„Behind every successful woman there is another woman” …
Janet is an ambitious politician, and her biggest wish is to reform and repair the health care system in her country. The chance for making her dreams come true finally comes, as she gets elected minister of the British shadow cabinet. She wants to celebrate this win with her husband and friends. It seems though, that all the guests have some secrets or some sensational announcement. They care less and less about Janet, soon the night is not about her and about her successes anymore. Mysterious phone calls, one awaited guest stays away and also a gun comes up…
The film The Party by the English screenwriter and director Sally Potter debuted in 2017, and won the Guild Prize at the International Berlin Film Festival. The author made a stage adaption of the film by herself, which was played in more theatres in Europe in the last years. In Hungary, the play can be seen first at Pesti Theatre, staged by Béla Paczolay.
The performance is recommended for an audience over 18 years!
Based on the movie by Adventure Pictures written by Sally Potter.
The performance in Hungary is played based on the agreement between Concord Theatricals Ltd. representing Samuel French, Inc. (www.concordtheatricals.co.uk) and the Theatrum Mundi Theatre and Literature Agency (www.theatrum-mundi.hu).
Janet - Hegyi Barbara
Bill - Lukács Sándor
April - Kovács Patrícia
Gottfried - Telekes Péter
Martha - Igó Éva
Jinny - Szilágyi Csenge
Tom - Brasch Bence
Translator/Dramaturg: KRISZTINA KOVÁCS
Set design: CSÖRSZ KHELL
Costume design: KRISZTINA LISZTOPÁD
Lightning design: BALÁZS CSONTOS
Prompter: DOROTTYA ÁDÁM
Stage manager: MIKLÓS KORMÁNYOSI
Assistant of director: KATA SZLÁDEK
Director: BÉLA PACZOLAY