Robert Cohen is an acting professor, director, theatre critic, translator and playwright, deeply preoccupied with the practical training in Acting. He published numerous volumes, essays and articles concerning the actor's psycho-physical training. He founded the Theatre Department at California Irvine (UCI), where he conducts his work with the students. At the end of the 80's, he managed to bring Jerzy Grotowski to UCI, creating, together with him, the "Objective Drama Program". At UCI, Cohen directed over seventy theatre productions. In 2006, he created his own theatre company "The UCI Field Station at the Hayworth Theatre" in Los Angeles. Robert Cohen visited Romania in 2006 and 2007 and was invited to the International Meetings in Cluj East-West, in 2012. At Casa Cărții de Știință Publishing House in Cluj, in 2012, four of his volumes were published: Moebius Strip, Machiavelli: The Art of Terror, More Power to You and Acting Power.
At Cluj-Napoca National Theatre, the director Răzvan Mureșan also staged two other plays by the American playwright: Machiavelli: The Art of Terror in 2011 and Moebius Strip in 2013. This is his third encounter with a Robert Cohen text, Bzzap, translated by Eugen Wohl. It's the story of a successful man, an adult and a child at the same time, with two secretaries, one of whom is also his mistress, with a frustrated and shopaholic wife, and undergoing psychiatric treatment for his phantasms. In a word, the story of a modern/contemporary man. The action takes place in a multifunctional space - an office, a hotel room, a space towards the other side that invades this side, all against an obsessive musical background - created by the director and by the actor Radu Lărgeanu.
25 lei, 20 lei;
10 lei - discounts for pupils, students, pensioners.
Attention! The production contains strong light effects (stroboscope), that can affect you neurologically.