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March 29, 2004

 

Marin Drzic, Dubrovnik and the Renaissance

April 24, 2004

               

 

CUA Conference Highlights Croatian Theater in the 16th Century

                       

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.

 

WHERE:           Callan Theatre

The Catholic University of America

                        620 Michigan Ave., N.E.

                        Washington, D.C.

 

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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