The Warsaw premiere of the performance “Snow”, based on the novel by the Nobel laureate by Turkish author Orhan Pamuk, directed by Bartosz Szydłowski, will take place at STUDIO Teatrgaleria in Warsaw on October 28.
photo by Dawid Ścigalski
“It is a political and poetic story. A dystopian dream of a better life, breaking out of hell and the habit of addiction. The small provincial town of Kars is a mirror image of the Polish landscape. STUDIO Teatrgaleria website.
“Where can it be an activity, what is for us, who we are, what we dream about? If we are not in it, maybe we will be realized in poetry?” – added Szydłowski.
He recalled that “action Snowfall is happening in Turkey, but it may well be happening in Turkey or in Poland, where the rulers are trying to limit women’s rights, politics speaks with the voice of church dignitaries.
As emphasized on the website of the Warsaw theater, “Margaret Atwood recognized as a novel Snow Orhan Pamuk for one of the only findings of our sons, a Guardian wrote that it is a political thriller inspired by the works of Fyodor Dostoyevsky.Der Tagesspiegel he called the novel a reportage turned into a fairy tale, and also: a grotesque, cruel and devilish comic novel, a political farce in which man is never on the right side“- it was written.
“The poet, in search of information about his stay in the West, I return to the city of Kardzie. The child’s official code is.
As a reminder, “shortly after his arrival, a snowstorm breaks, which cuts Kars away from the rest of the world.” “Over the revolution. Each road caught up in the web of intrigues constructed by the military, nationalists, fanatics and terrorists, markets like a flake. .
“What can save him, a marker is poetry and love” – emphasized on the website of the theater.
The performance “Snow” directed by Bartosz Szydłowski is the first Polish adaptation of a novel by a Turkish writer.
Translation – Anna Polat. Adaptation and dramaturgy by Mateusz Pakuła, Choreography by Dominika, Knapik. Music – Dominik Strycharski. The set and costumes were designed by Małgorzata Szydłowska. Marcin Chlanda is responsible for the light direction, Maciej Szczęśniak and Przemysław Czepurko for the video. Film directed by Przemysław Fik. Cinematographer – Jacek Martini-Kielan.
Starring: Szymon Czacki (Poeta Ka), Anna Paruszyńska-Czacka (Ipek), Marta Zięba (Funda Eser), Juliusz Chrząstowski (Sunay Zaim), Andrzej Szeremeta / Krzysztof Zarzecki (Navy), Paweł Charyton (Necip / Fazil), Artur Święs (Director of the Education Center / Mr. Turgut), Daniel Dobosz (Chłopak / Demirkol), Dominik Stroka (Serdar / Presenter), Aleksandra Przybył (Kadife) and Jerzy Trela (in the video).
The performance was based on the book by Orhan Pamuk entitled “Śnieg” (replacement title “Kar”), published by Wydawnictwo Literackie in Krakow.
Premiere in Warsaw – October 28 at 19 on the Big Stage for them. Józef Szajna at STUDIO Teatrgaleria in Warsaw. Subsequent performances – October 29-30 this year.
The performance is a production of the Łaźnia Nowa Theater in co-production with the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theater, STUDIO Teatrgaleria in Warsaw and Teatr Śląski im. Stanisław Wyspiański in Katowice.