This year’s Kosovo Theatre Showcase took place over an intense five day period between 2nd-7th November 2021.
A group of Kosovar, Serbian and American actors set out on a tour of the Balkans with a vibrant modern reworking of a Greek tragedy. Natasha Tripney joined them on the road.
Milo Rau artistic director of NT Gent, Julia Wissert, artistic director of Theater Dortmund, and theatre critic Simon Strauss discuss questions of representation.
How the government of Albania, under the Socialist Party’s rule, demolished the building of the National Theatre in the middle of the pandemic and a national lockdown.
Running from 7th-10th October, the fourth edition of Deutsches Theater’s Radar Ost festival featured work from Belarus, Ukraine and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Edona Kryeziu reports on this year’s programme.
The FemArt festival has been showcasing feminist performance and art in Kosovo for nine years. Fatlinda Daku talked to its founder and participants about why the festival was created and why it still matters.
The 61st edition of the MESS festival took place in Sarajevo from 1st-7th October, 2021. Mladen Bićanić reports on this year’s programme.
Covid-19 has created huge challenges for Serbian theatre, but the biggest problems are the already existing ones, amplified by the pandemic.