2017 | Main programme - Bulgarian selection Drama Theatre - Main Stage | 02 June , 19.00
03 June , 19.00
WHAT’S IN A NAME?
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Theatre of Satire

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

By Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de La Patellière 

Тranslation: Mihail Bilalov and Snezhina Rusinova-Zdravkova

Directed by: Zdravko Mitkov

Set design: Petar Mitev

Mapping: Dimitar Ivanov

 

 

Cast:
Mihail Bilalov, Nikolay Urumov, Ana Vulchanova, Bogdan Kazandjiev, Irina Purvanova

Nothing suggests that the dinner at the Garrauds would take such stormy turn. Élisabeth is playing Moroccan cooking, and Pierre is so busy looking for the keys for the basement that he gets his childhood friends Claude and Vincent involved in the game of “find what’s lost and have my eternal gratitude”. Vincent’s wife is late, as usual and while waiting for the arrival of the pregnant Anna they start another game: “guess the child’s name”. When Vincent reveals the name he will give his son it causes a commotion. A heated argument ensues and delicate topics, hidden secrets, insults and painfully well-known prejudices come to light…

Before they started working in tandem Matthieu Delaporte wrote sketches for the talk show “Le Vrai Journal” of “Canal +”, and Alexandre de La Patellière was assistant director of commercials and feature movies. Their first co-written scripts for cartoons earned them the reputation of a good team. But it was the play “Le Prénom” that made them a trademark of contemporary high comedy. It was nominated for the prestigious Molière Award in France and the film of the same name in 2012 made it a hit.

IKAR 2017 award for best performance

IKAR 2017 award nomination for best actress in a supporting role (Ana Valchanova)

Tickets Price: 20/ 18/ 15/ 12 BGN Duration: 105 min.

GALLERY    Photo: Elena Nenkova

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