Theater Olympics 2023 also commemorates the work of the famous Hungarian writer, Imre Madách, who was born 200 years ago, on January 20, 1823.
This time we recommend productions presented as part of the Theater Olympics by Transylvanian, Slovenian, Greek, and French companies.
As part of the 10th Theater Olympics, the ABSTRACT International Contemporary Puppet Festival will be held in Budapest for the first time between May 6-19, 2023.
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Madách vörös 1
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Imre Madách, a special exhibition opens in the National Theater of Hungary as an accompanying program of the 10th Theater Olympics.
Theodórosz Terzopulosz - fotó: Eöri Szabó Zsolt
Theodoros Terzopoulos, one of the founders of the Theatre Olympics, sent the following message to the Hungarian organisers of the event of the world theatre. 
Valerij Fokin - fotó: Eöri Szabó Zsolt
Russian director Valery Fokin, a member of the International Committee of the Theater Olympics and a regular participant of the MITEM Festivals, expressed his thoughts in an exclusive video about the following Theater Olympics hosted by Hungary in 2023.
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200 companies from 35 countries will come to Hungary between 1st April and 1st July 2023 for the 10th International Theatre Olympics.
Theodórosz Terzopulosz - fotó: Eöri Szabó Zsolt
Theodoros Terzopoulos on the Olympic ideal, the capitalist interpretation of Nora and the importance of openness.
Nemzeti Színház - fotó: Eöri Szabó Zsolt
Attila Vidnyánszky - "We have chosen the ark as the symbol of the festive 10th Theatre Olympics and within it, the 9th MITEM."
Upcoming Events
2023. 03. 31., 10:00
2023. 11. 30., 18:00
Exhibiton
Gizi Bajor Actor Museum, Budapest
Hungarian theatre in the times of Sándor Petőfi - exhibition
Hungarian Theatre Museum and Institute
2023. 04. 03., 19:00
Theatre
Jászai Mari Folk Theater, Tatabánya
Ferenc Molnár
Liliom
The State Theatre Košice
2023. 04. 06., 19:00
Dance
Jászai Mari Folk Theater, Tatabánya
Colm Tóibín, Livija Pandur, Tomaž Pandur
The Immaculate
Slovene National Theatre Maribor
2023. 04. 07., 19:00
Dance
Gárdonyi Géza Theatre, Eger
J.S. Bach
Matthäus Passion 2727
Kamea Dance Company
2023. 04. 16., 10:00
2023. 07. 01., 18:00
Exhibiton
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Madách200 - Installation by the Hungarian Theatre Museum and Institute
Hungarian Theatre Museum and Institute
2023. 04. 16., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Based on A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
Nora
Attis Theatre
2023. 04. 17., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Based on A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
Nora
Attis Theatre
2023. 04. 18., 19:00
Theatre
Third Theatre of Pécs
Mihály Csokonai Vitéz
Mrs. Karnyó
Aradi Kamaraszínház
2023. 04. 19., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Inspired by the lives of Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály, based on Miklós Vecsei H’s text and the improvisation of the company
Young Barbarians
State Hungarian Theatre of Cluj - Gyula Castle Theatre
2023. 04. 19., 19:00
Theatre
Third Theatre of Pécs
Mihály Csokonai Vitéz
Mrs. Karnyó
Aradi Kamaraszínház
2023. 04. 20., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Franz Kafka
Report to an Academy
Zero Point Theatre
2023. 04. 20., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Inspired by the lives of Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály, based on Miklós Vecsei H’s text and the improvisation of the company
Young Barbarians
State Hungarian Theatre of Cluj - Gyula Castle Theatre
2023. 04. 21., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Miskolc
Based on Dieter Roth
Das Weinen (Das Wähnen)
Schauspielhaus Zürich
2023. 04. 21., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Euripides
The Trojan Women
SCOT - Suzuki Company of Toga
2023. 04. 21., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Inspired by the lives of Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály, based on Miklós Vecsei H’s text and the improvisation of the company
Young Barbarians
State Hungarian Theatre of Cluj - Gyula Castle Theatre
2023. 04. 22., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Miskolc
Based on Dieter Roth
Das Weinen (Das Wähnen)
Schauspielhaus Zürich
2023. 04. 22., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Euripides
The Trojan Women
SCOT - Suzuki Company of Toga
2023. 04. 22., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Inspired by the lives of Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály, based on Miklós Vecsei H’s text and the improvisation of the company
Young Barbarians
State Hungarian Theatre of Cluj - Gyula Castle Theatre
2023. 04. 23., 19:00
Theatre
Gárdonyi Géza Theatre, Eger
Kálmán Mikszáth - Kata Gyarmati
The Noszty Boy’s Affair with Mari Tóth
Theatre Thalia Košice
2023. 04. 24., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Lev Tolstoy
War and peace
National Theatre Belgrade
2023. 04. 25., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Hugo von Hofmannsthal & Sophocles
Electra
SCOT - Suzuki Company of Toga
2023. 04. 26., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Hugo von Hofmannsthal & Sophocles
Electra
SCOT - Suzuki Company of Toga
2023. 04. 26., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
William Shakespeare
Richard III
Tbilisi Theatrical Centre
2023. 04. 27., 19:00
Dance
National Dance Theatre Budapest
Yeled / Shoot me
Aterballetto
2023. 04. 27., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
William Shakespeare
Othello
Tbilisi Theatrical Centre
2023. 04. 27., 19:00
Theatre
Vígszínház, Budapest
Eugène Ionesco
Macbett
Hungarian Theatre of Cluj
2023. 04. 28., 19:00
Dance
National Dance Theatre Budapest
Yeled / Shoot me
Aterballetto
2023. 04. 29., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
William Shakespeare
The Tempest
Teatro Stabile di Torino - Teatro Nazionale
2023. 04. 29., 19:00
Dance
National Theatre of Miskolc
Noa Wertheim
Pardes
Vertigo Dance Company
2023. 04. 30., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
William Shakespeare
The Tempest
Teatro Stabile di Torino - Teatro Nazionale
2023. 05. 01., 19:00
Dance
National Dance Theatre Budapest
Noa Wertheim
Pardes
Vertigo Dance Company
2023. 05. 02., 19:00
Dance
National Dance Theatre Budapest
Noa Wertheim
Pardes
Vertigo Dance Company
2023. 05. 03., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Miskolc
Eugène Ionesco
Macbett
Hungarian Theatre of Cluj
2023. 05. 03., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Based on a novel of William Shakespeare
Macbeth
Chorus Repertory Theatre
2023. 05. 04., 19:00
Theatre
Latinovits Theatre Budaörs
Radu Afrim and the actors
Devil's rehearsal
National Theatre Târgu-Mureș · Tompa Miklós Company
2023. 05. 04., 19:00
Dance
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Dimitris Papaioannou
INK
Dimitris Papaioannou
2023. 05. 04., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Based on a novel of William Shakespeare
Macbeth
Chorus Repertory Theatre
2023. 05. 04., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Miskolc
After George Orwell: Ervin Erős – Dávid Klemm – Róbert Lénárd
Animal Farm
Hungarian Theatre of Cluj
2023. 05. 05., 19:00
Theatre
Latinovits Theatre Budaörs
Radu Afrim and the actors
Devil's rehearsal
National Theatre Târgu-Mureș · Tompa Miklós Company
2023. 05. 06., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Juha Joleka
The fundamentalist
Teatro de Babel
2023. 05. 06., 19:00
Theatre
Bartók Chamber Theatre and House of Arts, Dunaújváros
Based on a novel of William Shakespeare
Macbeth
Chorus Repertory Theatre
2023. 05. 07., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Aurora Cano
Moscow
Teatro de Babel
2023. 05. 08., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Conchi León
Emiliano Zapata's women
National Theatre of Mexico
2023. 05. 08., 19:00
Theatre
Jókai Theatre Békéscsaba
Carlo Goldoni
The Mistress of the Inn
Hungarian Chamber Theater of Senta
2023. 05. 09., 11:00
Theatre
Szigligeti Theater Szolnok
Ulrich Hub
At the Ark at eight
Tomcsa Sándor Színház
2023. 05. 09., 13:00
Theatre
Szigligeti Theater Szolnok
Ulrich Hub
At the Ark at eight
Tomcsa Sándor Színház
2023. 05. 10., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
Yang Zhankun
The Tragedy of Faust
The Central Academy of Drama Beijing
2023. 05. 11., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Hungary, Budapest
CCY - WITKAC-Y Menagerie
Witkacy Theatre
2023. 05. 11., 19:00
Theatre
National Theatre of Pécs
William Shakespeare
Richard III
Újvidéki Színház
2023. 05. 11., 19:00
Theatre
Latinovits Theatre Budaörs
Vaba Lava Theatre, Tallinn
Two Garages
Vaba Lava Theatre, Tallinn
Library
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