The Trap Door Theatre in Chicago will present the acclaimed staging of Matei Visniec’s play, directed by Radu Alexandru Nica, in the presence of the author, in the frame of the PERFORMYTH - Tenth National Symposium of Theater in Academe.
The symposium takes place at the Washington and Lee University, being an initiative of Domnica Radulescu, Professor of Romance Languages, Chair, Women’s and Gender Studies, Founding Director. The focus of this year’s edition is "Recreations of Myths-War, Violence, Sexuality. Theater and Performance in Times of Crisis and Violence."
The Romanian contributions to the conference include both lectures and performative acts, as follows:
> Naturalized Woman, by Domnica Radulescu Dramatic Reading by Trap Door Theater, Chicago.
> "Moral Violence in Totalitarian Regimes as Expressed in the Theater of Matei Visniec"- Matei Visniec, playwright, France, Romania - lecture, dramatic readings of plays; extracts performed by Paten Hughes, New York and Domnica Radulescu.
> Wake Up - a dream of... With Adina Ursu and Diana Rosca, Babes Bolyai University. Created and directed by Diana Cozma
> Amelia Breathes Deeply, by Alina Nelega; with Diana Turtureanu, Satu Mare National Theater, Romania
[Image: Trap Door Theatre staging of "Horses at the Window", credit Michal Janicki]