Do Not Bear False Witness against your Neighbour. Himmelweg by Juan Mayorga in Cracow Cover Image
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No dirás falso testimonio contra tu prójimo. Himmelweg de Juan Mayorga en Cracovia
Do Not Bear False Witness against your Neighbour. Himmelweg by Juan Mayorga in Cracow

Author(s): Anna Sawicka
Subject(s): Literary Texts
Published by: KSIĘGARNIA AKADEMICKA Sp. z o.o.
Keywords: Juan Mayorga; Katarzyna Kalwat; Spanish drama; polish theater; Terezin

Summary/Abstract: The present article focuses on three issues. The first one is the analysis of the drama Himmelweg, inspired by the events that took place in the ghetto of Terezin by Spanish playwright Juan Mayorga. The second problem discussed is a critical look at reviews that document the reception of this performance in the world, particulary referring to the one directed by Katarzyna Kalwat at the Juliusz Słowacki Theater in Cracow in 2011. And finally, the author describes one of the classes of Contemporary Spanish Theater course which was dedicated to this particular drama and performance. The special guest was the drama director. The conclusion stresses the complexity and relevance of this work, interpreted as a contemporary morality as well as the educational and intellectual benefits incurred by the workshop.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 10
  • Page Range: 295-315
  • Page Count: 21
  • Language: Spanish