National Stary Teatr, Krakow
Written and Directed by Krystian Lupa
|Venue||OReilly Theatre, Belvedere|
Dramaturgy Iga Gańczarczyk and Magda Stojowska.
Cast Piotr Skiba, Zbigniew W. Kaleta, Krzysztof Zawadzki, Adam Nawojczyk, Iwona Bielska, Sandra Korzeniak, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Urszula Kiebzak, Piotrek Polak, Katarzyna Warnke, Bogdan Brzyski, Joanna Drozda, Małgorzata Zawadzka, Tomasz Wygoda, Łukasz Hołuj And Rafał Libner.
A major showcase of contemporary Polish work
The Festival is delighted to welcome to Dublin for the first time one of Europe’s theatrical giants Kristyan Lupa, with his monumental award-winning production, Factory 2. This epic creation revolves around the bohemian glamour of the notorious Andy Warhol Project and his legendary loft in Manhattan's 47th Street.
Blending Warhol's own video works with improvisation and performance, Warhol and his entourage’s exploits are meticulously re-imagined from a period of utopia to a stark present day reality. Featuring the staggeringly talented actors of Krakow's famous Stary Teatr, arguably Poland's leading ensemble, this durational piece of total theatre is a profound mediation on the very process of making art.
With Factory 2 - winner of the illustrious Europe Theatre Prize - the Festival is proud to present one of the most astonishing pieces of theatre Dublin may ever experience.
Performed in Polish with English surtitles.
Contains nudity, scenes of a sexual nature and strong language.
In association with the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute.
Breakdown of performance:
Part 1 2hrs 30mins
First interval 1hr
Part II 1hr 30mins
Second interval 20mins
Part III 2hrs (approx.)
TALKING THEATRE: Krystian Lupa in conversation with Peter Crawley. Oct 7, 6pm. Project Arts Centre.