fbpx Hungary | HowlRound Theatre Commons

Hungary

The Latest

Interview with Richard O'Neill and Tamás Szegedi about European Family (United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Hungary)
Video
Interview with Richard O'Neill and Tamás Szegedi about European Family (United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Hungary)
Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021
Thursday 11 November 2021 and Wednesday 8 December 2021
United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Hungary
Interview with Rodrigó Balogh and Márton Illés about Shoddies / Selejtesek (Hungary)
Video
Interview with Rodrigó Balogh and Márton Illés about Shoddies / Selejtesek (Hungary)
Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021
Wednesday 10 November 2021 and Tuesday 7 December 2021
Interview with Rodrigó Balogh and Márton Illés about Village Day / Falunap (Hungary)
Video
Interview with Rodrigó Balogh and Márton Illés about Village Day / Falunap (Hungary)
Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021
Thursday 28 October 2021 and Thursday 2 December 2021
Hungary
poster for the show European Family.
Interview with Richard O'Neill and Tamás Szegedi about European Family (United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Hungary)
Video

Interview with Richard O'Neill and Tamás Szegedi about European Family (United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Hungary)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Thursday 11 November 2021 and Wednesday 8 December 2021
United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest.

three performers in hospital beds.
Interview with Rodrigó Balogh and Márton Illés about Shoddies / Selejtesek (Hungary)
Video

Interview with Rodrigó Balogh and Márton Illés about Shoddies / Selejtesek (Hungary)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Wednesday 10 November 2021 and Tuesday 7 December 2021

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest.

Four actors stand under a spotlight facing a seated audience.
Visions about Higher Education in the Performing Arts:
Essay

Visions about Higher Education in the Performing Arts:

A Multi-Perspective from Eastern-Central Europe

6 December 2021

Freelance theatre, text, and sound maker Panna Adorjáni shares her perspective on what it means to have a good university theatre program in Eastern-Central Europe through conversations with other graduates from that region.

six performers standing in a park.
Interview with Rodrigó Balogh and Márton Illés about Village Day / Falunap (Hungary)
Video

Interview with Rodrigó Balogh and Márton Illés about Village Day / Falunap (Hungary)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Thursday 28 October 2021 and Thursday 2 December 2021
Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest.

performer in front a projection screen.
Interview with Tamás Szegedi and Márton Illés about Chameleon Girl / Kaméleonlány (Hungary)
Video

Interview with Tamás Szegedi and Márton Illés about Chameleon Girl / Kaméleonlány (Hungary)

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Wednesday 27 October 2021 and Wednesday 1 December 2021
Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest.

Roma Theatre Retrospective Logo
Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021
Video

Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021

Celebrating Four Years of Contemporary, International Romani Theatre

Tuesday 19 October to Friday 10 December 2021
Worldwide

Independent Theater Hungary in partnership with HowlRound Theatre Commons presented the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2021 which included forty livestreams of twenty shows and twenty interviews from Romani artists in ten countries who were featured during four editions of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival, Budapest. Livestreaming on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network Tuesday 19 October to Friday 10 December 2021.

Performer with puppet.
Roma Heroes, Superpowers, and Human Agency: Exploring Taboo Topics in Independent Theater Hungary’s Festivals
Essay

Roma Heroes, Superpowers, and Human Agency: Exploring Taboo Topics in Independent Theater Hungary’s Festivals

11 November 2021

Pulling from works in the Independent Theater Hungary’s annual Roma Heroes International Theatre Festival, Rosamaria Kostic Cisneros discusses the ways that festival artists created and staged nuanced depictions of Roma life. Cisneros highlights several of these plays and pays particular attention to their representations of potentially taboo material.

A woman holding a white scarf over her head.
Roma Women on the Way to Self-Realization
Essay

Roma Women on the Way to Self-Realization

Performance Excerpts from the Last Four Years of the Roma Heroes International Theater Festival

4 November 2021

János Róbert Orsós reflects on the representation of Roma women in the plays presented during the past four years of the Independent Theater Hungary’s Roma Heroes International Theater Fesitval.

A woman holding a protest sign
Roma Identity: From Stigmatization to Reconstruction
Essay

Roma Identity: From Stigmatization to Reconstruction

28 October 2021

Luiza Medeleanu discusses the importance and impact of Roma representation through her analysis of four Roma social plays.

Seven people at a bar table.
Reimagining a Segregated World: Roma Heroes, European Dramas
Essay

Reimagining a Segregated World: Roma Heroes, European Dramas

21 October 2021

Noémi Herczog discusses the need for greater Roma visibility on stage and introduces Roma Heroes: Five European Dramas, a new collection that anthologizes plays from the Independent Theater Hungary’s Roma Heroes International Theater Festival.

Hardcover book of Roma Heroes Five European Dramas placed on a table.
Roma Heroes - Five European Dramas
Video

Roma Heroes - Five European Dramas

On European Culture Day, at the Goethe Institute, Budapest

Monday 20 September 2021
Budapest, Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary released Roma Heroes - Five European Dramas on European Culture Day livestreaming on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network Monday 20 September 2021 at 9 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7 ) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:00 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3)

actors in office attire perform with actor in green screen suit onstage.
Tilos az abadság - F* Ree Artists / New Year's Eve Revue
Video

Tilos az abadság - F* Ree Artists / New Year's Eve Revue

GHOST HOURS OF FREE ART livestreaming from the glorious halls of the Hungarian Metal Workers' Union in Budapest

Thursday 24 June 2021
Hungary

TV Free Europe presented Tilos az abadság - F* Ree Artists / New Year's Eve Revue livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 24 June 2021 at 1 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 6 p.m. BST (London, UTC+1) / 19:00 CET (Budapest, UTC +2).

Designing the New Decade, Green Theatre event poster.
Designing the New Decade: Green Theatre
Video

Designing the New Decade: Green Theatre

Hosted by European Theatre Convention's International Theatre Conference

Wednesday 25 November 2020
European Union

What can theatres do to reduce their carbon footprints? Why and how do we need to act and change our ways of producing, working and travelling? The conference focused on sustainability and "Green Theatre" practices to help the sector effectively implement the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

event graphic for the convesation: Performing Arts and Higher Education: Where Do We Stand Today?
Performing Arts and Higher Education: Where Do We Stand Today?
Video

Performing Arts and Higher Education: Where Do We Stand Today?

The current state of performing arts in higher education in Romania, Hungary, Croatia, Germany, and Netherlands.

Wednesday 28 October 2020
Cluj, Romania

The Paintbrush Factory in Cluj, Romania presented a conversation Performing Arts and Higher Education: Where Do We Stand Today? livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 28 October 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 16:00 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 17:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1) / 18:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2).

Roma Heroes Festival poster.
Artists Conversations from the 4th Roma Heroes International Theater Festival
Video

Artists Conversations from the 4th Roma Heroes International Theater Festival

Several of this year's festival artists discussing their work in Roma theatre.

Monday 19 October 2020
Budapest, Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary presented a conversation with several of the 4th Roma Heroes International Theater Festival artists livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Monday 19 October at 11:30 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 2:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 19:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 20:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 21:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

actor on stage with chameleon outline in background
Chameleon Girl (Hungary)
Video

Chameleon Girl (Hungary)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Tuesday 6 October 2020
Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary presented a performance and conversation around Chameleon Girl (Hungary) as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 6 October 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

portrait of richard o'neill
The Hardest Word (Scotland)
Video

The Hardest Word (Scotland)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Wednesday 30 September 2020
Scotland, United Kingdom

Independent Theater Hungary presented a performance and conversation around The Hardest Word (Scotland) as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 30 September 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

actor in black shirt on stage
You Didn’t See Anything! (Romania)
Video

You Didn’t See Anything! (Romania)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Monday 28 September 2020
Romania

Independent Theater Hungary presented a conversation around You Didn’t See Anything! (Romania) as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 28 September 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

artist headshots
SEGAL TALKS with Andras Forgach, Hanna Milovits, and Laszlo Upor (Hungary)  
Video

SEGAL TALKS with Andras Forgach, Hanna Milovits, and Laszlo Upor (Hungary)  

Daily live online conversations on US and global theatre & performance

Thursday 24 September 2020
United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS with Andras Forgach, Hanna Milovits, and Laszlo Upor (Budapest) livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 24 September 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

A Conversation about Profound Dignity (Spain)
Video

A Conversation about Profound Dignity (Spain)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Tuesday 22 September 2020
Spain

Independent Theater Hungary presented a performance and conversation around Profound Dignity (Spain) with the Roma Theatre Retrospective livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 22 September 2020 at 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:30 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2) / 19:30 EEST (Bucharest, UTC +3).

actors onstage in hospital beds
A Conversation around Shoddies (Hungary)
Video

A Conversation around Shoddies (Hungary)

As part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020

Monday 21 September 2020
Hungary

Independent Theater Hungary presented a performance and conversation around Shoddies (Hungary) with the Roma Theatre Retrospective livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 21 September 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (UTC -4) / 18:00 CEST (Budapest, UTC +2).

Andrea Tompa and Anna Lengyel.
SEGAL TALKS: Andrea Tompa and Anna Lengyel (Hungary)
Video

SEGAL TALKS: Andrea Tompa and Anna Lengyel (Hungary)

Join us for an update on the situation for theatre artists in Hungary

Monday 4 May 2020
United States and Hungary

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Andrea Tompa and Anna Lengyel livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 4 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2)

The Legacy poster
Performance of The Legacy (Az örökség) by Mihaly Schwechtje
Video

Performance of The Legacy (Az örökség) by Mihaly Schwechtje

Budapest, Hungary

Thursday 20 February 2020
Budapest, Hungary

A performance of The Legacy (Az örökség) by Mihaly Schwechtje livestreamed from Budapest, Hungary on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 20 February 2020 at 10:00 a.m. PST (Vancouver, UTC -8) / 1:00 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 18:00 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 19:00 CET (Budapest, UTC +1) / 20:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2). 

an actor swinging above stage
Slovakia Searches for Itself at the International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra
Essay

Slovakia Searches for Itself at the International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra

15 December 2019

Kirsten Bowen reflects on Slovakia’s 2019 International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra, which was programmed based on the theme “faces of freedom.”

protest image saying culture is the national fund.
Hungary’s Funding Emergency in the Performing Arts
Video

Hungary’s Funding Emergency in the Performing Arts

A call-to-action panel discussion about the context of this crisis and how to help.

Sunday 8 December 2019
Budapest, Hungary

A call-to-action panel discussion about Hungary’s funding emergency in the performing arts livestreamed from Jurányi performing arts theatre, Budapest on the commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Sunday 8 December 2019 at 1:30 p.m PST (Los Angeles, UTC -8) / 4:30 p.m EST (New York, UTC -5) / 21:30 GMT (London, UTC +0) / 22:30 CET (Budapest, UTC +1) / 23:30 (Bucharest, UTC +2).