March 29, 2004
As a companion piece to its production of the 16-century comedy “Uncle Maroje” to be performed April 21-25 at CUA’s Hartke Theatre, the Department of Drama presents a one-day conference that will explore Renaissance drama in Croatia, the works of playwright Marin Drzic, and the legacy of Dubrovnik, Croatia, as a city of theater festivals.
WHEN: Saturday, April 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
DETAILS: Conference speakers and their topics include:
Lada Cale-Feldman, professor of drama and literature, Zagreb, Croatia: “From
Drzic to Shakespeare and Back: A Reassessment”
Marin Gozze, set designer, Dubrovnik, Croatia: “Uncle Maroje in Dubrovnik’s
Open Air Spaces”
Ivica Kuncevic, theatre director, Zagreb, Croatia: “From Page to Stage:
Directing Uncle Maroje in Dubrovnik”
Michael Mack, CUA assistant professor of English: “Twelfth Night or What You
Will: Shakespeare's Illyrian Holiday”
Slobodan Prosperov Novak, professor of Croatian literature, Yale University:
“Drzic and His Legacy”
Ivica Prlender, professor of history, Dubrovnik, Croatia: “Dubrovnik: A City of
Festivities and Festivals”
Roland Reed, CUA associate professor of drama: “Uncle Maroje: A Journey
From One Culture into Another”
Boris Senker, professor of drama and literature, Zagreb, Croatia: “Drzic’s
Characters and Renaissance Structure of Comic Types”
MEDIA: For more information, call Katie Lee or Chris Harrison at 202-319-5600.
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