In Serbia, theatre critics have expressed their support for the acting community following attacks by the government.
Nataša Radulović, elegantly fuses Pushkin’s play, Mozart and Salieri with Thomas Bernhard’s The Loser in an exploration of genius and the pursuit of perfection.
Jernej Lorenci directs a minimalistic, philosophical show based on fragments from a number of Dostoyevsky’s novels at the Serbian National Theatre, Novi Sad.
Bojan Djordjev directs an exuberant production of Italian actor and writer Ascanio Celestini’s satirical text Address to the Nation.
Aleksandar Popovski’s directs a cinematic staging of Dejan Dukovski’s black comedy Western with shades of Tarantino at the Serbian National Theatre, Novi Sad.
Theatre director and activist Andrej Nosov is the co-founder of cultural organisation Heartefact Fund. He talks to Nick Awde about cultural co-operation, political loneliness and the continuity of memory.
Tamara Kučinović directs a moving and resonant anti-war play for family audiences at the Children’s Theatre, Subotica
The selection for the 68th Sterijino pozorje, the festival of Serbian drama, will feature Irena Popović Dragović’s opera Children.
Miloš Lolić directs a seductive production of Slobodan Obradović’s comedy inspired by the life of Anna Nicole Smith.
Composer Irena Popović Dragović on her new opera Children, based on the novel by Milena Marković and making her debut as a director.