Stage reading “Spring awakening”

December 30, 2019

28.12.2019 & 30.12.2019

Artpolis – Art and Community Center presents “Spring Awakening” in Prishtina by author Frank Wedekind and direction and adaptation by Zana Hoxha.

Frank Wedekind describes a grown up’s reflection on adolescence, the consequences of ignorance and consequences that bring the lack of information on crucial issues . “Spring Awakening” tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of teenage sexuality. It explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable.

“Believe me you’re not alone no
Please believe me
Believe me I’ll thaw the life
And I will not be far from you.
Believe in the sun, believe in the sun … ”

With verses of the song “Believe in the Sun”, a hit of the 90s, at the Oda Theater finished stage reading of the play “Spring Awakening,” which was brilliantly performed by Kosovo’s professional actresses and actors.
The staged play, set in Kosovo in the 1990s, has sadness the diverse audience consisting of youngsters, willing and curious, to understand more about their parents’ beliefs, games, and stories in their teens, and from the older public who witnessed and experienced that period of life, at that time.

After the performance, a discussion was opened with the public to receive comments, questions or suggestions on the theme and process of the play, which will be completed in March 2020, when the premiere of the play “Spring Awakening” will be given.

“Spring Awakening” leaves the public thinking how things could’ve gone differently, better, if the characters have acted differently. “Spring Awakening” is brought by director Zana Hoxha in Kosovo in 90s through a Stage Reading – Work in progress that in 2020 will premiere as a theatre performance, thus taking the final form.

Author: Frank Wedekind; Director and adaption: Zana Hoxha
Actors: Hajat Toçilla, Valmir Krasniqi, Arta Muçaj, Shkelzen Veseli, Labinot Raci, Qëndresa Loki, Verona Koxha, Flamur Ahmeti, Armend Ballazhi.
Music: Alzan Gashi; Choreography: Robert Nuha; Ass.director: Arlinda Morina, Costumes: Youliana Voykova – Najman; Lights: Skender Latifi; Design and illustrations: Vanja Lazić
Production: Artpolis – Art and Community Center

Stage Reading “Spring Awakening” is supported by cfd, UNFPA and K10 coalition.

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