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The Sadness of the Web

Author(s): Joanna Wichowska
Subject(s): Theatre, Dance, Performing Arts
Published by: Instytut im. Jerzego Grotowskiego
Keywords: Theatre; Review

Summary/Abstract: A review of The Sexual Life of Savages directed by Krzysztof Garbaczewski (Nowy Theater in Warsaw, premiere: 14 April 2011). Wichowska writes: “The play […] becomes something like a research project, moving in several directions at once. The subject is strategies and limits of knowledge, experimentation, and describing the unknown, foreign, ‘savage’ world.” After this assertion the author tries to discuss some of the play’s motifs, showing the shifts made by Garbaczewski and Marcin Cecko (the author) vis-a-vis Bronisław Malinowski, describing concrete staging solutions that reflect the creators’ strategy of going beyond the familiar “structure of (theatrical) co-ordinates.”

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 103-104
  • Page Range: 87-88
  • Page Count: 2
  • Language: Polish