Parallel City: Factory – Show. Game. Application.

The Parallel City trilogy, developed through the CiviCultura project, continues this year with the piece Parallel City: Fabric. The experience offered to fans of performance art managed to surprise this time as well. Anna Morginho (Director) and Becca Stefan (Text), along with Andrea Dio (choreography) and Kari Tibor (music)Complex), Together with the representatives of the Hungarian State Theater “Csiky Gergely” and the representatives of the German State Theater in Timioara, They have created a fascinating and mysterious world that viewers can explore in an original way. The premiere will take place on August 27 and 28, 2022. Parallel City: Fabric is part of Urban Dilemmas: The Parallel City project developed by the Diogene Cultural Society jointly with the Hungarian State Theater “Csiky Gergely” and the German State Theater Timisoara.

Since last year we have launched the idea of ​​​​the tech broker game, however, this year we have managed to develop a dedicated mobile application, through which viewers can choose the character they want to follow in an attempt to clear the puzzle‘, reveals playwright Peca tefan, author of the script Parallel City: Fabric.

The show takes place in Bega, on a vaporetto, then in an interconnected maze created in the New Millennium Reformed Center, an edifice designed by one of the most important European architects, Imre Makovecz, in the area known to locals as the Turkish Prince.

This year’s show is a first for us too. We have a unique and exciting set of performative and exploratory components, which we thought for a diverse audience, through the app viewers can access stories in four languages: Romanian, Hungarian, German and English‘, says director Anna Morgenio.

The installation was completed in record time, thanks to the full participation of the creative team, made up of: Peca Ștefan (text), Anna Morgenho (director), Molnos András Csaba (assistant director), Kertész Éva (artistic director), Kari Tibor (author), Andrea Doi (choreographer), Albert Albar (set designer), Radu Rush (sound designer), Sorin Mucano (video) and the talented actors who are part of the cast: Tokai Andrea, Vajda Boruca, Olga Turok, Balaz Attila, Borbeli B. Emilia, Xabi Anna, Daniel Gidel, Eniki Plinisi, Heiji Kenko, Yanxu Elide, Kes Attila, Coxardi Levente, Laiter Marco Ernesto, Rita Lorenc, Magiari Itelka, Matthias. Furthermore, with the help of Bianca Chiriac and Sergiu Lazin, the actors have been transformed into illustrated characters that viewers can discover through the app developed with the Politehnica University of Timișoara.

“Where did Flora go?” It is the question that we are called to find its answer. Performances will begin at 19:00 at the Vaporetto station “Cornelio Coposo”, near the Decebal Bridge, and then continue at the Nole Millenio Correctional Centre. Spectators are welcome to bring a charged phone, preferably with an Android operating system, headphones and comfortable shoes.

Tickets are available on the Timișoara Hungarian State Theater website – and on the project’s website – sătă / fabric, where the application can also be downloaded.

plays Parallel city: Iosefin (2021), Parallel City: The Factory (2022) and Parallel City: Elizabeth (2023) is part of a trilogy by director Anna Morgenio and playwright Peca tefan, a series of immersive, original theatrical productions, based on documentaries in the Three Historical Provinces, that take the viewer through imaginative stories. In these stories, the viewer is immersed in a parallel world in which the actors are directed to see the neighborhood/city through other filters, in an intense and original experience.

show Parallel City: Canvas It is part of the Urban Dilemmas: Parallel City project developed by the Diogenes Cultural Association in a co-production with the Hungarian State Theater “Csiky Gergely” and the German Timioara Theater, in collaboration with Politehnica University Timioara, with the support of the Knoll Milenio Correctional Center and the Public Transport Association of Timioara. The project is part of the cultural program “Timiشوارoara 2023 – European Capital of Culture” funded by the municipality of Timisoara through the Project Centre.



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