22.05.2018 News / Reports

JAGOŠ MARKOVIĆ DIRECTS A PLAY BY BILJANA SRBLJANOVIĆ AT YDT

Today was the first day of rehearsals of The Glass Neck, a new play by Biljana Srbljanović, directed by Jagoš Marković.  The cast includes Vesna Trivalić, Anita Mančić, Jelisaveta Seka Sablić, Dragan Mićanović, Irfan Mensur, Marko Janketić, Milica Gojković, Miloš Samolov, Slobodan Tešić…

Plays by Biljana Srbljanović have been performed at more than 200 theatres, both in Serbia and abroad, and they have been translated into 27 languages.  Plays by Biljana Srbljanović at Yugoslav Drama Theatre  Belgrade Trilogy – dir. Goran Marković, 1997, Supermarket – dir.  Alisa Stojanović, 2001, Locusts – dir. Dejan Mijač, 2005, Barbelo, on Dogs and Children – dir. Dejan Mijač, 2007, and Death Is Not a Bicycle (to be stolen from you) – dir. Slobodan Unkovski, 2011.

Besides winning six Sterijino Pozorje awards for best play, Srbljanović is also the recipient of Slobodan Selenić award, Ernst Troller prize, Joakim Vujić and Freedom awards, but also of  important European awards such as Premio Europa -  New Theatre Realities for 2007, two annual awards for the Best foreign playwright awarded by the well known German magazine Theater Heute and she was also made Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters in France.

Jagoš Marković has directed a number of productions at Yugoslav Drama Theatre – Right You Are, If  You Think So by Luigi Pirandello, The Imaginary Invalid by Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Molière, A Suspicious Person by Branislav Nušić, Telephone Booth (based on his own writings), The Miser by Marin Držić, Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare.

The Glass Neck is scheduled to open towards the end of September.

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