Archived: Lepurica (according to Pygmalion)


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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".

PERFORMANCE: LEPURICA (ACCORDING TO PIGMALION) Duration: 105 minutes Croatian National Theater Split George Bernard Shaw / Ana Prolić: Lepurica (according to Pygmalion)

The play Lepurica, based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, brings new and different, but on stage no less potent points of view – not only on the boards of the Split HNK but also in its socio-political context. Although they still thoroughly play with the issues of language and its role in today's society, the characters and situations of Pygmalion will be found within complex male-female, peripheral-central, teacher-student, immigrant-native relations, as well as those of children and parents, art and culture, politics and life, real and retouched images. Characters from this contemporary interpretation of Pygmalion rent the Split HNK stage for a birthday celebration, listen to the shamelessly impoverished language of public figures and mix local chard with that of the supermarket.

The play Lepurica plays 24.9.2020. at 8 p.m. Buy a ticket HERE .

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