From Oedipus to a Voyeuristic Photographer: a Showcase of the Breadth of Czech Theatre


  • Mark Brown



This article reviews the January 2022 iteration of the HI PerformanCZ series of themed showcases of Czech theatre. The showcases are created for international guests and hosted at regular intervals by the Arts and Theatre Institute of the Czech Republic. Comprised of a day of contemporary experimental theatre in the city of Brno and a series of stagings of classical plays at the National Theatre and other playhouses in Prague, the showcase offered guests an intensive programme of many of the most important productions to have emerged in the Czech Republic in recent years.

Keywords: HI PerformanCZ; Arts and Theatre Institute; Czech Theatre; Centre for Experimental Theatre; National Theatre