konfrontacje teatralne

konfrontacje teatralne

A Stalemate Lasts but a Moment

The performance, based on a novel by little known in Russia Icchokas Kieras, presents the Lipmans, a family living in a ghetto.

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Life is Grand

Drinking vodka and beer between classes, empty, dull conversations, shouting, talking back to each other, little arguments seem to be their only entertainment.

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The Cherry Orchard

Kolyada’s “The Cherry Orchard” does not resemble traditional adaptations of Chekhov’s play.

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Hamlet

It’s hard to call Kolyada’s “Hamlet” a faithful adaptation of Shakespeare’s play.

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Paranoids and Beekeepers

In its form the performance is close to documentary theatre, it shows modern Polish reality by presenting two contradictory narrations. One is aggressive, broadcasted by noisy media, national and patriotic, implying our identity should be built on the foundations of history. The other one is happening somewhere out of the limelight, it doesn’t get through […]

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IN_BETWEEN

kr39 is a combination of experimental music and traditional singing

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Inductions

The starting point for creating a new choreography by Tomasz Bazan was the Greek term hesychia, which refers to purification, spiritual stillness, silence and consequently to cutting off one’s senses from the outer world.

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Macbeth

“Macbeth” directed by Leszek Mądzik is the second adaptation of this famous play by William Shakespeare in the history of Lublin theatre.

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Knut Hamsun’s Hunger

The protagonist of this performance is the still controversial figure of Knut Hamsun, a Norwegian writer, a respected Noble laureate, who expressed his support for the Nazis during World War II.

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The Last Such Father

To write the play, under the original title known us “Our Father”, Artur Pałyga was inspired by Franz Kafka’s Letter to his Father. It talks about the crisis of fatherhood built on the strong and stern authority of a father, which is being replaced by a partner, stress-free relationship. In the performance directed by Łukasz […]

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The Art of Swimming

“The Art of Swimming” is a performance close to conceptual dance. It was constructed mostly from the experiences gathered during happenings which took place in July 2009.

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Requiem

The performance was inspired by Stanisław Wyspiański, but it’s not his artistic work what matters here. Passini focuses rather on the private moments in his biography

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Go into the Night, Margot

Theatre adaptation of Michał Wiśniewski’s “Margot”, a novel nominated for 2009 Nike Award (Polish Literary Award), directed by Witold Mazurkiewicz

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(A)pollonia

Krzysztof Warlikowski’s new project takes on the problem of sacrifice and self-sacrifice. It asks questions about the sense of sacrifice, the mechanisms of legitimizing suffering, the limits of love, self-sacrifice and cruelty.

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Our class

“Our Class”, a play by Tedeusz Słobodzianek has already been presented at the Konfrontacje Teatralne Festival. Two years ago a play reading of “Our Class” was enthusiastically applauded by the festival audience.

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The Tailor of Inverness

The performance tells a story of a boy who grew up on a farm in Galicia (Eastern Poland, now Western Ukraine) and after a life full of twists and turns he became a tailor in Inverness. The story he tells us, however, is not the only story that life had written for him.

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Transition

music: Tomasz Stańko  with : Marta Ciereszko, Jarosław Figura, Cezary Grabowski, Karol Grabiec, Grzegorz Jędrek, Weronika Nowakowska, Rafał Rutkowski, Adam Szczepanek, Piotr Włodarczyk  duration: 30 min The performance touches the problem of time which discreetly takes us away in every phase of our lives. It talks about the bliss of youth and vitality, when we […]

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