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Krystian Lupa

A first visit to Canada, a masterpiece. Does making art demean artists irreparably? Lupa poses the question in dazzling fashion.

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Krystian Lupa (Wrocław) Teatr Polski we Wrocławiu

The Polish director and set designer Krystian Lupa is a major force in contemporary theatre, imbued with the rich artistic tradition of central Europe.

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Media Coverage

“Krystian Lupa goes beyond the pamphlet on the society damaged by compromise, descends to the deepest nooks of the human soul, farther than the vanity, where everyone feels lonely and close to death.”

Agence France Presse, 2015-07-06



“At the age of 72, the master of Polish theatre produces this enchanting artistic manifesto, a human comedy, dangerous and witty at the same time.”

Fabienne Darge, Le Monde, 2015-07-06

“Both visionary and sarcastic.”

Hugues Le Tanneur, Libération, 2015-07-05



“Exceptional, an immediate must-see play!”

Armelle Hélio, Le Figaro, 2015-07-04



Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie

Sunday, May 14, 5 p.m., Cinémathèque québécoise.