ARTS, CULTURE

Play ‘In Zvornik, I have left my heart’ in Chamber Theatre 55

U-Zvorniku-ja-sam-ostavio-svoje-srce-Kamerni-teatar-551-550x377On Monday and Tuesday, 29 and 30 April, citizens of Sarajevo will once again enjoy the play ‘U Zvorniku ja sam ostavio svoje srce’(In Zvornik, I have left my heart’) which will be shown in Chamber Theatre 55 at 8 p.m.

Based on text of one of the most prominent BiH writers Abdulah Sidran, the play talks about the onset of war in BiH.

The story is set in Zvornik, before the outbreak of war. Rudo, a music teacher and a choir leader is an amateur conductor who dreams of becoming a prominent conductor and writing a symphony about River Drina inspired by Smetana’s Vltava. After one choir competition, Rudo sends his students to Sarajevo, and he returns to Zvornik.

Cast of the play: Emir Hadžihafizbegović, Admir Glamočak, Dragana Jovičić, Feđu Štukan, Amar Selimović, Muhamed Hadžović and Sabina Bambur.

The director of this drama, Sulejman Kupusović explains that this piece has become very current again and that it was especially adapted and written for the stage of the Chamber theatre 55). He also added that the whole drama is not about politics, but is deeply based on human relations, the poetics of Sidran’s sentence and its meanings without too much interference and entanglement in history itself.

(D.J.)

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