Latvian Theatre Showcase (Latvijas izrāžu skate)

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Country and Region LatviaRiga
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Riga, Riga, Latvia
Festival Contact Information

New Theatre Institute of Latvia
Maskavas iela 12/1
Riga LV 1050, Latvia
Phone/fax: +37167228477


Festival Description

The Showcase will take place in Riga and Valmiera in April and will present a selection of performances of the latest season by Latvian theatre and dance makers with a special emphasis on innovative work. The Showcase will give an overall introduction to the current developments in Latvian performing arts and bring programmers, critics and artists together through meetings and discussions.

The Showcase is intended for professional international audiences and all the shows will be presented with a translation into English. Showcase guests will receive complementary tickets to the shows according to their choice.

Festival Dates April 25 - 27, 2013
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Programming 2013:
  • The programme includes The Secrets of Kabbalah by Alvis Hermanis and the New Riga Theatre ensemble based on the stories by Nobel Prize winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer, two productions by Vladislavs Nastavsevs who excelled at once in several theatres during the last season - Dark Alleys, featuring once more the brilliant actors of New Riga Theatre, and Miss Julie, created with the young artists of Valmiera Drama Theatre. There is also Stavanger. Pulp people from Liepaja theatre by Russian guest director Konstantin Bogomolov, as well as works by Gatis Smits, Valters Silis, Andrejs Jarovojs, and the programme is still to be updated! The Showcase is intended for professional international audiences. All the shows will be presented with a translation into English and guests will receive complimentary tickets to the shows according to their choice.


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