Unique installation brings the legendary settings of Madách’s The Tragedy of Man to life

In the spring, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Imre Madách, a special exhibition opens in the first floor lobby of the National Theater of Hungary as an accompanying program of the 10th Theater Olympics.

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Imre Madách, the Hungarian National Museum and Institute of Theater offers a compilation on fifteen monitors of footage, documents and photographs from its own collections, with visual designs by award-winning set designer Mira János providing a theatrical framework.

At the center of the installation is Madách’s masterpiece, The Tragedy of Man, in connection with which the legendary stage adaptations of the play come to life, from the workshops of such directors as Miklós Szinetár, László Vámos, József Ruszt, István Illés, Béla Kolozsi, Sándor Beke, György Lengyel, András Schlanger, Csiszár Imre, Attila Vidnyánszky, László Hudi, János Szikora, Gavriil Pinte, Péter Telihay, Róbert Alföldi, Kokan Mladenović, Géza Bodolay, Imre Kerényi, András Jeles and István Paál.

The installation of the National Museum and Institute of Theater is open between April 16 and July 1.

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