The Witkacy Theatre

The Witkacy Theatre
Rating
91% from 7 reviews
Phone
+48 18 200 06 61
Fax
+48 18 200 06 60
Website
The Witkacy Theatre
Address
ul. Chramcowki 15

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Editor's review

The small Witkacy theatre is one of the most cherished theatres in Poland. It was founded in 1984 in tribute to a Zakopane legend, Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz (1885-1939) a multitalented artist who was known as 'Witkacy' to his friends. Several of Witkacy's witty, spirited plays still sound fresh today, and they are all regularly performed at this theatre. The golden age of the theatre was in the 80's but it's still a vibrant spot today. Compensation to non-Polish speakers can be found in the cafe, which is a popular hangout for young artists. If the theatre is staging a foray into contemporary drama you may not be left out though as language is often the least important aspect these days.

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joannna from United States Reply Jul 25th, 2017

a fantastic a magical place!

Ray Converse from United States Reply Aug 23rd, 2012

Having a chance to learn about Witkacy while playing a small role in The Madman and the Nun at the Ambassador Theater in Washington, DC last year was a real treat. I would love to visit the Witkacy Theatre at a future date and have an opportunity to perform in another of his plays.

Yap from Poland Reply May 16th, 2011

Witkacy was crazy, but very kind :) . He was genius. I'm from Zakopane ;) . So I know it :D .

Tara from United Kingdom Reply Jul 16th, 2010

A great tribute to a great man

hanna Witkacy from United States Reply Mar 31st, 2010

My husband is still a live !!!!

Jan from United States Reply May 22nd, 2009

Witkacy was a genius. Simple!

chrysSwann from United States Reply Jul 3rd, 2008

You have a typo in your comment on Witkacy's death. He did not die in 1917, he committed suicide in 1939...

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