THE DANTON CASE

Dates: 13 Oct - 16 Oct

Tickets: €22

THE DANTON CASE

Set in Paris in the 1790s during the tumultuous days of revolt, The Danton Case mischievously plots the downfall of leader Danton by his arch rival Robespierre.

In Klata’s hands this classic play becomes a theatrically rebellious investigation of post-communist Poland, using an historical prism to explore current political woes. With badly fitting wigs, bosom-busting costumes and chainsaw- wielding choruses, we watch the fall of one of the great leaders of the Revolution, in a series of grotesque cabaret-like scenes to a thumping punk-rock soundtrack.

Winner of a staggering 25 awards worldwide including the Grand Prix at the Kontakt International Theatre Festival, The Danton Case is an electrifying and highly entertaining theatrical romp.

What the critics thought:

“One of the best shows I’ve seen in any language.” The Guardian

Age Suitability – Contains nudity, scenes of a sexual nature and strong language.

Performed in Polish with English subtitles.

13 OCT 10.15PM – Post Show Discussion: Talking Theatre: Jan Klata in conversation.

For more information on Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival or to see the full programme of events vist their website.

In association with the Instytut Adama Mickiewicza and Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute

Proudly supported by Polish Ministry of Culture and Cultural Heritage, Polish Embassy in Dublin & CRH

Performance Dates, Tickets and Information

13 OCT – 16 OCT 2010~ Tickets

€22/33

Matinee: 16 OCT 2.30PM

Duration: 2hrs, 40 minutes

Age Suitability – Contains nudity, scenes of a sexual nature and strong language.

Performed in Polish with English subtitles.

*Concession tickets are available, with valid identification, to Students, Senior Citizens, Equity Members and the Unwaged.

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THE DANTON CASE

VERSION BY JAN KLATA (ORIGINALLY BY STANISLAWA PRZYBYSZEWSKA)

DIRECTED BY JAN KLATA

DRAMATURGY: SEBASTIAN MAJEWSKI

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