The Great Time
by Cristian Luchian
Direction, Video design: Cristian Luchian
Music backgroud: Silent Strike
Nai interpreter: Tyrrell
The ‘Great Time’ exhibition and performance feature an eclectic overview of Romanian insights, traditions and performativity.
The Great Time collection show cases a range of themes and symbols rooted in the Romanian ancient civilization: Cucuteni.
The concept of Great Time, coming from the Romanian philosopher Mircea Eliade, is explored through a multitude of mediums and perspectives. In Luchian’s vision, Cucuteni culture represents the beginnings of our Great Time.
Photographers and invisible clowns
by Val Butnaru
Direction, Scenography: Cristian Luchian
A powerful political play about losing identity and hope, a critical investigation of modern Moldova, where in 2005 communists gave hands with unionists to form an unprecedented political conjunction. The sad clown –a ridiculous resistance –hopes to save his precious Circus with the weapons of sensibility, memory and arts.
How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients
By Matei Visniec
Direction: Mona Marian
A black humour ridiculous utopia resilient in one of the most famous Visniec’s play.
Several weeks before Stalin’s death, a writer is “commissioned” to explore trough “art and literature” the communist utopia by writing it for mental patients. His first confusing presentation would emerge in a surprising and heroic radiology of communism.
A powerful story about ideology, passion and twisted minds.
by Anca Doczi and Cristian Luchian
Direction, Scenography and Video Design: Cristian Luchian
Script: AnKaDo (alias Anca Doczi)
Original music: Tyrell
Songs: Monooka (alias Monica Madas)
Bored to be a child, Tim hopes to grow up in a second. His only activity is the waiting to grow up and he is very busy…waiting.
But Miss Clock would take him to Timeland where he would learn the values of time and the danger of wasting it.
He would visit the Factory of Hours where the doses of time are being portioned or he would enter in the Mirror of Time to see his father working.
The Girl –„A deserter woman” by Anca Doczi, directed by Simina Zan, Studio Euphorion, National Theatre Cluj Napoca
Geo –„ Electric Angel” by Radu Macrinici, directed by Razvan Muresan, Studio Euphorion, National Theatre Cluj Napoca
Gloria –„Waxing West” by Saviana Stanescu, directed by Marcy Arlin and Cristian Nedea, Imposible Theatre and National Theatre Cluj Napoca
Woman in the chorus –„Alcesta” by Euripides, directed by Mihai Maniutiu, National Theatre Cluj Napoca
Grandma and Hunter -“Little Red Riding Hood”, directed by Mona Marian, Puck Puppet Theatre
A comedian –„Pulcinella and the Devil’s Donkey ”, writen and directed by Gaspare Nasuto, Puck Puppet Theatre;
Rattelmann –„The Musicians of Bremen”, by Grimm Brothers, directed by Traian Savinescu, Puck Puppet Theatre;
Hansel –„Hansel and Gretel” by Grimm Brothers, directed by Varga Ibolya, Puck Puppet Theatre;
Different partsand „helps” in the children plays of Puck Puppet Theatre