2023 is a milestone in the history of the Hungarian Theatre. In the spring of 2023, the Theatre Olympics took place here, which was the largest in the history of this project. The special edition of Madách International Theatre Meeting is also perceived as a continuation of the Theatre Olympics.
Attila, one of Verdi’s early opera scores that focus on heroic figures in history, was presented in the Margit Island Theatre on August 12, the second operatic treat, presented at the Eiffel Art Studios on August 22, was Karol Szymanowsky’s King Roger. This opera was one of hundreds of events included in the 2023 Theatre Olympics.
This year's largest theatre festival in Europe closed at the end of June with a festive event at the Margaret Island Open-Air Stage. Here is our video report of the stage performances and the following Midsummer Night's Eve event!
200 young artists arrived in Budapest more than 10 days ago to bring Imre Madách's The Tragedy of Man to life in a unique performance on 23 June, directed by Attila Vidnyánszky. We visited the participants of the 11-language performance at the Eiffel Workshop House.
The Madách Project 2023 is one of the most important international academic cultural events of the year, with a major joint production of Imre Madách's best-known work, The Tragedy of Man, performed by theatre students from eleven countries and four continents.
The Guardian had an interview with the world-famous director and Theatre Olympics-founder Theodoros Terzopoulos, who talked about the program series of the 10th Theatre Olympics currently taking place in Budapest, too.
According to the National Theatre of Hungary, the Chorus Repertory Theatre of India will not be able to hold its guest performances rescheduled from the original date to 6-7 June, and has therefore been cancelled from the MITEM programme.
European Theatre Prize and International Ibsen Prize-winning German composer and director, Heiner Goebbels will hold a workshop entitled The Aesthetics of Absence at the Uránia National Film Theatre on 26 May as part of the 10th Theatre Olympics.
The Climate Fresk workshop offers an opportunity for participants to organise and have an overview of the fundamental science behind climate change.
Budapest will play host to the 10th Theatre Olympics, a festival taking place from 1st April – 1st July.
The 2023 Olympiad is a particularly responsible, post-traumatic Theatre Olympics, because it reflects the experience of a fracture not only in world harmony, but also in the theatrical fracture. 
From Easter to Midsummer's night, Budapest and Hungary will become a celebratory meeting point for the theatrical world as 400 companies from 58 countries converge to perform in the 10th International Theatre Olympics. 
On 19 April 2023, the International Committee of the Theatre Olympics officially elected Attila Vidnyánszky, Director of the National Theatre of Hungary, as a member of the Committee.
The Greek director, choreographer, and visual artist Dimitris Papaioannou speaks exclusively about his art.
As part of the Theatre Olympics, Des châteaux en l'air's production The Mirror of Waters will be performed twice on 27 and 28 April at the Bethlen Téri Theatre.
Plexus Polaire's Moby Dick will be staged twice on 20 April at the Győr National Theatre as part of the Theatre Olympics. An interview with artistic director Yngvild Aspeli was published on the theatre's website.
On 15 April, the 10th International Theatre Olympics officially kicked off with a series of opening events in Budapest, featuring a variety of events, artist productions, concerts and street theatre performances.
The last stop on the Journey of the Mask was the wonderful city of Paris, where we visited the director of Le Théâtre du Châtelet, French artist Olivier Py.
The world-famous German director Heiner Goebbels was visited at his home in Berlin by the Mask and crew of the 10th Theatre Olympics.
On 22 April at 20:30, during a public meeting after the SCOT-Suzuki Company's performance of The Trojan Women, Suzuki Tadashi's book The Culture in the Body will be presented in the upstairs lobby of the National Theatre with the author.
In INK, his new production Papaioannou puts water in the spotlight. The show will be presented in Budapest in 2023. 
The Symposium is organised around the Suzuki Company of Toga's (SCOT) theatrical work of nearly 50 years, with a particular emphasis on the Suzuki Method of Actor Training (SMAT), to investigate how and why the SCOT has created a universal standard for contemporary theatre, of which the Theatre Olympics is a manifest illustration.
This is the first time art reception has been studied with Noldus FaceReader, the results of this research will be presented during the workshop.
To study the workings of the chorus is to fathom the depths of the person, giving back to theater its sacred origin as a community rite.
On 8 May in the Kaszás Attila Hall of the National Theatre, invited guests will discuss contemporary Mexican theatre.
The next stop on the Theatre Olympics road trip was Salzburg, where we visited Romeo Castellucci during the Salzburg Easter Festival.
The ISTA Theatrum Mundi performance of Anastasis (Resurrection) preceded by a book launch for Eugenio Barba - Nicola Savarese's The Five Continents of Theatre - Facts and Legends about the Material Culture of the Actor, with the participation of the author Eugenio Barba.
A nationwide survey conducted by the Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church Theatre Pedagogy Research Group assessed the current state of the field in spring 2023. The first results of this survey will be reported and compared with the results of a similar survey conducted 10 years earlier.
Before the performance of the Tibetan opera, there will be a discussion on the tradition with TIPA leaders Dhondup Tsering and Shamten Dhondup.
The workshop aims to promote research in the sociology of theatre in Hungary.
In this one day workshop at the intersection of science and theatre, a discourse on what role the stage can play in the Anthropocene is opened.
The next stop on the 10th Theatre Olympics roadshow is Bergamo and the Teatro Tascabile Di Bergamo.
On 18 April at 19:00, Teodoros Terzopulos and Suzuki Tadashi will hold a discussion entitled The Mindset and Collaborations of the Theatre Olympics at the National Theatre's Attila Kaszás Hall.
On 16 April, at 20:30, after the Attis Theatre's performance of "Nora", there will be a public meeting with the author of Theodore Terzopulos' book The Return of Dionysus.
As part of the Theatre Olympics, an exhibition of the works of the Hungarian Society of Set, Costume and Scenic Designers will open on 20 April at 5 pm at the Vigadó, as a side programme of this year's MITEM.
With over 400 companies from more than 50 countries, the 10th Theatre Olympics kicks off on 1 April with French actress Juliette Binoche as the special guest.
21 March is not only the beginning of meteorological spring, but also World Puppetry Day. Below is the international message of the World Day, written by Czech puppet theatre expert Nina Malíková.
Between 16-18 June, as part of the Theatre Olympics, there will be five performances of SnowShow by the legendary company of French-based international cultural icon Slava Polunin.
Organisers of the MITEM announced newest additions to the line-up of performances. Tickets already available.
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.
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.
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. 
200 companies from 35 countries will come to Hungary between 1st April and 1st July 2023 for the 10th International Theatre Olympics.
Attila Vidnyánszky - "We have chosen the ark as the symbol of the festive 10th Theatre Olympics and within it, the 9th MITEM."
The UTE members decided unanimously that Gábor Tompa, current UTE President will reprise his mandate for another 2 years.
György Selmeczi, Professor of Budapest University of Theatre and Film Arts has been appointed to the rank of Professor Emeritus.
Péter Ertl has been managing the National Dance Theater since 2013.
Natasa Stork has been voted Best Actress for the film Ice Cream Can Be Dangerous at this year’s New York Film Week.
Actress, director and writer Josephine Melville has died backstage after appearing in a production of Nine Night in Nottingham. 
Triptych - Belgium's Olivier Award-winning dance-theater innovators come to Budapest with their most ambitious production yet.