So tonight, I went to the theatre! The Idiot by Dostoievsky was playing and not having read the book, I relied on my best friend to tell me the synopsis and let the theatre engulf me. I should have read the book. I had no idea what was going on most of the time and I thought I had entered in a psychedelic experience rather than an interpretation of a world-known novel. There was Russian music (sung beautifully by the main actresses) , loads of drinking which is customary to the Russian people (though it was Champagne and not vodka) and I kept asking my friend – who dies? There isn’t a Russian book (from those I’ve read) that does not involve at least one death.
I decided to come home and read the book online and see for myself if they were true with the script.
I had no patience for the book so I went for the GoodReads review and the wiki entries. It was enough to see that I have paid to see an alternate ending to the known story. I’ve spent 2h on a farce. I’m never going back to the theatre.
Kidding. Gotta see Machiavelli.
de F.M. Dostoievski
dramatizare de Anna Stigsgaard și Ștefana Pop-Curșeu
Data premierei: 4 octombrie 2012
regia: Anna Stigsgaard
scenografia: Adrian Damian
asistent de regie: Alexandra Sofonea
mişcarea scenică: Savino Paparella
Prinţul Mîşkin – Cristian Rigman
Parfion Rogojin – Ionuţ Caras
Nastasia Filippovna – Ramona Dumitrean
Generăleasa Epancina – Miriam Cuibus
Aglaia – Anca Hanu
Adelaida – Romina Merei
Toţki – Petre Băcioiu
Ganea – Matei Rotaru
Ippolit – Silvius Iorga, Cristian Grosu
Prinţul Mîşkin, personajul principal din romanul lui F.M. Dostoievski, suferă de epilepsie, iar boala l-a ţinut departe, ani de zile, de oameni şi de natură. Când ajunge la un spital din Elveţia, se retrezeşte în sfârşit la viaţă, cu o conştiinţă nouă şi luminoasă a lumii care îl înconjoară.
Ca într-un soi de experiment, Dostoievski îl trimite pe…
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