Theater festival opens in Istanbul’s Kadıköy
The Kadıköy Municipality Theater Festival opened its curtains on Aug. 4 for the 15th time this year in Istanbul’s Anatolian neighborhood.
As it is marking its 15th year, the festival will last 15 days until Aug. 18, presenting the most popular theater plays performed on Kadıköy stages throughout the season.
The Freedom Park Amphitheater is the venue for the festival performances, which will include the most popular play by the Entropi Theater, “Edebi Barış” (Polite Peace), and the Moda Theater’s “Bütün Çılgınlar Sever Beni” (All the Crazies Love Me).
Among the other performances will be Semaver Kumpanya’s legendary theater play “Cimri” (The Miser), Yolcu Theater’s “Joko’nun Doğum Günü” (Joko’s Birthday) and Kadıköy Emek Theater’s “Sevmekten Öldü Desinler.”
There will also be plays by established theater companies at the festival such as the Çolpan İlhan and Sadri Alışık Theater, the Ali Poyrazoğlu Theater, the Uygur Sanat Theater and Genco Erkal’s Dostlar Theater.
All plays will be free in the festival and invitations can be found at box offices of all Kadıköy Municipality cultural centers.