Beautiful, seductive, humorous
1 - 2 - 3 and 4 October TR Warszawa visited Dublin with T.E.O.R.E.M.A.T showed during the LIII Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival. The audience enthusiastically welcomed the spectacle, and Irish critics wrote ...
This is often breathtakingly beautiful, at times strangely seductive and at others unexpectedly humorous. There are rare occasions when the emphasis on style overwhelms the concept and an idea is overdeveloped. But these are flickering moments in a work that is mesmerising in its ambition and its achievement. Without our theatre festival, Irish audiences would never be able to experience theatre of this high standard. - Sophie Gorman, The Irish Independent. Read more
Peter Crawley, The Irish Times:
Fascinatingly faithful to Pasolini’s film, but incorporating his later novel and a stew of Jarzna’s own embellishments and references, TR Warsawa’s production retains much spirit of the 1960s counter-culture: the implausibly hollow bourgeoisie; a faith in mind-expanding libertinism; and a puckish messenger figure – Rafal Mackowiak’s Angiolino – who seems to know the real deal, daddio. But it presents them with such bold, precise theatricality and nerveless performances, that the gestures become more potently symbolic. Read more
Fíona Ní Chinnéide, Irish Theatre Magazine:
More than 'inspired by' the film, T.E.O.R.E.M.A.T. all but transposes Pasolini's Teorema directly to stage in the first 'half' (there is no interval) – yet it is where it departs from the original work that T.E.O.R.E.M.A.T. becomes most interesting, using its own language, one that is more intense, funny, warm. Read more.