Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences is the oldest in Krakow annual review of alternative and experimental theatres. The main aim of Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences is always to reflect the character of contemporary living and highlight urging social issues. The festival’s objective is to provoke reflection in the festival audience and initiate discussion through difficult questions raised by stage performances.
Each year the festival is complemented by theatre workshops, film screenings, concerts and discussions. During six days of October at various times of the day and night, in different places in Krakow, the audience has an opportunity to participate in dozens of events.
Each year, a different leitmotif sets the tone for the festival. In 2016, the theme of the festival was artistic work of Hanoch Levin. The audience saw five Polish productions based on Hanoch Levin’s plays. Among them were: Queen of a Bathtub, Yakish & Poupche, Ikhsh Fisher, The Rubber Merchants and Ya’akobi & Leidental. The programme was completed by the screening of the legendary performance of Krum directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski.
Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences 2017
This year marks 42nd edition of Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences. Several of Krakow theatres will take part in the festival in October. The exact dates and programme are yet to be announced.