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'My son only walks a little slower' awarded in Buenos Aires


place: Argentina
Ivor Martinić's play titled 'My son only walks a little slower' performed and produced by Apacheta Theatre in Buenos Aires just won prestigious ACE Award by Association of Theatre Critics of Argentina in the category for Best Independent Theatre Performance.

The performance was nominated din 6 categories winning in category for the Best Performance (Guillermo Cacace) and Best Female Act (Paula Fernandez Mbarak).
Ivor Martinić studied at the Academy of Drama Art in Zagreb. His most famous plays include: The Title of the Drama about Ante is Written Here, A Play about Mirjana and those around her and My son only walks a little slower. His plays have been produced in at least ten European countries.

As a dramaturge he has worked on productions for theatres including Children Theatre Dubrava, Theatre ITD, Small Scene Theatre, Zagreb Youth Theatre etc.

For play The Title of the Drama about Ante is Written Here he won the Fabriqué en Croatie award by the REZ association and Small Marulic Award. The play was first produced by City Theatre Split in May 2009.

His play A play about Mirjana and those around her was first produced by Yugoslav Drama Theatre with Serbian actress Mirjana Karanović playing Mirjana. Than it was produced by Ljubljana City Theatre and than by Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb with Alma Prica playing Mirjana.

His play My son only walks a little slower was produced by Zagreb Youth Theatre. The production of this play won over 20 awards including Golden Laurel Award for Best play at MESS Festival in Sarajevo and Croatian Association of Dramatic artist Award for Best play. Ivor Martinić lives and work in Zagreb. (Martinić's bio taken from wiki)