Lively, music-infused concert-staging of Maše Kolanović’s popular novel Sloboština Barbie about growing up in Croatia at Zagreb’s KunstTeatar
Patrik Lazić’s nuanced and moving autobiographical play about a young gay man seeking his parents’ acceptance
Hervin Çuli’s underpowered and underwhelming production of Chekhov’s masterpiece at the National Theater of Albania.
Selma Spahić directs Tanja Šljivar’s complex play about teenage sexuality inspired by real-life events
Olga Dimitrijević and Maja Pelević’s witty and insightful show diagnoses inequalities and a culture of self-exploitation in the Serbian theatre scene
The first production of a play by UK writer Simon Stephens to be staged in Croatia, subtly if unadventurously directed by Janusz Kica
Oliver Frljic directs an artistically underwhelming production of Brecht’s play Mother Courage and Her Children with an all-female cast at the Maxim Gorki Theatre.
Nikita Milivojević directs a typically beautiful staging of Shakespeare’s play of power and ambition at Belgrade Drama Theatre
Slovenian director Žiga Divjak’s new performance explores the role that capitalism has played in creating the climate crises
Katie Mitchell directs Chris Bush’s multiversal play about the choices we make and the impact they have on the environment, presented as part of the 56th BITEF