Ivor Martinić play to be premiered in Ljubljana

time: 16.01.2015.
place: Ljubljana, Slovenia
organiser: MGLJ
 Ivor Martinić's play When the Child was a Child' to be premiered on 16 Janury in the City Theatre Ljubljana.

Martinić's play is based on motifs from The Wings of Desire by Wim Wenders and will be directed by Slovenian director Yulia Roschina.

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)

(D.H., 14.01.2015)