Original title: 2022 Anaya Theatre Festival releases repertoire 2/3 theatre will be outdoors
2022 Anaya Theatre Festival Poster Photo courtesy of the 2022 Anaya Theatre Festival Organizing Committee
China News Service, Beijing, May 16 (Reporter Ying Ni) The 2022 Anaya Theatre Festival officially announced the four major sections of this year’s theatre festival on the 16th. 28 plays and a total of 75 performances by 31 Chinese and foreign directors will be held on June 16. It will be staged in Aranya, Qinhuangdao from 26th to 26th. It is understood that 2/3 of the theatres of this year’s theatre festival are outdoors.
The theme of the 2022 Anaya Theatre Festival is “moment and eternity”, and the founder of Anaya, Ma Yin, continues to serve as the chairman. This year’s Drama Festival will continue the 4 major sections: drama art, cross-border art, life art, and public art, and create a younger, more fun, and more creative drama art scene with multiple creative art forms.
During the 11 days of the festival, 31 Chinese and foreign directors will present a total of 28 specially invited repertoires, including “Frankenstein”, “Waiting for Godot”, “Red”, “Hamlet”, “Parasite” and “Walking Cloud”. Blockbuster repertoire, a total of 75 performances. It is understood that in addition to the 28 specially invited plays, the 2022 Anaya Theatre Festival will also recruit 25 environmental plays for free reading to the audience. The classic master plays collide with multiple reading spaces, bringing the audience a more immersive limited theatrical experience.
2022 Anaya Theatre Festival Repertoire Performance Schedule Photo courtesy of the 2022 Anaya Theatre Festival Organizing Committee
It is understood that this year’s drama festival has adjusted the proportion of outdoor performances to more than 60%. Two-thirds of the theaters are outdoors. The audience and the theater face the blue sky and the sea together, using the sky as the curtain and the sea as the stage. This year, two iconic theatres have also been added – the White Theatre (Auditorium) and the Cruise Ship Theatre.
In the cross-border art section, the newly upgraded version 2.0 of Drama House will incorporate creative expressions in more fields, waiting for the audience to experience it. In addition, the newly created Anaya Theatre Festival Quadrennial (AQ) and 2022 Stage Art 9+9 Persons Exhibition, initiated by stage designer Zhang Wu for the first time, will be based on the theme of “Theatre from Outer Space”. Space is the exploration of language exchange, with rich morphological structures, fermenting fertile drama soil. The “Aranya Theatre Festival x DDC LIVE” special presentation series will capture the night in Anaya with a stellar lineup of musical performances. At the seaside where you can touch the ebb and flow at any time, artist Wang Zhigang will use a multimedia art installation to open up another sensory experience.
In the art of living section, the “Migrant Birds 300 Project” jointly initiated by Liu Chang, Zhu Sha, Zheng Jing and Chen Minghao is back after a year. The most exciting thing is that the famous architect Ma Yansong will draw design manuscripts for the migratory bird habitat Sand City. , to recreate an exclusive field for the most romantic, poetic, and vital “migratory birds”. At the same time, Anaya will rebuild the sand city, upgrade the wetland stage, and create a new destination for building dreams. 300 “migratory birds”, 300 hours of uninterrupted creative scene, showing the cross-domain linkage of multi-dimensional propositions, and writing new possibilities for drama.
The public art section will invite veterans from many fields to discuss the various connections between theatre and the present. The seaside dialogue hosted by the famous host Lu Yu will have cross-border dialogues with senior people from various fields. With Haitian as the background, the abstract realm is sculpted by thinking. In addition, a series of activities such as parades, bonfires, seaside screenings, workshops, theatre experiences, etc. will also welcome every theatre lover during the festival. (Finish)Return to Sohu, see more
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