Verdict of 9th Divine Comedy International Theatre Festival
The Closing Ceremony
Thrilled, touched and moved…
FESTIVAL - DAY TWO
Festival has just started!
Polish elements in international shows
Forefathers The Fortress - debate with Paweł Passini
”Wyspiański Liberates” at the Divine Comedy Festival
Iranian actress joins the INFRNO jury board
PURGATORIO - Cracow's trail
Meet the jury - Yun-Cheol Kim
Meet The Jury - Alejandro Moreno
Meet the jury - Jason Danino-Holt
Opening Gala - "The Plastics" by Grzegorz Wiśniewski
In the search of divine volunteers!
Divine Premieres - The Whale The Globe
Press conference of the 9th Divine Comedy Festival - tickets on sale!
Poland has not yet perished — Divine Comedy Festival 2016
Gold Cross of Scene for Krystian Lupa and Heroes' Square
Have a divine New Year!
Divine ending with premiere
Day 10: We know the winners!
Day 9: at night the final of the Polish Competition!
Day eight: meet the divine jury
Day 7: divine emotions
Attractions of the day 6
Day 5: starting with Theatre Spirits
Day 4: Polish Competition Shows!
The third day of the festival!
Second day of the festival: two premieres!
Divine Reports from Onet.film
Divine Comedy is starting...
We've got the catalogues of this year's Divine Comedy festival
Divine volunteers - recruitment finished!
The Divine Exhibition is coming soon
We know the programme of this year's edition!
Divine programme of this edition coming soon
We know the programme of Purgatorio
We are searching for divine volunteers!
Request Concert enthusiastically received at the Prapremiere Festival
The first tickets for the Divine Comedy Festival coming soon!
Request Concert among the best productions
Request Concert shown in Finland
"Request concert" goes to Finland
Award given to 'Request Concert'
Man of the day - Krzysztof Dracz
Spicy theatre - story by Margarete AFFENZELLER,
Verdict of the 7th International Divine Comedy Festival
Divine questionnaire — Aśka Grochulska
Debate: Art and Politics: a Landscape of Mutual Misunderstanding?
Divine Questionnaire — Cezary Tomaszewski
Meet the jury!
The Peszek Toasts
Divine Questionnaire — Ewa Skibińska
Divine Questionnaire - Adam Szczyszczaj
Divine Questionnaire - Bogumił Misala
Divine Questionnaire - Łukasz Chotkowski
Tickets for each episodes of "The Curse..." now on sale
Divine tickets on tiketto
Divine questionnaire — Błażej Peszek
PARADISO: Young Laboratory
More tickets on sale
Hard Gat, Dead World
Danuta Stenka in Yana Ross' "Request Concert"
Tickets on sale!
When they come to burn your home
Official date of the 7th edition of festival!
Dantesque Scenes - "The Bat"
The second festival day
Here we go!
Eat, play, love
Eat a cake and have a cake
Sorrows of the tropics
The Fusion Theatre
Travelling with images
Who did kill Laura Palmer?
Children on the stage
Dada Horror Picture Show
The smallest theatre in Poland
"The Mission Fun Club"
"Sorrows of the tropics" photo session
INFERNO: Catherine the Great
First performance of INFERNO
The premiere of Divine Comedy and Łaźnia Nowa Theatre coproduction, Sorrows of the Tropics, directed by Paweł Świątek, took place yesterday. Those who managed to see the show, which was pretty packed, have to agree with the statement that Mateusz Pakuła’s text in a playful, ironic way deconstructs cultural stereotypes about exotic places and worlds. Great, energetic young actors who star in the performance: Małgorzata Gorol, Marek Hucz, Martyna Krzysztofik, Zuzanna Skolias, Łukasz Stawarczyk and Rafał Szumera, dressed up in unreal, absurd costumes designed by Julia Kornacka, impress the audience with the fast pace and technical skills with which they speak up the following lines. The stage characters take the viewers on a wild journey through the most iconic and common destinations like Thailand but at the same time, they mock trends that make us believe that “culturally distant means better”. Świątek and Pakuła reveal the colonial dominance of Europe, presenting myths around its economic and cultural superiority. They view USA and American life in the same way, treating them like ideological constructs that navigate common imaginary and the dynamics of our memory. The artists refer to the works by Claude Lévi-Strauss, but they also deploy popular culture iconography since the stage narration is made of Hollywood movie motifs, slapstick gags and more lyrical monologues that turn out to be nothing but another piece in this absurd game. Therefore, the travel they take us on, leads not only through real, physical spaces, but becomes an insane journey across metaphorical landscapes of modern civilization. Go and see it for yourselves!