by Matei Vișniec, director Felix Alexa, Romanian Playwrights’ Theatre, ROMANIA
ABOUT TENDERNESS is a play that delicately and humorously tackles the fragile and complex connections between human beings. This performance comprises apparently autonomous elements, that form a mosaic of dialogues, sometimes tender, other times edgy. Matei Vișniec’s play impresses through the simplicity of action, overlapped on the infinite psychological complexity of the characters. The seemingly linear structure of each sequence hides a powerful tension, an important potential which the direction and the interpretation of the actors make the most of, the result being a performance memorable in all it’s aspects.
English subtitles are available.
First Woman/ Female hitchhiker, She: Ada Galeș
Second Woman/ Woman at the bar: Catrinel Dumitrescu
FirstMan/ Client/ He : Șerban Pavlu
Billy/ Second Man: Ștefan Iancu
Catherine: Sandra Ducuță
Scenography: Andrada Chiriac
Music, light-design and theatrical version: Felix Alexa