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Krzysztof Warlikowski: Chronology of life and work

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Krzysztof Warlikowski Nowy Teatr TR Warszawa acting directing opera Redbad Klijnstra Małgorzata Szczęśniak Jacek Poniedziałek Paweł Mykietyn Felice Ross Stanisława Celińska Magdalena Cielecka Renate Jett Piotr Gruszczyński

Part 1. Biographical Overview

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Krzysztof Warlikowski during rehearsals for Angels in America (2007). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

1962: Born 26 May in Szczecin, Poland.

1980-83: Studied History, Philosophy, and Romance languages at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków.

1983: Studied History of Greek theatre at the École Pratique Des Hautes Études, Sorbonne, Paris.

1989-93: Diploma in Theatre Directing at the State Higher Theatre School (PWST) in Kraków.

1991: Assistant Director to Krystian Lupa on his production of Malte, based on texts by Rainer Maria Rilke, at the Stary Teatr in Kraków.

1992: Assistant director to Peter Brook on his production of Impressions de Pélleas, after the opera Peleas i Melisanda by Claude Debussy, at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris.

1994: Trained with Ingmar Bergman at the Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern in Stockholm, and with Giorgio Strehler at the Piccolo Teatro in Milan.

1999-2007: Regular collaborator and directing associate with TR Warszawa (Teatr Rozmaitości), Warsaw. During his association with TR, Warlikowski received numerous awards for his theatre work, including the Polish Theatre Critics’ ITI Centre Award (2003); the Polityka journal ‘Paszport’ Award (2003); Medal for Fine Arts and Humanities (France, 2003); and the Meyerhold Prize for Most Outstanding Achievement in World Theatre (2006).

2008: Awarded the Europe Theatre Prize: New Theatrical Realities, for innovation in the art of theatre.

2008-present: Founder and Artistic Director of the Nowy Teatr, Warsaw.



Part 2. Timeline of Theatre and Opera Productions

Profiles of key collaborators are included below their respective first productions with Warlikowski. Selected awards and commendations linked to specific productions are also listed in the relevant entries.

Auto da fé by Elias Canetti
Adapted and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 10 March 1992 at PWST, Kraków
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Cast: Marek Cynk, Sławomir Federowicz, Dorota Godzic, Bernadetta Kuś, Andrzej Łachański, Stanisław Mucha, Grzegorz Muzyka, Agnieszka Schimscheiner, Piotr Wawrzyńczak

Małgorzata Szczęśniak: Set and costume designer. Szczęśniak graduated from the School of Fine Arts in Kraków in 1972. She studied psychology at the Jagiellonian University (1972-76) and organised art classes for children with behavioural disorders, as well as art therapy activities for people with schizophrenia, under the supervision of the psychiatrist Noemi Madejska. Having begun a PhD on the psychology of creativity, Szczęśniak transferred to a diploma in stage design (1981-84) at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków, under the tutelage of Jerzy Skarżyński. After completing her studies, she left for Paris with Warlikowski. In 1992, they staged their first performance together – Auto da fé by Elias Canetti – and have continued their collaboration ever since. Szczęśniak was one of the co-founders of the Nowy Theatre in 2008, along with Warlikowski and several other long-term collaborators.

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Krzysztof Warlikowski and Małgorzata Szczęśniak. Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Białe Noce (White Nights) by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Adapted and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: June 1992 at PWST, Kraków
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Cast: Stanisław Mucha, Jacek Poniedziałek, Anna Radwan

Jacek Poniedziałek: Actor and co-creator. Poniedziałek graduated in acting from the State Higher Theatre School (PWST) in Kraków in 1990, where he met Warlikowski. From 1990 to 1992, he worked with the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre, and from 1992 to 1994 with the Stary Theatre in Kraków. From 1999, he performed regularly at TR Warszawa in Warsaw, and in 2008 he became a key founding member the Nowy Theatre ensemble. He has taken lead roles in many of Warlikowski’s productions and participated extensively in the processes leading to the creation of the performances. Following his move to Warsaw, he has also featured in many films and television series.

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Jacek Poniedziałek. Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Markiza O (The Marquise of O) by Heinrich von Kleist
Translated, adapted, and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 20 February 1993 at the Stary Teatr, Kraków
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Jacek Ostaszewski
Cast: Piotr Cyrwus, Zygmunt Józefczak, Agnieszka Mandat, Paweł Miśkiewicz, Jacek Poniedziałek, Anna Radwan, Jerzy Święch, Leszek Świgoń, Maria Zającówna-Radwan
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Trucizna teatru (The Theatre’s Poison) by Rodolf Sirera
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 3 December 1993 at the Teatr Nowy, Poznań
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Cast: Zbigniew Grochal, Mieczysław Konarowski

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Mieczysław Konarowski and Zbigniew Grochal in The Theatre’s Poison (1993). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Zbrodnia przy ulicy Lourcine (The Affair In the Rue de Lourcine) by Eugène Labiche
Translated and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: January 1994 at PWST, Wrocław
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Ewa Kornecka
Choreography: Ewa Czekalska
Principal cast: Konrad Imiela, Mariusz Kiljan, Kinga Zabokrzycka
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Kupiec wenecki (The Merchant of Venice) by William Shakespeare
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 18 September 1994 at Teatr im. Wilama Horzycy, Toruń
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Musical arrangement: Jacek Ostaszewski
Cast: Małgorzata Abramowicz, Małgorzata Chojnowska, Jarosław Felczykowski, Jerzy Gliński, Paweł Kowalski, Włodzimierz Maciudziński, Niko Niakas, Zbigniew Przybylski, Paweł Tchórzelski, Jolanta Teska, Wacław Tracz, Michał Marek Ubysz, Grzegorz Wiśniewski
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Ludwig. Tod Eines Konigs (Ludwig: Death of a King) based on The Barred Window by Klaus Mann
Adapted and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 12 November 1994 at the Kammerspiele Theatre, Hamburg
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Jacek Ostaszewski
Principal cast: Marcus Bertl, Justina Del Corte, Roland Renner
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Ha-Mishnapad (The Trial) by Franz Kafka
Adapted and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 1995 at Beit Zvi School of Drama, Tel Aviv
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Cast: Alon Dahan, Juad Abed El-Ganie, Tom Godo, Guy Loel, Maya Maoz, Carmit Messilaty, Vardi Moskovitch, Inbar Reshef, Shay Rozen, Guy Sagie, Ran Shahaf, Hedva Shapira, Maya Sha’aya, Liz Shwartz, Yoram Toledano, Arik Yaffe, Sharon Zelikowskey
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Roberto Zucco by Bernard-Marie Koltès
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 22 September 1995 at the Teatr Nowy, Poznań
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Tomasz Stańko
Cast: Paweł Binkowski, Antonina Choroszy, Witold Dębicki, Krystyna Feldman, Zbigniew Grochal, Redbad Klijnstra, Mirosław Konarowski, Grażyna Korin, Aleksander Machalica, Małgorzata Maślanka, Kazimiera Nogajówna, Daniela Popławska, Mariusz Puchalski, Agnieszka Różańska, Mariusz Sabiniewicz, Wojciech Standełło, Jerzy Stasiuk, Waldemar Szczepaniak

Redbad Klijnstra: Actor and co-creator. Klijnstra is a Polish theatre practitioner of Dutch origin, who grew up in the Netherlands and moved to Poland before graduating in acting from the PWST in Warsaw in 1994. He has collaborated with the Teatr Studio (1994-2006), TR Warszawa (2001-2006), and the Nowy Teatr since 2008. He is an independent theatre director and actor, and has also featured in numerous films.

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Redbad Klijnstra (left) in Roberto Zucco (1995). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Zatrudnimy starego klowna (Old Clown Wanted) by Matei Vişniec
Translated and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 9 June 1996 at the Stary Teatr, Kraków
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Tomasz Stańko
Mime sequences: Henryk Duda
Cast: Jerzy Bińczycki, Sonia Bohosiewicz, Juliusz Grabowski, Sebastian Grek, Andrzej Kozak, Andrzej Kozłowski, Jacek Król, Grzegorz Kwas, Marek Litewka, Hubert Zduniak
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Elektra (Electra) by Sophocles
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 18 January 1997 at the Teatr Dramatyczny, Warsaw
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Choreography: Wojciech Misiuro
Cast: Waldemar Barwiński, Zbigniew Bielski, Mariusz Bonaszewski, Jadwiga Jankowska-Cieślak, Sebastian Konrad, Jacek Kopczyński, Agnieszka Kotlarska, Małgorzata Kożuchowska, Sylwia Nowiczewska, Jolanta Olszewska, Antoni Ostrouch, Elżbieta Piekacz, Małgorzata Rudzka, Danuta Stenka, Maciej Szary, Andrzej Szeremeta, Paweł Tucholski, Grzegorz Wons, Agnieszka Wosińska

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Electra (1997). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Opowieść zimowa (A Winter’s Tale) by William Shakespeare
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 5 April 1997 at the Teatr Nowy, Poznań
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Choreography: Wojciech Misiuro
Cast: Szymon Bobrowski, Wojciech Brzeziński, Antonina Choroszy, Krystyna Feldman, Dominik Górka, Maciej Hązła, Mateusz Hornung, Mirosław Konarowski, Bartosz Micewski, Aleksander Machalica, Kazimiera Nogajówna, Tomasz Orpiński, Daniela Popławska, Agnieszka Różańska, Maria Rybarczyk, Mariusz Sabiniewicz, Wojciech Standełło, Jerzy Stasiuk, Waldemar Szczepaniak, Piotr Witoń

Awarded: Honorary Złoty Yorick (Golden Yorick) in the Theatrum Gedanense competition for interpretations of Shakespeare

Paweł Mykietyn: Composer. Mykietyn graduated from the Academy of Music in Warsaw in 1997. He developed into an award-winning composer, receiving prizes for his pieces 3 For 13, Epifora, and Symfonia nr 2. He frequently composes music for film and theatre, notably for Warlikowski and Grzegorz Jarzyna. He has also written an opera, Ignorant i szaleniec (The Ignorant and the Madman), the premiere of which was directed by Warlikowski in 2001. In 2008, he became the Music Director of the Nowy Teatr.

A Winter’s Tale (1997). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

A Winter’s Tale (1997). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Tancerz mecenasa Kraykowskiego (Lawyer Kraykowski’s Dancer) by Witold Gombrowicz
Adapted and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 11 June 1997 at the Teatr Powszechny, Radom
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Choreography: Wojciech Misiuro
Cast: Krzysztof Adamczyk, Marcin Bednarczyk, Stanisław Witold Biczysko, Andrzej Bieniasz, Jolanta Bobras-Pająk, Jacek Bołądź, Izabela Brejtkop, Marcin Brykczyński, Danuta Dolecka, Krzysztof Dziemaszkiewicz, Magdalena Ferens, Krzysztof Frączek, Elwira Hamerska, Maria Kaim, Dariusz Kowalski, Katarzyna Krzyszkowska-Sut, Robert Łuchniak, Wojciech Ługowski, Radosław Nowak, Jacek Poniedziałek, Paweł Szarpak, Zbigniew Wiśniewski, Ryszard Wojtkowski, Aneta Zaborska, Izabela Zielińska

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Lawyer Kraykowski’s Dancer (1997). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 5 July 1997 at Beit Zvi School of Drama, Tel Aviv
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Sosh Riseman
Choreography: Saar Magal
Fight choreography and acrobatic sequences: Leonard Glantz
Lighting: Misha Tchernovski
Cast: Nadav Aaviknin, Aviram Alkobi, Alon Blumenshtein, Moshik Cohen, Shay Hadad, Shay Helphman, Irit Kaplan, Amir Kriaf, Lirit Mash, Ziv Meir, Nir Menkie, Niv Raz, Tomer Rousso, Gera Sendler, Michal Tzafir
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Poskromienie złośnicy (The Taming of the Shrew) by William Shakespeare
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premieres: 31 December 1997 and 3 January 1998 at the Teatr Dramatyczny, Warsaw
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Choreography: Wojciech Misiuro
Dramaturgical consultant: Małgorzata Sugiera
Cast: Zbigniew Bielski, Leon Charewicz, Marcin Dorociński, Adam Ferency, Sławomir Grzymkowski, Małgorzata Kożuchowska, Jolanta Olszewska, Danuta Stenka, Andrzej Szeremeta, Marcin Troński, Paweł Tucholski, Janusz Wituch, Wojciech Wysocki

Awarded: Prize for Directing at the Third All-Poland Competition for the Staging of Shakespeare’s Plays

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Adam Ferency and Danuta Stenka in The Taming of the Shrew (1998). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Pericle, principe di Tiro (Pericles, Prince of Tyre) by William Shakespeare
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 27 January 1998 at the Piccolo Teatro di Milano
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Choreography: Saar Magal
Cast: Giorgio Bongiovanni, Renato De Carmine, Luca Criscuoli, Antonio Fattorini, Margherita Di Rauso, Franco Sangermano, Maria Sorrenti, Alkis Zanis

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Zapadno pristaniste (Quay West) by Bernard-Marie Koltès
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 3 April 1998 at Gradsko Dramsko kazalište Gavella, Zagreb
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Cast: Bożidar Alić, Slavko Brankov, Helena Buljan, Edyta Majić, Sreten Mokrović, Ksenja Paić, Filip Sovagović, Ranko Zidović

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Hanashim hafanikiot (The Phoenician Women) by Euripides
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: August 1998 at the Municipal Theatre, Beer Sheva
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn with Sosh Riseman
Choreography: Saar Magal
Lighting: Felice Ross
Cast: Shlomo Bar-Shavit, Udi Keisary, Nevo Kimichi, Shabai Konorti, Miki Peleg, Orna Porat, Danny Rotenberg, Odelia Segal, David Shamul

Felice Ross: Lighting director. Ross was born in the USA and lives in Israel, where she has worked on many theatre projects with the Chan Theatre in Jerusalem, the Cameri Theatre and the Habima National Theatre in Tel Aviv, and the Municipal Theatre in Beer Sheva. At the latter, she encountered Warlikowski for the first time (working on The Phoenician Women by Euripides), and has subsequently collaborated on each of his performances. She also works for ballet and opera theatres, and serves as the lighting and sound director at the Centre of Theatre Art in Tel Aviv. In Poland, she has also collaborated with Grzegorz Jarzyna, Mariusz Treliński, and Roman Polański. She continues to collaborate with Warlikowski as the Lighting Director of the Nowy Teatr.

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Felice Ross with Krzysztof Warlikowski in 2002. Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Zachodnie wybrzeże (Quay West) by Bernard-Marie Koltès
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 10 October 1998 at the Teatr Studio, Warsaw
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Choreography: Wojciech Misiuro
Cast: Aleksander Bednarz, Ewa Błaszczyk, Stanisława Celińska, Edyta Jungowska, Redbad Klijnstra, Krzysztof Kolberger, Olena Leonenko, Jacek Poniedziałek, Omar Sangare

Stanisława Celińska: Actor and co-creator. Celińska made her acting debut in 1968 at the Teatr Współczesny in Warsaw and a year later she graduated in acting from the PWST in Warsaw. She made her debut in film in 1970, and has since performed in over seventy feature films and television series, notably in many of Andrzej Wajda’s films. She has performed at several Warsaw theatres (Współczesny, Nowy, Dramatyczny, and Studio), and at the Teatr Nowy in Poznań. She has received numerous awards, including the Srebrny Krzyż Zasługi (Silver Cross of Merit) in 1986. Celińska became a key collaborator of Warlikowski following their work on Quay West at the Teatr Studio in 1998.

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Stanisława Celińska in The Ignorant and the Madman (2001). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Was ihr wollt (Twelfth Night or What You Will) by William Shakespeare
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 20 February 1999 at the Staatstheatre, Stuttgart (Kammertheatre)
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Choreography: Saar Magal
Assistant dramaturg: Andreas Beck
Cast: Marcus Calvin, Regine Henstschel, Waldemar Kobias, Andreas Lichtenberger, Daniel Ris, Wolfgang Schwartz, Karl-Friedrich Seraphin, Michael Stiller, Samuel Weiss

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Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 22 October 1999 at TR Warszawa
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Choreography: Saar Magal
Lighting: Piotr Pawlik
Cast: Stanisława Celińska, Andrzej Chyra/Piotr Mastafa, Magdalena Cielecka, Jolanta Fraszyńska/Aleksandra Popławska, Marek Kalita, Redbad Klijnstra/Adam Woronowicz, Cezary Kosiński, Maria Maj, Jacek Poniedziałek, Maria Seweryn, Robert Więckiewicz, Mirosław Zbrojewicz

Magdalena Cielecka: Actor and co-creator. Cielecka graduated in acting from the PWST Kraków in 1995. During her studies, she made her acting debut at the Stary Teatr and continued to collaborate with that theatre from 1995 to 2001. For her first film role, in Barbara Sass’s Pokuszenie (Temptation, 1995), she received the award for Best Actress at the twentieth Festiwal Polskich Filmów Fabularnych in Gdańsk (considered the most important film acting award in Poland). She was associated with the TR Warszawa from 2001 to 2007, collaborating regularly with Warlikowski and Grzegorz Jarzyna, and has been a core member of the Nowy Teatr ensemble since its founding in 2008.

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Magdalena Cielecka in (A)pollonia (2009). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Sturm (The Tempest) by William Shakespeare
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 17 March 2000 at the Staatstheatre, Stuttgart (Kammertheatre)
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Choreography: Saar Magal
Cast: Christian Brey, Susana Fernandes Genebra, Bernd Guann, Regine Henstschel, Renate Jett, Edgar Muller-Lechernam, Elmar Roloff, Vivian Scheurle, Carl Friedrich Seraphin, Michael Stiller

Renate Jett: Actor and co-creator. Jett studied acting in Vienna and Los Angeles. She was a member of the Viennese theatre Der Kreis led by George Tabori, and was associated with the Schauspielhaus in Graz, the Staatstheater in Stuttgart, and Theater Basel in Switzerland. She has developed her career as an independent theatre director, and has also taught at the State University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart. She has collaborated with Warlikowski since his production of The Tempest in Stuttgart (2000), for which she received the Aleksander Zelwerowicz award for Best Actress.

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Renate Jett in (A)pollonia (2009). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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The Music Programme by Roxanna Panufnik (libretto by Paul Micou)
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 7 April 2000 at the Teatr Wielki – Opera Narodowa, Warsaw
Conductor: Wojciech Michniewski
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Wojciech Misiuro
Cast: Hal Cazalet, Jonathan Kenny, Adam Kruszewski, Hyacinth Nicholls, Piotr Nowacki, Heather Shipp, Xu Lin Qiang

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The Music Programme (2000). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi (libretto by François-Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle, based on Friedrich Schiller’s play)
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 22 October 2000 at the Teatr Wielki – Opera Narodowa, Warsaw
Conductor: Jacek Kasprzyk
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Wojciech Misiuro | lighting: Felice Ross
Cast: Wiera Baniewicz, Monika Baranowska, Krzysztof Bednarek, Jeanette Bożałek, Marcin Bronikowski, Agnieszka Dąbrowska, Bożena Harasimowicz-Haas, Paweł Izdebski, Kałudi Kałudow, Izabella Kłosińska, Stanisław Kowalski, Teresa Krajewska, Adam Kruszewski, Anna Lubańska, Barbara Mądra, Mieczysław Milun, Ryszard Morka, Piotr Nowacki, Jacek Parol, Natalia Puczniewska, Jadwiga Skoczylas, Andrij Szkurhan, Romuald Tesarowicz, Stefania Toczyska, Ryszard Wróblewski, Włodzimierz Zalewski, Adam Zdunikowski

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Bachantki (The Bacchae) by Euripides
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 9 February 2001 at TR Warszawa
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Musical arrangement: Piotr Domiński
Lighting: Felice Ross
Cast: Aleksander Bednarz/Mariusz Benoit, Stanisława Celińska, Andrzej Chyra, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Redbad Klijnstra/Robert Więckiewicz, Magdalena Kuta, Lech Łotocki, Maria Maj, Piotr Nowak/Maciej Wojdyła, Waldemar Obłoza, Jacek Poniedziałek

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Aleksander Bednarz and Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik in The Bacchae (2001). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Ignorant i szaleniec (The Ignorant and the Madman) by Paweł Mykietyn (libretto based on Thomas Bernhard’s play)
Adapted and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 4 May 2001 at the Teatr Wielki – Opera Narodowa, Warsaw
Conductor: Wojciech Michniewski
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Lighting: Stanisław Zięba
Cast: Jerzy Artysz, Stanisława Celińska, Jonathan Kenny, Jacek Laszczkowski, Wojciech Michniewski, Olga Pasiecznik, Natalia Puczniewska

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Jonathan Kenny and Olga Pasiecznik in The Ignorant and the Madman (2001). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Bakhe (The Bacchae) by Euripides
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 23 July 2001 at Gradsko Dramsko kazalište Gavella, Zagreb
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Cast: Livio Badurina, Slavko Brankov, Helena Buljan, Vlatko Dulić, Jelena Mikoljević, Sreten Mokrović, Ksenija Pajić, Janko Rahos, Rahan Rushaidat, Sinisa Rużić, Nada Subotić

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Tatuowane języki (Tattooed Tongues) by Martjin Padding (libretto by Friso Haverkamp)
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 23 September 2001 at the Teatr Wielki – Opera Narodowa, Warsaw
Conductor: Wojciech Michniewski
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Saar Magal
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Floris Guntenaar
Cast: Hubert Claessens, Zenon Kitowski, Monique Krus, Jacek Laszczkowski, Robert Nalewajka

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Tattooed Tongues (2001). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Oczyszczeni (Cleansed) by Sarah Kane
Translated by Krzysztof Warlikowski and Jacek Poniedziałek, directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 15 December 2001; co-produced by the Teatr Współczesny (Wrocław), Teatr Polski (Poznań), and TR Warszawa
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Lighting: Felice Ross
Cast: Mariusz Bonaszewski, Stanisława Celińska/Ewa Dałkowska, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Renate Jett, Redbad Klijnstra, Jacek Poniedziałek, Thomas Schweiberer/Tomasz Wygoda, Tomasz Tyndyk

Awarded: Prize for Best Foreign Performance in 2002/3 from the Syndicat Professionnel de la Critique Théâtre, Musique et Danse, and the Laur Konrada Prize at the Sixth Festival of the Art of Directing ‘Interpretacje’ (‘Interpretations’) in Katowice

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Cleansed (2001). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Auf der Suche nach der verlorenen Zeit (In Search of Lost Time) by Marcel Proust
Adapted and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 25 May 2002 at the Schauspiel, Bonn
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Lighting: Felice Ross
Cast: Wolker K. Baner, Joachim Berger, Wolfgang Bohn, Andreas Durban, Angelika Fornell, Karsten Gaul, Ulrike Gubisch, Patricia Harrison, Renate Jett, Claudia Kashe, Thomas Klenk, Claudia Kraus, Ulrich Kuhlmann, Sebastian Munster, Zelijka Perksavec, Wolfgang Ruter, Daniel Sander, Biute Scherin, Alexandra von Schwerin, Andreas Seifert, Barbara Tenber, Julia Wiening, Sabine Wiethoner

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Burza (The Tempest) by William Shakespeare
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 4 January 2003 at TR Warszawa
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Lighting: Felice Ross
Cast: Stanisława Celińska, Andrzej Chyra, Magdalena Cielecka, Adam Ferency, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Renate Jett, Marek Kalita, Redbad Klijnstra, Lech Łotocki, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Marianna Orłoś, Teresa Owczynnikow, Jacek Poniedziałek, Maria Świerszcz

Awarded: Złoty Yorick for the best Shakespearian performance in 2002/3 season, and the Feliks Warszawski Prize for Best Directing

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Le songe d’une nuit d’été (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) by William Shakespeare
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 7 March 2003 at the Théâtre National, Nice
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Lighting: Felice Ross
Cast: Ottis Ba, Jéremié Bossone, Yann Colette, Adrien Dourdot, Sophie Duez, Stéphane Gasc, Fréderic De Goldfiem, Cyril Guei, Renate Jett, Diouc Kama, Julie Laval, Cécile Mathieu, Daniel Sander, Giovanni Vitello

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Ubu Rex by Krzysztof Penderecki (libretto by Krzysztof Penderecki and Jerzy Jarocki)
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 2 October 2003 at the Teatr Wielki – Opera Narodowa, Warsaw
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Saar Magal
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Cast: Magdalena Andreew-Siwek, Rafał Bartmiński, Jeanette Bożałek, Ryszard Cieśla, Joanna Cortes, Robert Dymowski, Przemysław Firek, Józef Frakstein, Czesław Gałka, Anna Karasińska, Izabella Kłosińska, Stanisław Kowalski, Adam Kruszewski, Anna Lubańska, Lech Łotocki, Mieczysław Milun, Ryszard Morka, Piotr Nowacki, Jacek Parol, Ligita Rackauskaite, Dorota Radomska, Rafał Siwek, Krzysztof Szmyt, Andrzej Witlewski, Ryszard Wróblewski, Paweł Wunder

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Ubu Rex (2003). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Dybuk (The Dybbuk) by Shimon Ansky/Hanna Krall
Adapted and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 6 October 2003 at TR Warszawa
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Lighting: Felice Ross
Cast: Stanisława Celińska, Andrzej Chyra, Magdalena Cielecka, Renate Jett, Marek Kalita, Redbad Klijnstra/Orna Porat, Irena Laskowska/Maria Maj, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Jacek Poniedziałek, Jerzy Senator, Maciej Tomaszewski, Tomasz Tyndyk

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Orna Porat (left) and Krzysztof Warlikowski during rehearsals for The Dybbuk (2003). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Droomsporen (Speaking in Tongues) by Andrew Bovell
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 1 February 2004 at Toneelgroep, Amsterdam
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Choreography: Saar Magal
Lighting: Felice Ross
Cast: Barry Atsma, Elsie de Brauw, Nina Deuss, Roeland Fernhout, Hugo Koolschijn, Alwin Pullinckx, Gunilla Verbeke, Benjamin de Vit, Leon Voorberg

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Makbet (Macbeth) by William Shakespeare
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 14 June 2004 at the Schauspiel, Hannover
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Adam Falkiewicz
Choreography: Saar Magal
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Cast: Denis Burgazliev, Christian Erdmann, Fabian Gerhardt, Wolf List, Wolfgang Michalek, Thomas Niehaus, Tim Porath, Anne Ratte-Polle, Wilhelm Schlotterer

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Krum by Hanoch Levin
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 3 March 2005; co-produced by TR Warszawa and the Stary Teatr, Kraków
Translated by Jacek Poniedziałek
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Lighting: Felice Ross
Film: Paweł Łoziński
Cast: Stanisława Celińska/Małgorzata Rożniatowska, Magdalena Cielecka/Maja Ostaszewska/Magdalena Popławska, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Miron Hakenbeck, Marek Kalita, Redbad Klijnstra, Paweł Kruszelnicki, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Adam Nawojczyk, Jacek Poniedziałek, Anna Radwan-Gancarczyk, Danuta Stenka

Awarded: New York Critics’ OBIE Award for Directing, by the Village Voice

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Wozzeck by Alban Berg (libretto based on Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck)
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 5 January 2006 at the Teatr Wielki – Opera Narodowa, Warsaw
Conductor: Jacek Kasprzyk
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Saar Magal
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Dramaturg: Miron Hakenbeck
Cast: Rafał Bartmiński, Wioletta Chodowicz, Przemysław Firek, Paweł Izdebski, Izabella Kłosińska, Anna Lubańska, Remigiusz Łukomski, Dariusz Machej, Ryszard Minkiewicz, Matteo de Monti, Piotr Nowacki, Małgorzata Pańko, Łukasz Rosiak, Krzysztof Szmyt, Ryszard Świdziński, Dariusz Walendowski, Ryszard Wróblewski, Paweł Wunder

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Warlikowski (left) during rehearsals for Wozzeck (2006). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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Madame de Sade by Yukio Mishima
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 26 February 2006 at Toneelgroep, Amsterdam
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Cast: Barry Atsma, Marieke Heebink, Hugo Koolschijn, Alwin Pulinckx, Eelco Smits, Leon Voorberg

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Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigenia in Tauris) by Christoph Willibald Gluck (libretto by Nicolas François Guillard and François Gand-Leblanc du Roullet)
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 8 June 2006 at the Opéra national de Paris, Palais Garnier
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Saar Magal
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Dramaturg: Miron Hakenbeck
Cast: Yann Beuron, Stéphane Degout, Mireille Delunsch, Franck Ferrari, Salomé Haller, Renate Jett

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Anioły w Ameryce (Angels in America) by Tony Kushner
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 17 February 2007 at TR Warszawa
Translated by Jacek Poniedziałek
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Songs: Adam Falkiewicz
Lighting: Felice Ross
Film: Paweł Łoziński
Cast: Stanisława Celińska/Maja Komorowska, Andrzej Chyra, Magdalena Cielecka, Dorota Landowska/Monika Niemczyk/Danuta Stenka, Rafał Maćkowiak, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Maja Ostaszewska/Magdalena Popławska, Jacek Poniedziałek, Bogusława Schubert, Maciej Stuhr, Tomasz Tyndyk

Awarded: The Konrad Swinarski Prize for Best Theatre Director 2006/7, awarded by the journal Teatr, and the Prize for Best Foreign Performance in 2007/8, awarded by the Syndicat Professionnel de la Critique Théâtre, Musique et Danse, France

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Magdalena Cielecka in Angels in America (2007). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

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L’affaire Macropoulos (The Makropoulos Affair) by Leoš Janáček (libretto based on Karel Čapek’s play)
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 27 April 2007 at the Opéra Bastille, Paris
Conductor: Tomas Hanus
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Lighting: Felice Ross
Dramaturg: Miron Hakenbeck
Cast: Ales Briscein, Ryland Davies, Angela Denoke, Karine Deshayes, David Kuebler, Vincent Le Texier, Charles Workman

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Eugene Onegin by Pyotr Tchaikovsky (libretto in verse by Konstantin Shilovsky based on Alexander Pushkin’s novel)
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 30 October 2007 at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich
Conductor: Ken Nagano/Ion Martin
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Dramaturgs: Miron Hakenbeck and Peter Heilker
Cast: Günther Groissböck, Olga Guryakova, Elena Maximova, Guy de Mey, Christoph Strehl, Iris Vermillion, Michael Volle, Elena Zilio

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Parsifal by Richard Wagner
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 4 March 2008 at the Opéra Bastille, Paris
Conductor: Hartmut Haenchen
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Lighting: Felice Ross
Dramaturg: Miron Hakenbeck
Cast: Stig Andersen, Alexander-Marco Buhrmester, Waltraud Meier, Evgeny Nikitin, Franz-Josef Selig

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Médée (Medea) by Luigi Cherubini (libretto by François-Benoît Hoffmann)
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 12 April 2008 at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels
Conductor: Christophe Rousset
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Dramaturg: Miron Hakenbeck
Cast: Rachel Frenkel, Ekaterina Gubanova, Nadja Michael, Violet Serena Noorduyn, Virginie Pochon, Philippe Rouillon, Kurt Streit

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(A)pollonia based on texts by Aeschylus, J. M. Coetzee, Euripides, Hanna Krall, Jonathan Littell, and others, adapted by Krzysztof Warlikowski, Piotr Gruszczyński, and Jacek Poniedziałek
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 16 May 2009 at the Nowy Teatr, Warsaw
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn, Renate Jett, Piotr Maślanka, and Paweł Stankiewicz
Songs: Renate Jett
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Paweł Łoziński, Kacper Lisowski, and Rafał Listopad
Dramaturg: Piotr Gruszczyński
Cast: Andrzej Chyra, Magdalena Cielecka, Ewa Dałkowska, Jolanta Fraszyńska /Maja Ostaszewska/Anna Radwan-Gancarczyk, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik/Danuta Stenka, Wojciech Kalarus, Marek Kalita, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Adam Nawojczyk, Monika Niemczyk/Anna Radwan-Gancarczyk, Jacek Poniedziałek, Magdalena Popławska, Maciej Stuhr, Tomasz Tyndyk

Awarded: Prize for Directing at the International Festival Boska Komedia (Divine Comedy) in Kraków

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Magdalena Cielecka in (A)pollonia (2009). Photograph: Stefan Okołowicz.

Piotr Gruszczyński: Literary director and dramaturg. Gruszczyński is a theatre critic and author of an important book on recent developments in Polish theatre: Ojcobójcy. Młodsi zdolniejsi w teatrze polskim (The Father-Killers: The Younger, More Talented in Polish Theatre). He was also the editor and interlocutor in an extended series of interviews with Warlikowski published in Polish as Szekspir i uzurpator (Shakespeare and the Usurper, 2007) and in French as Théâtre écorché (Flayed Theatre, 2007). He has collaborated with the Nowy Theatre since its founding in 2008, and is jointly responsible for its artistic programme.
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Le Roi Roger (King Roger) by Karol Szymanowski (libretto by Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz)
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 18 June 2009 at the Opéra Bastille, Paris
Conductor: Kazushi Ono
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Saar Magal
Lighting: Felice Ross
Cast: Eric Cutler, Mariusz Kwiecień, Stefan Margita, Olga Pasiecznik, Jadwiga Rappé, Wojtek Śmiłek

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Un Tramway based on A Streetcar Named Desireby Tennessee Williams, adapted by Wajdi Mouawad, Piotr Gruszczyński, and Krzysztof Warlikowski
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 4 February 2010 at the Théâtre de L’Odéon, Paris
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Cast: Andrzej Chyra, Yann Collette, Isabelle Huppert, Renate Jett, Cristian Soto, Florence Thomassin

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Macbeth by William Shakespeare (libretto by Francesco Maria Piave)
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 17 June 2010 at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Cast: Benjamin Bernhem, Carlo Colombara, Jacques Does, Scott Hendricks, Lisa Houben/Tatiana Serjan, Gerard Lavalle, Andrew Richards, Bernard Villiers, Janny Zomer

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Koniec (The End) based on texts by J. M. Coetzee, Franz Kafka, and Bernard-Marie Koltès, adapted by Krzysztof Warlikowski and Piotr Gruszczyński
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 30 September 2010 at the Nowy Teatr, Warsaw
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Claude Bardouil
Music: Paweł Mykietyn, Paweł Bomert, and Paweł Stankiewicz
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Dramaturg: Piotr Gruszczyński
Cast: Stanisława Celińska, Magdalena Cielecka, Ewa Dałkowska, Wojciech Kalarus, Marek Kalita, Mateusz Kościukiewicz, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Maja Ostaszewska, Jacek Poniedziałek, Magdalena Popławska, Anna Radwan-Gancarczyk, Maciej Stuhr

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The Rake’s Progress by Igor Stravinsky (libretto by W. H. Auden, and Chester Kallman)
Directed by: Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 10 December 2010 at the Staatsoper im Schiller Theater, Berlin
Music direction: Ingo Metzmacher
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Claude Bardouil
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Dramaturg: Jens Schroth
Cast: Andreas Bauer, Erin Caves, James Homann, Florian Hoffmann, Anna Prohaska, Birgit Remmert, Gidon Saks, Nicolas Zieliński

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Opowieści afrykańskie według Szekspira (African Tales by Shakespeare) based on plays by William Shakespeare, adapted by Krzysztof Warlikowski and Piotr Gruszczyński
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 5 October 2011 at the Nowy Teatr, Warsaw
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Claude Bardouil
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Lighting: Felice Ross
Animations: Kamil Polak
Dramaturg: Piotr Gruszczyński
Cast: Stanisława Celińska, Ewa Dałkowska, Adam Ferency, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Wojciech Kalarus, Marek Kalita, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Maja Ostaszewska, Piotr Polak, Jacek Poniedziałek, Magdalena Popławska

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Poppea e Nerone based on The Coronation of Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi and Giovanni Francesco Busenello, in a new orchestration by Phillippe Boesmans
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 12 June 2012 at the Teatro Real, Madrid
Music direction: Sylvain Cambreling
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Claude Bardouil
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Dramaturg: Ian Burton
Special collaboration: Jonathan Littell
Cast: Charles Castronovo, Isaac Galán, Juan Francisco Gatell, Serge Kakudji, Gerardo López, Antonio Lozano, Nadja Michael, Hannah Esther Minutillo, Lyubov Petrova, Jadwiga Rappé, Ekaterina Siurina, William Towers, Elena Tsallagova, Willard White, Maria Ricarda Wesseling, José Manuel Zapata

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Lulu by Alban Berg
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 14 October 2012 at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels
Music direction: Paul Daniel, Michael Boder
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Claude Bardouil
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Dramaturg: Christian Longchamp
Cast: Claude Bardouil, Frances Bourne, Rúni Brattaberg, Mireille Capelle, Charles Dekeyser, Barbara Hannigan/Kerstin Avemo, Dietrich Henschel, Pavlo Hunka, Gerard Lavalle, Benoît De Leersnyder, Ivan Ludlow, Anna Maistriau, Beata Morawska, Natascha Petrinsky, Tom Randle, Rosalba Torres Guerrero, Charles Workman, Robert Wörle/Albrecht Kludzuweit

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Kabaret Warszawski (Warsaw Cabaret) inspired by a text by John van Druten and a film by Cameron Mitchell, adapted by Krzysztof Warlikowski, Piotr Gruszczyński, and Szczepan Orłowski
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 3 July 2013 at the Nowy Teatr, Warsaw
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Claude Bardouil
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Lighting: Felice Ross
Animations: Kamil Polak
Dramaturg: Piotr Gruszczyński
Cast: Claude Bardouil, Stanisława Celińska, Magdalena Cielecka, Andrzej Chyra, Ewa Dałkowska, Bartosz Gelner, Małgorzata Hajewska-Krzysztofik, Wojciech Kalarus, Redbad Klijnstra, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Maja Ostaszewska, Piotr Polak, Jacek Poniedziałek, Magdalena Popławska, Maciej Stuhr; musicians: Paweł Bomert, Piotr Maślanka, Paweł Stankiewicz, Fabian Włodarek

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Die Frau ohne Schatten (The Woman without a Shadow) by Richard Strauss (libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal), adapted by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski
Premiere: 21 November 2013 at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich
Music direction: Kirill Petrenko
Set and costume design: Małgorzata Szczęśniak
Choreography: Claude Bardouil
Music: Paweł Mykietyn
Lighting: Felice Ross
Video: Denis Guéguin
Animations: Kamil Polak
Dramaturg: Miron Hakenbeck
Cast: Renate Jett, Wolfgang Koch, Tim Kuypers, Roberta Merbeth, Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, Eri Nakamura, Elena Pankratova, Deborah Polaski, Dean Power, Christian Rieger, Robert Dean Smith, Samuel Youn, and others


Part 3. Selected Bibliography

This selection focuses on full-length monographs in Polish and on internationally accessible publications of various kinds. Entries are in chronological order.

1. Janusz Majcherek, ‘L’enfer des Purifiés/The Hell of the Cleansed’, Le Théâtre en Pologne/The Theatre in Poland, 1-2 (2002), 33-37 and 38-40.

2. Notatnik Teatralny, 28-29 (2003) [special issue on Krzysztof Warlikowski].

3. Joanna Krakowska-Narożniak, ‘La Tempête de Warlikowski/Warlikowski’s The Tempest’, Le Théâtre en Pologne/The Theatre in Poland, 3-4 (2003), 34-36 and 37-40.

4. Tom Sellar, ‘Poland’s Old and New Masters’, Theater, 33 (2003), 3-19.

5. Krzysztof Warlikowski, interviewed by Tom Sellar, in ‘Copernican Discoveries’, Theater, 33 (2003), 21-35 (pp. 33-35).

6. Allen J. Kuharski, ‘Festival De Théâtre Des Amériques. Montréal. 22 May-8 June 2003’, Theatre Journal, 56.2 (2004), 293-296.

7. Jacek Sieradzki, ‘Les Dibbouks nus et corporels/Dybbuks, Naked and Corporeal’, Le Théâtre en Pologne/The Theatre in Poland, 1-2 (2004), 21-26 and 27-31.

8. Jacek Kopciński, ‘Directors’ Solos: Grzegorz Jarzyna and Krzysztof Warlikowski’, in Polish Theatre after 1989: Beyond Borders, ed. by Paul Allain and Grzegorz Ziółkowski (= Contemporary Theatre Review, 15.1 (2005)), 84-92.

9. ‘Dans la chambre de la mémoire/In the Room of Memory’, Jacek Poniedziałek in conversation with Joanna Targoń, Le Théâtre en Pologne/The Theatre in Poland, 1-2 (2005), 46-47 and 48-50.

10. W – T. Warlikowski. Teatr/Theatre, ed. by Agnieszka Tuszyńska with photographs by Krzysztof Bieliński, Chris van der Burght, Marc Enguerand, Matthias Horn, Stefan Okołowicz, and Jan Versweyveld (Warsaw: TR Warszawa, 2006).

11. Anna R. Burzyńska, ‘Les démons en Amérique/Demons in America’, Le Théâtre en Pologne/The Theatre in Poland, 3-4 (2007), 13-15 and 16-18.

12. Łukasz Drewniak, ‘Le classique né d’un barbare/From Barbarian to Classic’, Le Théâtre en Pologne/The Theatre in Poland, 3-4 (2007), 3-5 and 6-8.

13. ‘La vie comme une maladie mortelle/Life Like a Fatal Illness’, Krzysztof Warlikowski in conversation with Michał Smolis, Le Théâtre en Pologne/The Theatre in Poland, 3-4 (2007), 9-10 and 11-12.

14. Krzysztof Warlikowski, Théâtre écorché, ed. by Piotr Gruszczyński, afterword by Georges Banu, trans. by Marie-Thérèse Vido-Rzewuska (Arles: Actes Sud, 2007).

15. Szekspir i uzurpator. Z Krzysztofem Warlikowskim rozmawia Piotr Gruszczyński (Shakespeare and the Usurper: Krzysztof Warlikowski in conversation with Piotr Gruszczyński) (Warsaw: Wydawnictwo WAB, 2007).

16. Krzysztof Warlikowski, Krum (Warsaw: NInA, 2007) [DVD film, including English subtitles].

17. Grzegorz Niziołek, Warlikowski. Extra Ecclesiam (Kraków: Wydawnictwo Homini, 2008); English-language edition published 2014 (see below).

18. Małgorzata Szczęśniak, Pojawia się i znika bez śladu. Wystawa projektów scenicznych/Il apparaît et disparaît sans laisser de traces. Exposition de projects scénographiques/It Appears and Disappears Without a Trace. Exhibition of scenographic designs (Warsaw: Nowy Teatr, 2008).

19. Justyna Drobnik-Rogers, ‘Coming Out of the Closet: Or “What You Shouldn’t See” in the Adaptation of Sarah Kane’s Cleansed Directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski’, in Displacement and Belonging in the Contemporary World, ed. by Richard Ganis (Salford: The European Studies Research Institute, The University of Salford, 2008), pp. 81-94.

20. Dominika Bennacer, ‘Not Your Father’s Poor Theatre’, TDR: The Drama Review, 53.2 (2009), 145-150.

21. Krzysztof Warlikowski, Burza (The Tempest) (Warsaw: NInA, 2009) [DVD film, including English subtitles].

22. Justyna Drobnik-Rogers, ‘Krzysztof Warlikowski: Theatre as a Collective (Auto)Therapy’, Theatre Forum, 35 (2009), 10-16.

23. Monika Kwaśniewska, Od wstrętu do sublimacji. Teatr Krzysztofa Warlikowskiego w świetle teorii Julii Kristevej (From Repulsion to Sublimation: Krzysztof Warlikowski’s Theatre in the Light of Julia Kristeva’s Theory) (Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, 2009).

24. Nowy teatr, nowe miejsce. Koncepcje architektoniczne siedziby Nowego Teatru./New Theatre, New Place. Architectural Ideas for the Premises of Nowy Teatr (Warsaw: Nowy Teatr, 2009).

25. Jacek Fabiszak, ‘Theatre, Television, Shakespeare? On (Counter-)representation of Stage Performances of Shakespeare’s Play on Television: The Case of Warlikowski’s Burza [The Tempest]’, in Against and Beyond: Subversion and Transgression in Mass Media, Popular Culture and Performance, ed. by Magdalena Cieślak and Agnieszka Rasmus (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012), pp. 102-14.

26. Aleksandra Sakowska, ‘No “Happy Wrecks”: Pessimism and Suffering in Krzysztof Warlikowski’s Adaptation of The Tempest by William Shakespeare’, Shakespeare Bulletin Bulletin, 29.3 (2011), 327-38.

27. Wojciech Drąg, ‘Putting It Bluntly: Elizabeth Costello in Krzysztof Warlikowski’s (A)pollonia’, in Travelling Texts: J. M. Coetzee and Other Writers, ed. by Bożena Kucała and Robert Kusek (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2014), pp. 63-78.

28. Erika Fischer-Lichte, ‘In Search of New Identities: Krzysztof Warlikowski’s The Bacchae in Warsaw (2001)’, in Fischer-Lichte, Dionysus Resurrected: Performances of Euripides’ The Bacchae in a Globalizing World (Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2014), pp. 136-56.

29. (A)pollonia: Twenty-First-Century Polish Drama and Texts for the Stage, ed. by Krystyna Duniec, Joanna Klass, and Joanna Krakowska (Calcutta: Seagull Books, 2014).

30. Grzegorz Niziołek, Warlikowski: Extra Ecclesiam, trans. by Soren Gauger (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2014).




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