In their attempt to stage the Bible, the creative team led by director Jernej Lorenci took as their point of departure Biblical texts marked by their diversity. These include the Song of Songs, Ecclesiastes, or the Preacher, the Book of Ezekiel and the Book of Job. 3, 8, 12 and 13 May at 19.30 and 4 May at 17.00.
This staging is marked precisely by a view through the intimate. By setting the story in the intimacy of a living room or kitchen and stripping the protagonists of everything superfluous, Macbeth, with all its cruelty and paradoxes, presents a vivisection of today’s relationships and a spectacle of evil through the smallest cell of society. 4 May at 20.00
The first production of the adaptation of the novel Yugoslavia, My Country compares two images of the Balkans; one is embedded in a child’s memory, and the other is told from a mature, adult point of view. 5 and 6 May at 19.30.
The novel Angel of Oblivion with an intimate poetical language tells the story about the meaning of the Partisan movement in Carinthia in Austria. The author’s memory takes us on a journey through the landscapes and time. For their roles of She and Father in Angel of Oblivion Barbara Cerar and Janez Škof were awarded Borštnik Award in 2014. 5 and 6 May at 20.00.
The last performance in Slovenia. 21 May at 19.30.
The Main Stage in the more than hundred year-old Austro-Hungarian building has served exclusively for the staging of performances in the Slovenian language since 1919. At present, following numerous renovations, the auditorium which consists of the stalls, the circle, boxes, and the balcony can seat 436 visitors.
The Small Stage, after the renovation in 2013, still ensures safe and pleasant working conditions and an improved atmosphere for visitors. The attractive interior consists of 100 seats, a larger foyer, a new entrance, a new elevator enabling access for disabled people in wheelchairs, a new staircase, etc.
A three-pronged building, built in the Art Nouveau style of the Vienna Workshops, is located in the immediate neighbourhood of the Drama. Upon being built, it was considered to be one of the most modern buildings in Ljubljana; today the mysterious atmosphere of the theatre workshops reigns in the former warehouse for scenery prompts, inspiring exploration and the development of artistic ideas and concepts.
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