Two productions of the German State Theatre Timisoara
(GSTT) from 2015/2016 season have been
included in the official selection of the 2016 National Theatre Festival (FNT),
which will take place between the 21st and 30th of October 2016 in Bucharest.
The official selection was announced by critic Marina Constantinescu, the artistic director of the festival, through a live press conference on the 4th of July 2016 from the Theatre Union headquorters in Romania. Thus, the stagings „The Fuchsiad” after Urmuz, a theatrical installation imagined by Helmut Stürmer, assisted by Silviu Purcărete and „The Little Prince” , after Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, directed by Peter Kerek are part of the official selection of the FNT.
The National Theatre Festival, at its 26th edition in 2016, is the most representative manifestation of what national theatrical creativity is about.
Scenographer Helmut Stürmer, assisted by director Silviu Purcărete, brings an homage to writer Urmuz and his era with his staging of „The Fuchsiad”, an era of utmost importance to contemporary art and literature. The sondtrack of the show is composed by Vasile Șirli, the stage design is by Helmut Stürmer and the costumes by Corina Grămoșteanu și Helmut Stürmer. The video projections are the creation of scenographer Andu Dumitrescu and the masks are by Ilona Varga-Járó. The choreography is signed by Florin Fieroiu. In its numerous cast most of the actors of the GSTT cam be found, as well as guest actors, amongst which four actresses from the Hungarian State Theater „Csiky Gergely” in Timisoara.
The direction of the show „The Little Prince” is signed by Peter Kerek, and the scenography by Iuliana Vîlsan. The music is the creation of composer Vivi Stoleriu, and the dramaturgy belongs to Patricia Pandek. The cast features all the actors of GSTT. Director Peter Kerek brings this story to life in a staging filled with fantasy and emotional imagery, almost wordless, without altering the profound poetic character of the occurrences mentioned. A show for children and adults that have not forgotten what it’s like to be a child.
Andreea Andrei - Press Secretary
Gabriela Schinderman - Secretary