Archived: Kate Kapuralica


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44. Days of satire of Fadil Hadžić

The Fadil Hadžić Days of Satire Festival is an international festival of the Kerempuh Satirical Theater , held every year in June since 1976, with the aim of promoting quality performances of satirical and comedy prose and, above all, confronting the audience with burning problems of our everyday life through inevitable elements of humor and satire. thus ennobling not only the cultural life but also the social consciousness and personal growth of the individual. Fadil Hadžić Days of Satire every year remind us of the importance of humor and satire that make us more tolerant, connect us with others, teach us, allow us a different view of the world, sharpen our perception, but at the same time free us from all pressure and hatred. Encouraging the development of humor and satire is just one of the key features of this festival. Its second determinant is a lasting commitment to art, freedom of speech and the establishment of writers, with strong and resolute resistance to any form of censorship. Days of Satire have a significant contribution to the culture of the City of Zagreb because they bring the most prominent plays from Croatia and the region to the Zagreb audience, thus providing the audience with an insight into the very top of recent satirical theater production.

This year's Days of Satire for the first time in its history are held in a new term – from 12 to 26 September 2020, under adapted conditions to the "new normal time".

KATE KAPURALICA Duration: 80 minutes Marin Držić Theater, Dubrovnik Vlaho Stulli: Kate Kapuralica

Kate Kapuralica's comedy is a dramatic phenomenon of Croatian literary heritage written in 1800 at the time of the general disintegration of the social fabric of Dubrovnik by Vlaho Stulli, a citizen of Dubrovnik, a Francophile and a Jacobin, an official of the state medical service of the Republic. The text was rediscovered by Marko Fotez, who published it in Mogućnosti in 1964, and staged it in Split in 1966 under his own direction. The Dubrovnik audience has already seen Kata Kapuralica in the production of the Marin Držić City Theater, directed by Tomislav Radić, and later by Petar Veček. The choice of Ivica Kunčević for a new staging seems to be a logical choice in this anthological series.

The play by Kate Kapuralica is played on September 19, 2020. at 8 p.m. Buy a ticket HERE .

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