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Operetta: Productions

Allen Kuharski’s selected bibliography/chronology. Major premieres and productions of OPERETTA.

  •  STAGE ADAPTATIONS 

ARGENTINA

    • Buenos Aires, La Blanco Compani, Club del Bufón. Director: Adrian Blanco, 2004. Argentinean premiere.

AUSTRIA

    • Graz, Vereinigte Bühnen-Graz, Schauspielhaus. Director: Fritz Zecha. Composer: Peter Fischer, 1973. Austrian premiere.
    • Vienna, Volkstheater. Director: Bernard Palma, 1979.
    • Linz, Landestheater Linz-Großes Haus. Director: Erwin Bigusow. Composer: Tomasz Kiesewetter, 1982.

CZECHOSLOVAKIA/CZECH REPUBLIC

    • Brno-Prostejov, Hanácké divadlo Prostejov. Adaptor: Josef Kovalcuk. Director: Svatopluk Vála. Composers: Václav Kolár and Jirí Bulis, 1980. Czechoslovak premiere.
    • Ostrava, Státní Divadlo Ostrava Cinohra Petra Bezruce. Director: Mojmír Weimann. Composer: Jírí Bulis, 1987.

DENMARK

    • Copenhagen, Det Konglelige Teater. Director: Carlo M. Pedersen. Composer: Karel Trow, 1973. Danish premiere.

FINLAND

    • Helsinki, Suomen Kansallisteatteri. Director: Sakari Puurunen. Composer: Jorma Panula, 1971. Finnish premiere.

FRANCE

    • Paris, Théâtre National Populaire. Director: Jacques Rosner. Composer: Karel Trow, 1970. French premiere.
    • Paris, Théâtre National de la Colline. Director: Jorge Lavelli. Composer: Zygmunt Krauze, 1989.
    • Château de la Borde/Paris, Le moindre des choses, documentary film on the subject of a 1995 production of Operetta directed by Marie Leydier with patients in a French psychiatic hospital in Château de la Borde. Composer: André Giroud. Director: Nicolas Philibert, 1996.
    • Reims, Grand Théâtre de Reims, a co-production with Arcal and Opéra in Île de France. Director: Christian Gangeron. Composer: Oscar Strasnoy, 2003.

GERMANY

    • Bochum, Schauspielhaus. Director: Jorge Lavelli. Composer: Hans Martin Majewski, 1971. West German premiere.
    • West Berlin, Schiller Theater. Director: Ernst Schröder. Composer: Hans Martin Majewski, 1972.
    • Munich, Kammerspiele München. Director: Bohumil Herlischka, 1973.
    • Essen, Staatstheater. Director: Kazimierz Dejmek. Composer: Tomasz Kiesewetter, 1977.
    • West Berlin, Transformtheater, at the Hebbel-Theater. Director: Henryk Baranowski. Composer: Johannes Roloff, 1987.

GREECE

    • Athens, Artistic Theatre. Director: Carolus Kouhn. Composer: Theodore Antoniou, 1973. Greek premiere.

HUNGARY

    • Budapest, Vigszínház. Director: Péter Valló. Composer: Frigyes Hidas, 1978. Hungarian premiere.
    • Budapest, R.S.9. Stúdiószinház. Directors: Dezsö Dobay and Katalin Laban. Composer: Csaba Vedres, 1990.
    • Debrecen, Csokonai Színház. Adaptor and director: István Pinczés. Composer: Károly Horváth, 1995.
    • Budapest, Bárka Színház. Director: József Czajlik. Composer: Béla Faragó, 2004.

ITALY

    • L’Aquila, Teatro Stabile dell’Aquila. Director: Antonio Calenda. Composers: Fiorenzo Carpi and Luigi Proietti, 1969. World and Italian premiere.
    • L’Aquila, Teatro Stabile dell’Aquila. Director: Antonio Calenda. Composers: Vittorio Gelmetti and Germano Massochetti, 1980.
    • Genoa, Teatro della Tosse. Puppet theater production. Director: Amadeo Romeo. Puppets: Bruno Cereseto, 2001.

MEXICO

    • Mexico City, Teatro Nacional. Director: Krzysztof Jasiński, 1978. Mexican and Spanish-language premiere.

NORWAY

    • Oslo, Det Norske Teatret. Director: Aloysius Valente. Composer: Karel Trow, 1970. Norwegian premiere.

POLAND

    • Poznań, Studencki Teatr Nurt and PARADOKS-BIS. Director: Janusz Nyczak. Composer: Romuald Sztukiewicz, 1972. Polish amateur premiere.
    • Łódź. Teatr Nowy. Director: Kazimierz Dejmek. Composer: Tomasz Kiesewtter, 1975. Polish professional premiere.
    • Wrocław, Teatr Współczesny. Director: Kazimierz Braun. Composer: Zbigniew Karnecki, 1977.
    • Cracow, Teatr STU. Director: Krzysztof Jasiński. Composer: Krzysztof Szwajgier, 1978 (second version in 1979).
    • Warsaw, Teatr Dramatyczny. Director: Maciej Prus. Composer: Jerzy Stanowski. 1980, second version in 1983.
    • Toruń, Teatr im. Wilama Horzycy. Director: Krystyna Meissner. Composer: Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa, 1988.
    • Cracow, Stary Teatr. Director: Tadeusz Bradecki. Composer: Stanisław Radwan, 1988.
    • Wrocław. Teatr Polski. Director: Krzyestof Zaleski. Composer: Zbigniew Karnecki, 1992.
    • Warsaw, Teatr Narodowy. Director: Jerzy Grzegorzewski. Composer: Stanisław Radwan, 2000.
    • Wrocław, Capitol Teatr Muzyczny. Director: Michał Zadara. Composer: Leszek Możdżer, 2007.

PORTUGAL

    • Cascais-Monte Estoril, Teatro Municipal Mirita Casimiro, Teatro Experimental de Cascais. Director: Carlos Avilez. Composer: Luis Pedro Fonseca, 1988. Portuguese premiere.

ROMANIA

    • Piatra Neamt, Teatrul Tineretului. Directors: Cristian Pepino and Domnita Constantiniu, 1993. Romanian premiere.
    • Cluj, Kolozsvári Magyar Színház. Director: Gábor Tompa. Composers: Zsolt Lászlóffy and Katalin G. Incze, 1996.

SWEDEN

    • Malmö, Stadsteatern. Director: Eva Sköld. Composer: Karel Trow, 1971. Swedish premiere.
    • Stockholm, Replica. Director and adaptor: Jurek Sawka. Composer: Immanuel Brockhaus. Performed under title So mom em “Operett”, 1997.

SWITZERLAND

    • Basel, Schauspielhaus. Director: Hans Hollman. Composer: Peter Fischer, 1971. Swiss premiere.

UKRAINE

    • Kharkov, T.G. Shevtchenko Ukrainian Dramatic Theatre, The Lenin Academy of Kharkov. Director: Roman Grzegorz Mrówczyński. Composer: Zygmunt Krauze, 1989. Ukrainian and USSR premiere.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    • Greenvale, New York, C.W. Post Center, Long Island University. Director: Stefan Rudnicki. Composer: Michael Karp, 1983. American and English-language amateur premiere.
    • New York City, La Mama Experimental Theatre Club/Eugene Lang College. Director: Zisan Ugurlu. Composer: Stefania de Kenessey, 2006. American semi-professional premiere.

YUGOSLAVIA

    • Belgrade (Serbia), Atelje 212. Director: Bogdan Jerković. Composer: Vojislav Kostici, 1970. Yugoslav/Serbian premiere.
    • Sarajevo (Bosnia), Narodno Pozoriste Sarajevo. Director: Vlado Jablan. Composers: Nikola Debeliö and Vlado Jablan, 1970.
    • Ljubljana (Slovenia), Slovensko narodno gledalisce. Director: Jan Bratkowski, 1973. Slovenian premiere.

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