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by Luigi Pirandello
translated to Romanian by Alice Georgescu

director: Tudor Lucanu
set design: Tudor Lucanu
costumes: Zsófia Gábor
music: Radu Dogaru
lighting designer: Jenel Moldovan

The Father: Dan Chiorean
The Mother: Irina Wintze
The Stepdaughter: Alexandra Tarce
The Son: Cosmin Stănilă
The Boy: Radu Dogaru
Madame Pace: Angelica Nicoară
The Manager-Director: Matei Rotaru
Leading Lady: Sânziana Tarța
Leading Man: Cătălin Herlo
Second Lady: Ramona Dumitrean
L'ingénue: Diana Buluga
Juvenile Lead: Miron Maxim
The Stage Manager: Ruslan Bârlea
Prompter, Manager's Secretary: Adriana Băilescu
Property Man: Petre Băcioiu

stage manager: Ioan Negrea
lighting technicians: Mădălina Mânzat, Ionuț Maier
sound technician: Vasile Crăciun
prompter: Irina Barbir

Six Characters in Search of an Author is part of the "theatre-in-the-theatre" trilogy, alongside Each in His Own Way (1924) and Tonight We Improvise (1929). It is a testimony to the revolutionary character of Pirandello's theatre. Bringing up themes such as the multiplicity of identity, the impossibility of communication, and the tension between reality and fiction, the play dissolves theatrical conventions and exposes the limits of realism. When it was first performed at the Valle Theatre in Rome, in May 1921, Six Characters in Search of an Author caused confusion and scandal. Exactly one century later, we invite you to join our team in discovering how Pirandello's seminal work resonates with today's world. How does this search look like? What about Pirandello's musings on the function of the character and the relationship between life and art in the context of theatre's contemporary problems? Let the actors, the director, and their living doubles guide you, and take part in a live dissection of the intimate mechanisms of theatrical art. 

Opening date: 5 iunie 2021

Main stage
1h 40 min.