Proud Budžes achieved immediate success with its premiere in 2002, performed by only three identical actors. The Czech Theater Brno will now present its English premiere, which you must see. Image credit: Czech Theater.
Brno – January 16 (BD) – Do you remember when you were young and you started to understand the world of adults, but some things still confuse you? Graffiti. The real identity of the person who brought you Christmas presents. lyrics. reproduction. When you fall asleep, whisper the words of your parents.
Irina Duskova’s novel proud bodies It was an immediate intervention, because he managed to capture this universal part of adolescence and begin to interpret the world of adults, sometimes to do it right – sometimes to be ridiculously wrong. Even the title of the book [in English, B Proudew] It comes from a misunderstanding. The game, which takes place in the early 1970s against the background of “normalization”, offers those interested in Czech history the scene of the time through the eyes of a young girl living.
Only three actors have brought the funny, sweet-sour story of eight-year-old Helena Soková and her friends and family to the stage since 2002, with one portraying Helena and the other two portraying all the other roles. The play was staged by these three actors in sold-out theaters almost 20 years ago. No other theater ensemble has played it professionally.
The Czech Theater is a multicultural amateur community theater. Although the performances are amateurish, they are a show of dedication and talent, and the annual Brňáci know that they should get tickets on time, almost every performance is sold out in advance.
The aim of Czech theater is to make Czech plays accessible to non-native speakers of the Czech language. Anne Johnson, the founder of Czech theater, explained one: “We adapted the play based on an excellent translation of Melvin Clark’s novel. It will be the first time that the play will be performed on stage in English and it will be the first time that Czech audiences will see another actor in the roles. It’s a really big step forward for us and I hope that people will enjoy the great work that our actors did with making the Czech theater accessible to a wider audience. “
The Czech Theater usually plays in a more intimate music laboratory, but this time it will be performed in CoLabs, Kounicova 22. The stage is larger so that more people can watch without feeling overcrowded. Shows on January 29 and 30 and February 5 and 6. Tickets are available at smsticket.cz.
[The Czech version will be playing at Polivka Theater on January 31; it’s already sold out]
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