321 East 73rd Street, 3rd Floor

New York City, NY 10021

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Scale 1:5

performance, Rehearsal for Truth Theater Festival 29 September, 2018 - 12:00 PM

The Hungarian company HoPPart brings the alternative musical show SCALE 1:5 to the streets of New York. Using a portable sound system and headphones, they will take the audience for a walk around Yorkville, the neighborhood of Bohemian National Hall. The players will follow the traces of the Czech, German and Hungarian communities that formerly inhabited this part of the Upper East Side. SCALE 1:5 has been adapted and performed in Budapest, Prague, Kosice, Marseille, Graz, and Brussels.

 

This performance is part of the 2018 Rehearsal for Truth Theater Festival, the second edition of a unique festival presenting in New York City the best in Central European theater.

 

SCALE 1:5 is presented by HOPPart, Budapest, Hungary, directed by Tamas Herczeg. 

Cast: Lilla Czvikker, Lilla Litauszky, Lilla Csenge Cseke, Zalan Kisari, Domotor Pinter.

 

>> Watch the trailer

 

The members of HOPPart represent an alternative musical style. Each member of the company is professional actor, singer and multi-instrumentalist musician. While creating a theatre piece, they do everything themselves: collective writing and directing, working on the musical arrangement, singing and accompanying themselves on musical instruments.

 

venue

Bohemian National Hall

321 East 73rd Street

New York, NY 10021

 

Free and open to the public. Please reserve your ticket online at eventbrite.com. The attendees will meet in front of the historic Bohemian National Hall. The walk with the performance will be approximately 60 minutes long.

 

Rehearsal for Truth Theater Festival is organized by Vaclav Havel Library Foundation and BBLA, in partnership with Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak performing arts institutions and cultural institutes to highlight Havel’s legacy as a playwright through live performances, panel discussions, exhibitions and an award ceremony. It seeks to establish exchanges between U.S. and Central European theater professionals. The festival reflects not only Havel’s contribution to 20th century theater but also his belief in the potential of Central European cultural traditions to enrich human existence in the modern age. Rehearsal for Truth Theater Festival is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The performance SCALE 1:5 is supported by Placcc Festival and in-situ.


Bohemian Benevolent & Literary AssociationHospodaThe National Czech and Slovak MuseumAmerican Friends of the Czech RepublicCzech CenterConsulate General