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ŠANCE 1989 or Window of Opportunity - september 16 / 20:00 - premiere!


Documentary theatre on the theme of: Freedom! Freedom? Premiere of multimedia project.

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šance 1989 aneb window of opportunity

A multimedia project on the theme of Freedom! Freedom?

“Window of opportunity” is a term used by NASA to describe the complex constellation of conditions during which a rocket can be launched into space. In everyday speech, it means a chance which ought to be used, because it may only occur again after a long time. Did we take advantage of our window of opportunity in 1989?

Authors of the project: Tomáš Vrba, Ondřej Hrab, Jana Svobodová

Script: Jana Svobodová and Anna Grusková
Text of the Kurt and Květa radio comics: Anna Grusková

Staging and director: Jana Svobodová
Dramaturgy: Ondřej Hrab, Tomáš Vrba
Assistant dramaturgy: Marie Vojáková
Featuring: Jaroslav Rudiš, Eva Hromníková, Philipp Schenker and university and high school students
Debaters: Petruška Šustrová, Jiří Pehe, Martin C. Putna, Václav Havel, Jacques Rupnik, Jürgen Danyel, Jiří Černý

Light design: Lukáš Brinda, Pavla Beranová
Sound and music design: Jan Středa
Production: Helena Rousová

tickets and more info: http://www.archatheatre.cz/en/menu/programme/16092009day.html

Premiere: September 16, 2009

The project was created in cooperation with the Václav Havel Library and the Institutes for Contemporary History in Prague and Potsdam, Germany.

Nový obrázek

With the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union.


photos from theatre test:

photo: Jan Hromádko

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