Maja Kleczewska

Direction: Maja Kleczewska

Premiere: 19.11.2021

The Juliusz Słowacki Theatre in Krakow - The Grand Stage

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Tue 13 19:00
Wed 14 19:00
Thu 15 19:00
Fri 16 19:00
Sat 17 19:00
Sun 18 15:00
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A premiere on the 120th anniversary of the first performance of ‘Forefathers' Eve’ as staged by Stanisław Wyspiański.

‘Forefathers' Eve’ Anno Domini 2021 is a play about Poland. After 120 years, the Romantic drama returns to the Słowacki Theatre. Remembering the productions directed by Wyspiański, Dejmek, Swinarski, Grzegorzewski, we know that this arch-Polish drama is about our subconscious retrotopia, about the ‘undead’ past and its ‘undead’ demons.

A community of a bloody ritual and the conformist salon are the two faces of Poland, encountered by Wyspiański along with the spectres at the same wedding.