr, General Manager of Odeon Theater, and Mr. Călin Mocanu, General Manager of Ţăndărică Theater. If it had not been for them, we would not have been able to present a few productions in the Festival.

Our sincere gratitude for their support to Mr. Klaus Iohannis, President of Romania and to the Presidential Administration, especially Mr. Sergiu Nistor, counselor to the President, to Balassi Hungarian Institute, especially Director Kósa András László, and the Ambassador Hotel                                                                      

                                                            

   Marinela Țepuș,  Nottara Theatre Manager,

                                Director of the International Theater Festival FEST(IN) on the Boulevard