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Kordian

author of the script and director: Jan Englert
set design: Barbara Hanicka
music: Stanisław Radwan

The Polish nation's tragic choice: to die heroically in the name of a noble idea or live a life "making shoes for dogs"?

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The Decalogue

Dates

02/12/2022 19:30
scena przy Wierzbowej

03/12/2022 19:30
scena przy Wierzbowej

04/12/2022 19:30
scena przy Wierzbowej

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The Decalogue

director: Wojciech Faruga
author of stage adaptation: Davit Gabunia
dramaturgy: Julia Holewińska
set, costumes and lighting design: Katarzyna Borkowska
music: Bartosz Dziadosz
choreography: Krystian Łysoń

An iconic work of Polish cinema, rethought thirty-five years after its creation.

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Summerfolk

Dates

03/12/2022 16:00
sala Bogusławskiego

04/12/2022 16:00
sala Bogusławskiego

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Summerfolk

director: Maciej Prus
set design: Jagna Janicka
costume design: Martyna Kander

The bitter ironic question about role of today's intelligentsia. Are they "a bunch of people without the ideals"?

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Picnic at Hanging Rock. A new play adapted from Joan Lindsay's novel

Dates

07/12/2022 19:00
sala Bogusławskiego

08/12/2022 19:00
sala Bogusławskiego

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Picnic at Hanging Rock. A new play adapted from Joan Lindsay's novel

director: Lena Frankiewicz
stage adaptation and dramaturgy: Małgorzata Anna Maciejewska
set, costume and lighting design: Katarzyna Borkowska

A new play adapted from Joan Lindsay's novel. The new theatrical version of the Australian prose classics.

On a hot, stormy day, Mrs Appleyard's boarding school residents go on a picnic near Hanging Rock. With the permission of a teacher, the girls go for a walk in the countryside. Only one of them returns.

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Snake Skin

Dates

07/12/2022 19:30
scena przy Wierzbowej

08/12/2022 19:30
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Snake Skin

director, set and lighting design: Artur Urbański
costume design: Magdalena Maciejewska


Artur Urbański directs his own play in which he draws from the Berlin episode of the life of Konrad Swinarski, a great Polish theatre director.

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The Misanthrope

Dates

10/12/2022 19:00
scena Studio

11/12/2022 19:00
scena Studio

13/12/2022 19:00
scena Studio

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The Misanthrope

director: Jan Englert 
set and costume design: Martyna Kander
music: Paweł Paprocki
lighting design: Karolina Gębska

Jan Englert stages a classic play by Molière. What is Alcest's misanthropy: an uncompromising commitment to the truth or a doomed uprising against social conventions? Can love cure misanthropy?

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How to Be Loved

Dates

10/12/2022 19:30
scena przy Wierzbowej

11/12/2022 16:00
scena przy Wierzbowej

13/12/2022 19:30
scena przy Wierzbowej

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How to Be Loved

director: Lena Frankiewicz
stage adaptation and dramaturgy: Małgorzata Anna Maciejewska
set and lighting design: Agata Swkarczyńska 


The performance about love and moral responsibility for another person as well as the mechanisms controlling human memory. The dramatisation of the story by Kazimierz Brandys.

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The Books oj Jacob

Dates

11/12/2022 19:00
sala Bogusławskiego

13/12/2022 19:00
sala Bogusławskiego

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The Books oj Jacob

direction, light design, video: Michał Zadara
stage adaptation: Barbara WysockaMichał Zadara
set design: Robert Rumas
costume design: Julia Kornacka
music: Justyna Skoczek, Michał Zadara

Staging the most important novel by Polish Nobel Prize winner Olga Tokarczuk. The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth – a country of many cultures and nationalities at the turn of the epochs. In it, we can also see a reflection of today's reality, with its threats and hope for a better project for the world.

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Recommended

Snake Skin

Snake Skin

Performance

Original Title: Skóra węża
Author: Artur Urbański
Director: Artur Urbański
Summerfolk

Summerfolk

Performance

Original Title: Дачники
Author: Maxim Gorky
Director: Maciej Prus
Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus

Performance

Original Title: Die Fledermaus
Composer: Johann Strauss 
Director: Michał Zadara
Musical director: Justyna Skoczek

  • Solidarity with Ukraine | Солідарні з Україною

    The ensemble of the National Theatre stands in solidarity with the Ukrainians who are fighting for the independence of their homeland.

  • THE MISANTHROP

    Jan Englert stages a classic play by Molière. What is Alcest's misanthropy: an uncompromising commitment to the truth or a doomed uprising against social conventions?


  • THE BOOKS OF JACOB

    Staging the most important novel by Polish Nobel Prize winner Olga Tokarczuk directed by Michał Zadara. 

  • THE DECALOGUE

    An iconic work of Polish cinema, rethought thirty-five years after its creation. Wojciech Faruga directs The Decalogue by Krzysztof Kieślowski and Krzysztof Piesiewicz. 


  • MARY STUART

    Grzegorz Wiśniewski returns to the classic drama about human passions interwoven in a ruthless machinery of history and intrigue.

  • MÜNCHHAUSEN FOR ADULTS

    Maciej Wojtyszko directs his own play about Baron von Münchhausen, a famous adventurer and swindler.


  • TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL

    Complicated love intrigues and music. Piotr Cieplak directs Twelfth Night, or What You Will, one of Shakespeare's most important comedies.


  • THE CASTLE

    A stage adaptation of the unfinished novel by one of the most important writers of the 20th century, Franz Kafka, directed by Paweł Miśkiewicz.


  • PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK

    The new theatrical version of the Australian prose classics directed by Lena Frankiewicz. In the role of Mrs Appleyard – Ewa Wiśniewska.


  • SNAKE SKIN

    Artur Urbański directs his own play which main character is Ruth Berlau, one of Bertolt Brecht's closest associates and life companions.


  • SNOW

    Staging of the Young Poland movement modernist drama by Stanisław Przybyszewski – Snow directed by Anna Gryszkówna.


  • THREE SISTERS

    One of the most important play in the world drama canon: Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov directed by Jan Englert.


  • AUTUMN SONATA

    A theatrical version of the famous film by Ingmar Bergman directed by Grzegorz Wiśniewski. Danuta Stenka as Charlotte.


  • MOTHER JOAN OF ANGELS

    How does evil arise that we do not understand?Mother Joan of Angles by Iwaszkiewicz directed by Wojciech Faruga. 


  • The National Theatre at Google Cultural Institute

    Virtual exhibition 250 Years of Teatr Narodowy (National Theatre of Poland) is available online at Google Cultural Institute.


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