Adana Theater Festival kicks off
ISTANBULThe 18th State Theaters Sabancı International Adana Theater Festival kicked off on March 27, World Theater Day. The Sakıp Sabancı Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to theater and cinema actor Erdal Özyağcılar. He received his award from the Sabancı Foundation Board of Trustees President Güler Sabancı at the opening ceremony.
The longest-running theater festival in Turkey, the Adana Theater Festival will host 23 plays, including 16 Turkish plays and seven foreign ones until April 30.
German Familie Flöz, Spanish Yllana Production, Macedonian Skopje Albanian Theater and Georgian Kote Marjinashvilli State Drama Theater are the foreign theater troupes attending this year’s festival.
In addition, Spanish Cia La Tal will perform street theater on April 22 and 23 at the Adana Train Station Square for free.
Sivas and İzmir state theaters, Theater Martı, Hayal Perdesi, Talimhane Theater, Theater Kare, Sadri Alışık & Çolpan İlhan Theater, Semaver Kumpanya and Ali Poyrazoğlu Theater are among the Turkish troupes in the festival.
During the festival, workshops about Karagöz Shadow Theater production, playwriting, action strategies, puppetry making and mask making will also be organized.