National Theatre, Budapest, Hungary
Director: Attila Vidnyánszky
2 hours 20 minutes, without breaks.
Revolt, liberty, love. Love which is both liberating and deadly, giving wings and breaking, destroying. Psyché, a work of extraordinary exorbitance, is about this. It is the repository of all of the inscrutable secrets of poet Sándor Weöres, whose lewd yet modest eroticism is as captivating as his profound understanding of human beings.
The production, which was created in the National Theatre, leads the audience into this poetic world. In the summer of 2015, the budding class of actors studying with Attila Vidnyánszky at the University of Kaposvár presented the open-air version of the production, which was a great success, at the Gyula Castle Theatre.
From amidst temptations and apparitions that are both material and spiritual, of the body and of the soul, real and imagined young people speak in very personal voices, in the ephemeralness of the feeling of both proximity and distance. One of the distinctive qualities of the production lies in the fact that every female character is Psyché, not just one, since Psyché is part of every woman, either dozing or ready to break out and rebel in search of liberty and love.
We recommend the production for people 18 years of age and older.
Színészek/Actors: Ács Eszter, Berettyán Nándor, Berettyán Sándor, Fülöp Tamás, Kovács András, Katona Kinga, Barta Ágnes, Nagy Johanna, Krausz Gergő, Mikecz Estilla, Bordás Roland, Roehnelt Zsuzsanna, Kránicz Richárd, Stefánszky István, Vas Judit Gigi
Díszlet- és jelmeztervező/Set- and costume designer: Olekszandr Bilozub/Oleksandr Bilozub
Ügyelő/ stage mistress: Kabai Márta, Géczy István
Judit Gigi Vas