The 23rd edition of

Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival.

26.07 – 4.08

The 23rd Shakespeare Festival

Programme

Outstanding artists from around the world! Performances from Armenia, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Italy Poland, Russia, Romania and UK.

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D1 / Friday, 26 July


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Main Programme

Performance


Wybrzeże Theatre, Gdansk, Poland

As You Like It

dir. Krystyna Janda
19:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre / 1h 45min

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


Teatr Bakałarz, Kraków, Poland

Ecce Homo

22:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre terrace / 50min

D2 / Saturday, 27 July


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Main Programme

Performance


imPerfect Dancers, Italy

Lady Macbeth

choreography: Walter Matteini & Ina Broeckx
20:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre / 1h 5min

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, UK

Julius Caesar

15:00, 18:00 / Gdańsk, Teatr Wybrzeże, Stara Apteka / 1h 30min

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


Teatr Bakałarz, Kraków, Poland

Ecce Homo

21:30 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre terrace / 50min

D3 / Sunday, 28 July


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Main Programme

Concert


UK

The Tiger Lillies

20:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


Aleksandra Grącka – Baczyńska, Poland

The lover

16:00 / TwO / 30min

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SzekspirOFF

Video-performance


Piotr Mateusz Wach and Jacek Niepsujewicz, Poland

Caliban’s dream

17:00, 18:30 / Gdańsk, Teatr Wybrzeże, Stara Apteka / 1h

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Accompanying event

Concert


ehh hahah + DJ WMUC

Shaking the sounds

22:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

D4 / Monday, 29 July


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Main Programme

Performance


Aradi Kamaraszinhaz, The Tiger Lillies, Hungary/Romania /UK

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

dir. Tapaszto Erno
18:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre /1h 50min

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


Hubert Michalak, Tricklock Company, Poland / USA

The shortest Shakespeare in the world

12:00 – 14:00, 15:30 – 17:40, 22:00- 00:00 / TwO / 4min

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


Teatr R3, Wrocław, Poland

RICH∕∕∕ARD

20:30 / Gdańsk, Teatr Wybrzeże, Stara Apteka / 1h 15min

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Accompanying event

Concert


ehh hahah + Filip 0-ip / DJ wydzybydzy

Shaking the sounds

22:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

D5 / Tuesday, 30 July


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Main Programme

Performance


Yerevan Chamber State Theatre, Armenia

Romeo & Juliet

dir. Lusine Yernjakyan
20:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre / 1h 45min

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Accompanying event

Performance


Teatr Bakałarz, Poland

Hatred

18:00 / Gdańsk, Teatr Wybrzeże / 50min

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Accompanying event

Concert


Gosha Savage + Filip 0-ip / DJ wydzybydzy

Shaking the sounds

22:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


ławek Krawczyński, Anna Godowska / Święto snów, Poland

Hamlet. Dream

22:15 / Gdańsk, Teatr Wybrzeże, Stara Apteka / 1h

D6 / Wednesday, 31 July


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Competition Golden Yorick

Performance


Teatr Polski, Poznań, Poland

Hamlet

dir. Maja Kleczewska
18:00, 20:30 / Gdańsk, Centrum Św. Jana

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


AT w Warszawie, Poland

Shakespeare’s spirits

16:00, 18:30, 21:00 / TwO / 50min

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Accompanying event

Concert


ehh hahah + Filip 0-ip / DJ wydzybydzy

Shaking the sounds

22:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

D7 / Thursday, 1 August


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Main Programme

Performance


House of Marin Držić, Marin Držić Theatre and Midsummer Scene, Croatia /UK

Uncle Maroye Re-examined

dir. Paolo Tišljarić
16:00, 21:00 / Gdańsk, Teatr Wybrzeże, Stara Apteka / 1h

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Competition Golden Yorick

Performance


Nowy Teatr, Słupsk, Poland

The Merchant of Venice

dir. Szymon Kaczmarek
18:00 / Gdańsk, Teatr Wybrzeże / 2h 25min

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


Caroline Pagani, Italy

Hamletelia

21:00 / TwO / 1h 5min

D8 / Friday, 2 August


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Main Programme

Performance


Zagreb Youth Theatre, Croatia

Titus Andronicus

dir. Igor Vuk Torbica
19:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre / 2h 20min

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


Teatr Polski / Szkoła Podstawowa nr 83 „Łejery”, Poznań, Poland

A small premiere – Hamlet

15:00, 17:00 / Gdańsk, Miejski Teatr Miniatura / 50min

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


Caroline Pagani, Italy

Hamletelia

22:00 / TwO / 1h 5min

D9 / Saturday, 3 August


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Competition Golden Yorick

Performance


Teatr J. Osterwy, Lublin, Poland

Twelfth Night

dir. Łukasz Kos
19:00 / Gdańsk, Teatr Wybrzeże / 2 h 45min

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


SISU, Shanghai, China

Shakespeare shake

17:30 / TwO / 40min

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


International project

Workshop show by the ShakespeareOFF competition artists

22:15 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

D10 / Sunday, 4 August


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Main Progarmme

Performance


Deutsches Theater, Berlin, Germany

Rome

dir. Karin Henkel
15:00 / Gdynia, Teatr Muzyczny / 3h 5min with intermission

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GOLDEN YORICK GALA

Golden Yorick Competition Verdict and ShakespeareOFF Competition Verdict
20:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

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Main Progarmme

Performance


Cheek by Jowl / Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre, Russia/UK

The Knight of a Burning Pestle

dir. Declan Donnellan
21:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre / 1h 40min

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SzekspirOFF

Performance


SISU, Shanghai, China

Shakespeare shake

19:00 / TwO / 40min

The 21st Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

About the Festival

The Gdansk Shakespeare Festival is an international platform for artists to interact with the European public. Outstanding new renditions of classic Shakespeare plays, critic debates, workshops, as well as a plethora of other accompanying events such as concerts, exhibitions, performances, street dances, stand-up comedy, meetings with the artists and open rehearsals.



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Tickets

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Tricity

Venues

The events of the Gdansk Shakespeare Festival will take place in different venues in Tricity. Our map will help you get around and find all the festival’s events.

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