William Shakespeare

Titus Andronicus

    Zagreb Youth Theatre, Croatia

    Director Igor Vuk Torbica
    Dramaturg Katarina Pejović
    Set Designer Branko Hojnik
    Costume Designer Doris Kristić
    Composers Alen Sinkauz and Nenad Sinkauz
    Stage Movement Consultant Blaženka Kovač Carić
    Lighting Designer Aleksandar Čavlek
    Sound Designer Miroslav Piškulić
    Assistant to Costume Designer Marta Žegura
    Assistant to Director Robin Mikulić
    Assistant to Dramaturg Dorotea Šušak
    Language Consultant Đurđa Škavić
    Stage Manager Milica Kostanić

    Titus Andronicus Sreten Mokrović
    Tamora Katarina Bistrović Darvaš
    Aaron Rakan Rushaidat
    Lavinia Mia Biondić
    Saturninus Petar Leventić
    Marcus Andronicus Adrian Pezdirc
    Demetrius Dado Ćosić
    Chiron Vedran Živolić
    Lucius Frano Mašković
    Alarbus, Mutius, Martius, Nurse Jasmin Telalović
    Clown Milivoj Beader
    Bassianus, Aemilius Robert Budak

    Titus Andronicus is considered one of the most controversially understood plays by William Shakespeare. The current Croatian staging, directed by Igor Vuk Torbica, a progressive director of the younger generation, is driven by a reflection on the current state of the world, characterized by a mixture of fear and lethargy, comfort and uncertainty, in which we are dazed by irresistible consumerism and numbed by the violence that the media is bombarding us on a daily basis. We, the children of the 21st century, are permeated by horror and blackness, but do we realize at all what this actually means? Do we really feel (with) the countless daily casualties of individual or mass violence? That is why we are staging Titus Andronicus, a drama about a major crisis of a leader, and about his absence; it is a testimony to a generation gap, the blindness of the ambitions of the older generation, who is (not only metaphorically, but also literally) devouring its children, about the young people who are losing their battle with the real world as a result of their own passivity and short-sightedness; and, perhaps even more importantly, as a polygon for the enquiry of the acutely present triviality of evil.

    »Sreten Mokrović plays Titus Andronicus in the current ZKM production, directed by Igor Vuk Torbica, in a thoroughly refreshing manner, but within a convincing, dare I say, a significantly original acting register.«
    Nataša Govedić, Novi list

    Slovenian and English surtitles
    Followed by a post-show talk at the Drama Forecourt. The talk will be hosted by Aljaž Jovanović and Dorian Šilec Petek.

    Opening night

    23 March 2018


    140 minutes

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