Opening Night: 16 September 2017
Author: Per Olov Enquist
Title: The Image Makers
Original Title: Bildmakarna 
Translator: 
Andrzej Krajewski-Bola
Director: Artur Urbański

Auditorium: Studio Theatre

Running time: 2 hours 15 min including one interval

Ticket prices:

full-price ticket:
70 PLN

concession tickets:
60 PLN

rush tickets:
25 PLN  more info →

students of state theatre and art schools: 
15 PLN more info →

The Image Makers

Authentic characters. The truth about the essence of creation and responsibility in art.

1920. Director Viktor Sjöström is working on the film The Phantom Carriage, based on the novel by Nobel Prize winner Selma Lagerlöf, a work that will go down in cinema history. Before the screening, the writer meets Tora Teje, an actress at the beginning of her career. A cheeky girl provokes the haughty Selma into revealing the secrets of her work.

Please mind that due to the layout of the stage, late spectators will not be allowed in the audience. Please arrive at the show several minutes in advance.

director: Artur Urbański
set and costume design: Magdalena Maciejewska
video: Marek Zamojski

Cast

Production team:

  • director's assistant: Tomasz Żebrowski 
    • video projection: Mariusz Chałubek, Paweł Woźniak
  • lighting technicians: Łukasz Obuch-Woszczatyński, Kacper Bobylak, Bartłomiej Frysztak 
    sound technicians: Piotr Gos, Marek Wojtulanis
  • stage manager: Adam Borkowski
  • prompter: Anna Leszczyńska
There are the film fragments of The Phantom Carriage (Körkarlen, Sweden, 1921) directed by: Viktor Sjöström, cinematography by: Julius Jaenzon, presented during the performance.


In Poland, the author is represented by ADiT.

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