What does the changing perception of democracy for the theatre, in countries such as Hungary, Poland, the Czech republic, Turkey?
His 25th birthday celebrated Berit Gullberg teaterförlag Colombine, energetic introducer of both nyöversättningar of Shakespeare as a new drama from Eastern europe, on Monday with a seminar on The new Europe.
" It's the same story whether it applies to those countries or America, it is about the ”fear management”, to create fear, it is how you acquire power, says Jan Klata, the renowned Polish theatre director and playwright.
Jan Klata takes the story about what happened with his set of Strindberg's ”To Damascus” at the national theatre, the Stary Teatr in Kraków as an example.
that did not belong to the teaterpubliken had trummats together by högermedia and taken into the salon.
" Our audience identified the invaders and got them out in a peaceful manner. But they played in a movie from the theatre that appeared in the different frequency using its own output. On the web, on Facebook, created an image of us that had to do with reality.
Jan Klata became nedringd by journalists who wanted to hear about ”the pornographic satanic performance that the audience had protested against”. And the version was ”the truth” and could be used as a propaganda tool in the forthcoming elections.
– Poland is to implement the Hungarian scenario and can be seen as a blueprint for the rest of Europe, " says Jan Klata.
on the way to creating a society where he, only he, has the absolute power. The mean Mária Mayer-Szilágyi festival general for Hungary's only theatre festival of new Hungarian and international drama.
She says that He is very smart, one must not underestimate him.
– You are criticising us for not making resistance, " says a frustrated Mária Mayer-Szilágyi. But as an individual, you can't do something. If you want to write a critical post or discuss the situation, there is a law that dictates exactly what that can be printed.
when He was using the dirtiest tricks, ”the negativas campaign strategy”, which he received from the now deceased american Arthur Finkelstein, advisor to both Netanyahu and the Trump. All that stands in Orbán's way svartmålas and it ends with the character assassination, " she says.
, tv stations, radio stations, paper and online magazines led by people who He has placed there.
the Theatre, however, Orbán is not really known how to tackle. But he has founded a gammelkonservativt theatre and the new artistic director of the national theatre has let ”clean” the entire theatre of incense to cast out demons.
After the last elections, the government required that all theatres and theatre groups will be characterised by the ”european christian cultural values”.
to survive, " says Mária Mayer-Szilágyi, is to use the same technology as in communism, man of tiger, embracing the official language of ”christian values”. So when the famous theater director Árpád Schilling was declared a state enemy, ends, she, remained silent throughout the theater world, a very sad story.
Ola Larsmo, international PEN and journalist in dagens nyheter quotes the american writer Timothy Snyder: ”It always starts with the attack on the institutions, the press, the courts, the theatres. Institutions must be defended.”