Premiere: 8 September 2012
Author: Stanisław Dygat
Title: Farewells
Original Title: Pożegnania
Director: Agnieszka Glińska

Auditorium: Wierzbowa Street Hall
Running time: 2 hours 35 min, one interval

Farewells

A boy from a good family and a taxi dancer happen on each other before the occupation and after the Warsaw Uprising. Taking on Stanisław Dygat’s novel, Agnieszka Glińska tells a tale of unrequited love and the vanishing of pre-war Poland.

Love will not be fulfilled. Neither prior to the horrors of war nor within the new order imposed from the East. Glińska presents a story of a broken generation and contemplates the fate of the Polish intelligentsia and its legacy. She directs the drama with great flair, emotional insight and a focus on psychological complexities, but not without edge and irony.

director: Agnieszka Glińska 
stage adaptation: Agnieszka Glińska, Tomasz Szczepanek 
set design: Magdalena Maciejewska 
costume design: Agnieszka Zawadowska 
music: Jan Duszyński 
lighting design: Jacqueline Sobiszewski 
choreography: Weronika Pelczyńska

Awards and Nominations:

2013 – The Warsaw Felix award in "the best supporting female role" category to Beata Fudalej for the role of Maryna
2013 – nomination for the Warsaw Felix award in "the best theatre director" category for Agnieszka Glińska for direction of Farewells

Cast:

Pawel Marcin Hycnar (as a guest actor from September 1, 2016)
Father Krzysztof Stelmaszyk (as a guest actor till September 1, 2016) / Piotr Grabowski (from April 26, 2014; as a guest actor till September 1, 2016)
Lola Ewa Konstancja Bułhak / Joanna Kwiatkowska-Zduń
Lidka Patrycja Soliman

Bartender Grzegorz Kwiecień Wojciech Solarz (till December 2, 2012)
Waiter Grzegorz Kwiecień / Wojciech Solarz (till December 2, 2012)
Motel Owner Dorota Landowska (guest actress)
Dodo Dominika Kluźniak Anna Smołowik (from April 26, 2014 till June 18, 2017; guest actress)
Cachard Karol Pocheć
Miki Modest Ruciński (guest actor) / Paweł Paprocki (from January 24, 2013) 
Felix Grzegorz Kwiecień / Wojciech Solarz (till December 2, 2012)
Aunt Walerka Ewa Wiśniewska (till May 13, 2016) / Sławomira Łozińska (from May 14, 2016)
Rose Ewa Konstancja Bułhak / Joanna Kwiatkowska-Zduń
Mirek Modest Ruciński (guest actor) / Paweł Paprocki (from January 24, 2013) 
Colonel Andrzej Blumenfeld (till June 8, 2017) / Jacek Różański (from December 1, 2012)
Celina Magdalena Warzecha
Professor Jerzy Łapiński
Maryna Beata Fudalej
Mika Dominika Kluźniak / Anna Smołowik (from April 26, 2014 till June 18, 2017; guest actress)
Taxi Dancers, Refugees Joanna Gryga, Magdalena Warzecha, Milena Suszyńska (from November 17, 2012), Marzena Gorska (guest actress), Grażyna Kopeć (guest actress), Anna Wojnarowska (guest actress)

Production team:

  • director's assistant: Tomasz Szczepanek
  • set designer's assistants: Maja Skrzypek, Elwira Szyszka
  • costume designer's asisstant: Anita Trzaskowska
  • lighting technicians: Adam Kalka (till September 2016), Dariusz Wieczorek
  • sound technicians: Marcin Kotwa, Maciej Rybicki
  • stage manager: Ewa Dworecka
  • prompter: Jolanta Szydłowska

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