Famed Polish theater director stages new play at TR Warszawa
March 25, 2014
Grzegorz Jarzyna, photo by Kuba Dabrowski
Grzegorz Jarzyna, one of Poland’s best-known theater directors, has come up with a long-awaited stage adaptation of John Cassavetes’s script for the 1977 movie Opening Night.
Entitled Druga Kobieta (The Second Woman), the play will be staged at TR Warszawa, one of Poland’s most innovative theaters, starting April 12.
The new play is directed by Jarzyna, the artistic director of TR Warszawa. The original script has been adapted for the stage by Zofia Goł±bek.
Music for the new production has been composed by Jacek Grudzień, Piotr Domiński and Dominika Kotarba, while the sets have been designed by Chasper Bertschinger and costumes by Anna Nykowska.
The cast includes some of Poland’s finest theater actors: Roma G±siorowska, Maria Maj, Agnieszka Podsiadlik, Danuta Stenka, Danuta Szaflarska, Justyna Wasilewska, Jan Dravnel, Roman Gancarczyk, Rafał Maćkowiak, Dawid Ogrodnik, Lech Łotocki, Sebastian Pawlak and Adam Woronowicz.
Upcoming performances: April 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, opening night: 24 and 25.
TR Warszawa, 8 Marszałkowska St.
Tickets for performances before the opening night: 80 zł and 60 zł (discounted)