The 25th Shakespeare Festival

Programme

Outstanding artists from around the world! Performances from Belgium, Finland, Lithuania, Japan, Poland, Portugal and Italy.
Main Stage performances are translated into English (surtitles).

PROGRAMME

D1 / Friday, 30 July


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Main Programme

Performance


Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre, Poland

The Tempest

dir. Szymon Kaczmarek
19:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre / 1h 40min

D2 / Saturday, 31 July


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Competition Golden Yorick

Performance


The Jewish Theatre, Warsaw, Poland

Der Szturem. Cwiszyn/The Tempest. Between

dir. Damian Josef Neć
18:00, 20:30 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre / 1h 15min

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Performance


Blisko Girls’ Collective – Anna Rogóż, Mira Mańka, Kraków, Warszawa, Poland

Shakespeare. Mock-up

15.30 / GAK Stacja Orunia / 1h 30min

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Performance


Teatr Zakład Krawiecki / Paweł Palcat, Wrocław, Legnica, Poland

My Anxiety Is Your Anxiety

18.00, 20.30 / Dziedziniec GTS / 1h / 15+

D3 / Sunday, 1 August


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Competition Golden Yorick

Performance


The Helena Modrzejewska Theatre in Legnica & the Jan Kochanowski Theatre in Opole, Poland

King Lear

dir. Anna Augustynowicz
19:00 / Baltic Opera in Gdańsk / 2h

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Performance


Strefa Otwarta Theatre, Wrocław, Poland

After Othello

17.00, 21.30 / Teatr Miniatura / 1h / 15+

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Performance


Womenstate Collective, Wrocław, Poland

Ophelias

17.00 / GAK Stacja Orunia / 45min / 15+

D4 / Monday, 2 August


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Main Programme

Performance


Teatro Nacional D. Maria II, Lisbon, Portugal

Antony and Cleopatra

dir. Tiago Rodrigues
19:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre / 1h 20min

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Accompanying event

Exhibition


Collected artists. Concept: Małgorzata Limon, Poland

ShakeART!

17.00 / GST Yard / 1h 30min

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Performance


Barnaby Theatre, Gdańsk, Poland

About Two Such – Puppet Show

21.00 / GST Yard / 45min

D5 / Monday, 3 August


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Main Programme

Performance


Nina Sallinen, Lit Moon Theatre USA/Finland

Poor, poor Lear

dir. Katja Krohn
17:00, 21:00 / Gdańsk, Teatr Wybrzeże, Stara Apteka / 1h 30min

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Main Programme

Performance


imPerfect Dancers, Italy

Romeo and Juliet. The Final Hours

concept and choreography: Walter Matteini & Ina Broeckx
19:00 / Baltic Opera in Gdańsk / 1h 10min

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Performative reading


Jakub Snochowski, Warszawa, Poland

In the Cauldron Boil and Bake an Owlet’s Wing…

22.00 / GST Yard / 55min

D6 / Wednesday, 4 August


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Main Programme

Performance


OKT, Vilnius, Lithuania

Othello

dir. Oskaras Korsunovas
19:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre / 3h20

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Performance


Middle East Artists’ Association, Bytom, Poland

Surname

17.00, 21.30 / Teatr Wybrzeże – Stara Apteka / 50min

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Performative reading


Jakub Snochowski, Warszawa, Poland

In the Cauldron Boil and Bake an Owlet’s Wing…

23.00 / GST Yard / 55min

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Accompanying event

Publication


Promotion of the anniversary publication

With the help of the Muses. 25 years of the Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival

17.30 / GTS / 1h

D7 / Thursday, 5 August


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Accompanying event

Discussion


Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

The Helplessness of a Philosopher

19:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre / 2h

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Accompanying event

Performance


Shinjuku Ryōzanpaku Theatre Company, Japan

King Yebi

dir. Sujin Kim
21:30 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre recording presentation / VOD / 1h 40min

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Performance


Zdenka Pszczołowska, Anna Oramus, Kraków, Poland

Portias

16.00, 18.00 / GST Yard / 30min / 15+

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Performance


Magdalena Dąbrowska and company, Białystok, Poland

Shakespearean Women

17.30, 21.30 / Teatr Miniatura / 1h 30min

D8 / Friday, 6 August


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Competition Golden Yorick

Performance


The Juliusz Słowacki Theatre, Kraków, Poland

Hamlet

dir. Bartosz Szydłowski
19:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre / 2h / 15+

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Performance


Studio Kokyu, Wrocław, Poland

I Come to You River: Ophelia Fractured

17.00 / GAK Stacja Orunia / 1h 10min / 15+

D9 / Saturday, 7 August


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Accompanying event

Performance


Polski Teatr Tańca Poznań / kolektyw bodytalk Münster

Romeos & Julias unplagued. Traumstadt

choreography: Yoshiko Waki
21:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre recording presentation / VOD / 1h

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Performance


Adam Michał Pietrzak, Układ Formalny Theatre, Wrocław, Poland

Shakespeare – Reincarnations

17.00, 20.00 / Teatr Miniatura / 45min

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Performance


Ewa Mikuła, Warsawa, Poland

Lost Years

18.30, 22.15/ Teatr w Oknie / 45min / 15+

D10 / Sunday, 8 August


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Main Programme

Performance


NEEDCOMPANY, Belgium

Billy’s violence

dir. Jan Lauwers
18:00 / Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre / 2H / 18+


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Performance


h.art company, Gdańsk, Poland

Mist

16.00 / GAK Stacja Orunia / 50min

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Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival Gala

21.00 / GTS
Golden Yorick and ShakespeareOFF Award Ceremon

The 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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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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