'The performance lasts one hour and is like one’s paging through an old family album. A shade of sepia, some crumbs of melancholy, a gram of nostalgia. And also a teardrop of sentimentalism, quite inevitable in such circumstances."
Paweł Głowacki, Dziennik Polski
One of the most spectacular open-air productions by Jerzy Zoń, bearing reference to the enchanted world of a childhood filled with hopes and fears and inspired by the director’s life and the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Hugo Claus and Emil Zegadłowicz. The show has been presented at over 60 festivals in 15 countries, including Brazil, Mexico, South Korea, Iran, Austria, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, France, Romania and Spain.
The open-air theatre productions can be seen by buying a V4 Festival and Theatre Meeting day ticket or season ticket.
Jerzy Zoń is the co-founder and director of the KTO Theatre since 1978.
Author of pioneering shows and monumental outdoor productions, seen by over 3,000,000 spectators in over 40 countries on five continents.
He has been awarded the Gold Cross of Merit, the Silver Cross of Merit, the Gloria Artis medal, the Honoris Gratia medal, and the Medal for Merit to Culture. He is a laureate of the Stanisław Wyspiański Theatre Award granted for special achievements in theatre.
Zoń is the creator of the characteristic non-verbal theatre language, which became the trademark of the KTO Theatre and the source of its international successes.
Creator and director of the ULICA Festival held since 1988.
Director, scriptwriter and producer of large outdoor productions and international theatre projects, among them: Chorus of Orphans, Peregrinus, The Blind, The Fragrance of Time, I’ll Sell the House in Which I Can Live No More.