Qingyan Zhang Heiner Mueller: Hamletmachine, directed by Wang Chong. Théatre du Rêve Expérimental（薪传实验剧团）at the Bee Hive Theatre in Beijing. Shakespeare performances are beginning to resemble gymnastic competitions. Stage maestros seek to exhibit their creativity through their own adaptations in the
Maria Zărnescu The International Festival for Musical Performing Arts, in Bucharest, November 2010. In a world haunted by social anxieties, economic crises and global unrest, a festival that is exclamatively entitled Life Is Beautiful!appears like an act of mad courage.
Aglika Stefanova-Oltean Georg Büchner: Leonce and Lena, directed by Gábor Tompa at the Hungarian State Theatre in Cluj, Romania. Of the few performances of Leonce and Lena I have seen in my life, all of them treated Leonce and Lenaas
Mehrdad Rayani Makhsous  Zack, written by Harold Brighouse, directed by Greg Hersov, at the Royal Exchange, Manchester (UK) until 22 January 2011. The Christmas show at The Royal Exchange theatre is a comedy classic by Manchester playwright Harold Brighouse.
Matti Linnavuori Resumé La guerre qui a éclaté en août 2008 entre la Géorgie et la Russie se poursuit sur scène, avec divers degrés de vision artistique et de maturité. En témoigne la deuxième vitrine du théâtre géorgien, qui a
Soila Lehtonen Mr Vertigo. The Finnish National Theatre, 2010 (premiere 28 Oct), adaptation and direction: Kristian Smeds, Finnish translation of Paul Auster’s novel: Jukka Jääskeläinen, stage design: Kati Lukka, music: Verneri Pohjola, Aki Rissanen, Joonas Riippa, sound and video: Ville
Bangock Kim Killbeth, adapted and directed by Sun Woong Koh, at Theatre Mabangzen, Seoul. The title, Killbeth, is a pun on the phonetic resemblance of the name Macbeth in English to the approximate sounds Kallo Mac Beth in Korean, which
Jean-Pierre Han Summary The Fadjr International Theatre Festival, which takes place every year in Tehran, Iran, was presenting this year its 29th edition. It is the second consecutive year that the IATC sends three of its members to be part
Lasha Chkhartishvili Raspberry, adapted and directed by Levan Tsuladze at Marjanishvili Theatre in Tbilisi, Georgia. The production I am about to review is not played out on stage. Neither is it played out in theatre lobby, nor in the basement
Rob Baum Inxeba Lomphilisi – The Wound of a Healer, Conception and production: The Magnet Theatre, Directors:Mandla Mbothwe and Faniswa Yisa, Writers: Mandla Mbothwe, Fanisa Yisa and the cast, Choreographer: Ina Wichterich, Music Director: Nolufefe Mtshabe, Movement Director: Jennie Reznek, Designer: