Monsieur Teste is coming to town!
An unique production with surrealistic images, puppets and intriguing acting. Here some picture from rehearsals
‘Dark Reflections of an Illuminated Mind’
by Paul Valéry
Translated by Jackson Mathews
Adapted by Zbigniew Maciak
Friday 13 and Saturday 14, 20:30
Edmond Teste – Joost van Oosterhout
Emilia, his wife – Henrietta Bryant
Paul, his friend – Roberto Bacchilega
Priest Mosson – Alexander Singh
The Angel – Julia Landau
Puppets – Joaquim Pedro Ferreira
Sound track – Joost van Oosterhout
Stage-frame construction – Björn Gudmundson
Video & poster – Martina Gudmundson
Photos – Tatjana Todorovic
Directed by Zbigniew Maciak in collaboration with the actors and the Puppet Master
An AstaroTheatro Production
“Monsieur Teste” was introduced to the world in 1896.
In 1925 Valéry wrote:
“Coming back to Monsieur Teste… a character of this kind could not survive in reality for more than a few quarters of an hour.”
Thanks to the magic of theatre he will stay with us a while longer.
Entrance by Donation