Nowy Teatr - repertoire: February 2018

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29 January 07:00 p.m.

It’s a scandal: The anatomy of a scandal vol. 2: “Disgrace” by J. M. Coetzee

A lecture by Dorota Semenowicz
The most popular novel of the South African Nobel prize winner J. M. Coetzee was a controversial topic in his homeland. The government accused him of racism. How did the discussions about the book evolve and is its controversial nature related only to South Africa? How does violence function in the text if the key scene is not described at all? What is violence according to the text? While thinking about the influence of the novel, we’ll compare it with pieces of performances which are based on it.

Free admission


31 January 07:00 p.m.

Theatre ideas for real: Who needs an actor? I.e.: co-creators

A lecture by Wojtek Ziemilski
Finally, once and for all, we’ll answer the fundamental question: why is the actor always the best? Additionally, we’ll take a look at various ideas to dispose him (the actor) of the irreplaceable status.

Free admission



30 January 05:00 p.m.

Nowy Teatr Young Orchestra

A meeting for the vocal and instrumental group of young music fans.

Age: 12–16
Registration: warsztaty@nowyteatr.org

Artistic director: Dagna Sadkowska
Host: Dagna Sadkowska, Lilianna Krych

An educational alternative for all those who dream of singing and playing an instrument, those who tried it once but gave up as well as those who want to start.

Tickets: PLN 20 / meeting


2 February 10:00 a.m.
3–4 February 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m.

Based on “Elementarz” by Marian Falski

The play introduces the youngest viewers to the fascinating world of speech and writing, familiarizing them with letters and words which serve as signposts.

The show is intended for children aged 1 to 5.

Director: Michał Zadara
Stage designer: Robert Rumas
Music: Jan Duszyński
Cast: Arkadiusz Brykalski / Sean Palmer, Joanna Drozda, Mateusz Łasowski, Barbara Wysocka.

Tickets: PLN 25/20


5 February 07:00 p.m.

How the theatre is no longer a theatre to remain a theatre.

Screening of performances and lectures by Piotr Gruszczyński: Angelica Liddell “Todo el cielo sobre la tierra”

Although she’s one of the most important theatre artists in Europe, Lidell’s still not very well-known in Poland. We want to learn not only the unique language of her works but also her explosive power. The subtitle of the performance is “Wendy syndrome”, which is a pathological fear of being left alone.
Performance with Polish subtitles.

Free admission


8 February 07:00 p.m. premiere
9-11 February 07:00 p.m.

The Symposium

The premiere of Krzysztof Garbaczewski’s play.
It deals with Eros and perhaps with love in some ways. Socrates came barefoot to a feast. It was actually his habit to walk barefoot on sand, when the human thought is still young and not contaminated with human demons. When he was sentenced to death, he didn’t change this habit, he didn’t wear shoes to go in exile. No, he calmly drank poison and walked barefoot on a stone floor. First, his feet became numb. Then, the numbness spread upwards to eventually turn the brain into a death thought. Maybe something was missed there? A chance to not think anymore.

Based on “The Symposium” by Plato
Translation and dramaturgy: Andrzej Serafin

Director, adaptation: Krzysztof Garbaczewski

Stage designer: Aleksandra Wasilkowska

Cast: Bartosz Bielenia, Magdalena Cielecka, Bartosz Gelner, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Wojciech Kalarus, Jaśmina Polak, Piotr Polak, Jacek Poniedziałek, Magdalena Popławska, Paweł Smagała

Costumes, choreography: Sławomir Blaszewski
Music: Jan Duszyński
Lighting design: Bartosz Nalazek
Video: Robert Mleczko
VR artists: Maciej Gniady, Marta Nawrot, Jagoda Wójtowicz

Performance for people above 18 of age.

Premiere – PLN 80 (regular) / PLN 60 (reduced)
Friday–Sunday – PLN 60 (regular) / PLN 40 (reduced)
Monday-Thursday – PLN 50 (regular) / PLN 30 (reduced)
Entrance ticket – PLN 20


12 February 07:00 p.m.

Malleus Maleficarum.Witches in world cinema: Leák
Director: H. Tjut Djalil
Thailand, 1981

Projections and lectures by Tomasz Kolankiewicz
Leák is a Balinese vampire, which consists of the head and intestines hanging from its neck. The biggest Indonesian exploitation film released on the international market. Exploitation films had low budgets and were largely inspired by Balinese stories and legends to create a scary and exotic atmosphere.

Free admission


15 February 07:00 p.m.
Read don't wait. Controversies about books. Series of meetings with Sylwia Chutnik: Nathan Hill “Niksy"
The revelation of recent months, an American novel about the generation of hippies and contemporary world.
Book discussion club. Host: Sylwia Chutnik
Free admission

16 February 07:00 p.m.
17-18 February 05:00 p.m.
The Trial
The second premiere of the performance directed by Krystian Lupa based on Franz Kafka’s novel.

Marcin Pempuś in the leading part as Franz K..

Director, adaptation, stage design, light design: Krystian Lupa
Costumes: Piotr Skiba
Music: Bogumił Misala
Video, collaboration on light design: Bartosz Nalazek
Animations: Kamil Polak


Marcin Pempuś, Andrzej Kłak, Bożena Baranowska, Anna Ilczuk, Michał Opaliński, Wojciech Ziemiański, Ewa Skibińska, Maciej Charyton, Adam Szczyszczaj, Małgorzata Gorol, Marta Zięba, Halina Rasiakówna, Piotr Skiba, Ewelina Żak, Dariusz Maj, Mikołaj Jodliński, Andrzej Szeremeta, Radosław Stępień / Łukasz Jóźków, Konrad Hetel


Main producer: Nowy Teatr

Producer: Studio teatrgaleria; Teatr Powszechny; TR Warszawa; Le Quai Centre Dramatique National Angers Pays de la Loire

Co-producers: Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Bruxelles; Printemps des Comédiens, Montpellier; Odéon Théâtre de l'Europe, Paris; Festival d’Automne à Paris; La Filature, Scène nationale – Mulhouse; Théâtre du Nord, Lille; La rose des vents - Scène nationale Lille Métropole Villeneuve-d'Ascq; HELLERAU - Europäisches Zentrum der Künste Dresden; Onassis Cultural Centre-Athens

Partner: Polski Theatre in the Underground

regular: PLN 100
reduced: PLN 70
entrance ticket: PLN 40

Duration: 6h / two intervals

Performances with English subtitles.
Performance for people above 18 of age.


17-18 February 2018 12:00 p.m.

Choreographing yourself. How to be real?

Registration: warsztaty@nowyteatr.org

Idea, host: Marta Ziółek
Collaboration: Maria Kozłowska, Anka Herbut

A workshop for professionals and amateurs: actors, performers, choreographers and all people interested in dance and movement.
During the workshop, you’ll work on your own solo:
A body which doesn’t lie – techno-body.
Performance, truth, authenticity.
Text as something physical.

Fees: PLN 100 / weekend PLN 300 / full package


 Find out more: www.nowyteatr.org

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