Photo: Anna Chystiakova
On October 1, the international theatrical festival «Zolotyi Lev» (Golden Lion) started in Lviv, turning the city into a big theatrical scene.
17.00 – «Potlach» Theater (the village of Fara in Sabina, Italy) with the play «20 thousand leagues under the sea» by Jules Verne.
Duration: 1 hour
Location: Lesi Theater, st. Horodotska, 36
18.00 – Creative workshop «Theater in a basket» with the play «Two little ladies to the north» by Pierre Notte
Duration: 80 minutes
19.00 – Odesa Academic Ukrainian Music and Drama Theater named after Vasylko with the play «Dog’s Heart» based on the work of Bulgakov
Duration: 140 minutes
11.00 – Master class of dramatic art for young actors and students of the theatrical universities, provided by the «Potlach» Theatre (Fara in Sabina, Italy)
20.00 – Wojtka Kovalskiego Theatre (Czestochowa, Poland) with the play «Homo Sovieticus».
Duration: 50 minutes
14.00 – Theater «Theaturtle» (Toronto, Canada) with a video presentation of the play «Alphonse» by W. Mouawad.
Duration: 1 hour
15.00 – Meeting with Pino di Buduo (Fara in Sabina, Italy) – presentation of the international festival FLIPT (laboratory of the festival practices) and presentation of the play «Invisible Cities»
19.00 Tbilisi Avtandil Varsimashvili Free Theater (Tbilisi, Georgia) with the play «2030 – We have nothing to lose» by A. Varsimashvili
Duration: 2 hours
16.00 – Segane Theater (Tehran, Iran) with the play «Women of Auschwitz» by Ali Safari, staged by the author
Duration: 135 minutes
17.30 – The play «Viy. 2.0» by Mykola Gogol, staged by the third year students of Ivan Franko Lviv National University, Department of Theater Studies and Acting
Duration: 90 minutes
Location: st. Valova, 18, 1st floor
19.00 – Segane Theater (Tehran, Iran) with the play «Holodomor» staged by Rahi Haji Zeinal
Duration: 75 minutes
20.30 – Lviv Academic Theater «Voskresinnia» with the play «Pas de deux»
Location: square in front of the Opera House.
Here you can find the events that passed.
The beginnings of the festival «Zolotyi Lev» date back to 1989. It was the period of Perestroika in the Soviet Union, which particularly marked the easing of state control over the cultural sphere. As a result, new forms of theatrical initiatives – troupes, schools and concepts – started emerging in Ukraine.
«Zolotyi Lev» received its name in 1992 and was formed at that time as a full-fledged Ukrainian festival of the theatrical experiment.
Currently, the festival is a member of the European theatrical forum IETM and the association of international festivals IFEA.
Translated by Vitalii Holich
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