Metamorphoses

by Ovid

Stage Adaptation
Mary Zimmerman
Director
Stayko Murdjev
SETS AND COSTUMES
Nikola Nalbantov
CHOREOGRAPHY
Stanislav Genadiev
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Nikolay Jordanov
ASSISTANT SCENOGRAPHER
Kaloyan Veshkov
CASCADES AND AERIAL ACROBATICS
Ovagim Keshishyan, Asen Asenov, Krasimir Tomov
PHOTOGRAPHER
Ivan Donchev

"Metamorphoses" is a performance – a compilation of ancient myths that delves deep into the human consciousness and explores its depths. The director's interpretation challenges the audience and their perceptions. Strong aesthetic imagery and compelling acting lead the mind into the inner world of humanity and its most intimate experiences.

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"The metamorphosis is something very special – it is the greatest hope for our time because nothing moves only forward or only backward; everything undergoes transformation. And we must know that at one point, the metamorphosis awaits us."

Stayko Murdjev - director

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  • Winner of IKAR Award 2024 in the "Technical Implementation" category.
  • Nomination for IKAR Awards 2024 in the 'Set Design' category for Nikola Nalbantov;

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Reviews:

"Sublime performance!"
Bogdan Grigorov

"Magic!"
Rosen Spasov

"Exciting and catching performance!"
Maria Mitova

"A magnificent creative ensemble – director, set designer, composer, excellent actors! One of the leitmotifs – in the world of rational and crude practicality, we also need the IRRATIONAL, carrying self-awareness... How relevant it sounds today!"
Lyubima Dimitrova

"We were in a workshop for SOULS... Through artistic and stage techniques, the painful truth about human powerlessness, confusion, and hopelessness is outlined."
George Gates

"A performance with rich suggestions and emotional energies of theatrical expressive means. 'To the bone' in the performance, directorial inventions seamlessly blended into the scenic visual design, the musical environment, the dedication of the acting ensemble, and the responsibility and mastery of the stage technical team. The premiere brought not only satisfaction but also admiration for the stage phenomenon to the audience."
Zlatko Pavlov

"The theatre in Blagoevgrad is working on a grand scale!"
Metodi Baykushev

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Opening: 11th October 2023

Duration: 90 min.

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The performance was realized with the financial support of the National Fund 'Culture' – Program 'Recovery and Development of State, Municipal, and Regional Cultural Institutions.'

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