Slovensko narodno gledališče Nova Gorica

"Theatre of the absurd, as performed by the police "

Presnyakov Brothers

Playing a Victim

Izobražaja žertvu

First Slovene performance

on programme

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premiere

24. April 2008

about text

Valya, a rather lazy student, inclined to avoid any effort in life, has found an unusual way to make a living: he plays the victim in police crime-scene reenactments. A special police unit is there to reconstruct recent crimes – in the authentic environment, with the help of actual suspects. And Valya is always the victim, used by the criminal to demonstrate why and how he killed …
The absurdity of the situation – the criminal is identified, caught and prosecuted, and the investigators reconstruct the crime simply in order to satisfy the rigid bureaucratic regulations – is intensified when we learn about the senseless, mostly petty and banal reasons and motives for the crimes …

View complete schedule for the show

  • 24. 04. 2008 at 20.30. SNG Nova Gorica. The Opening Night.
  • 25. 04. 2008 at 20.30. SNG Nova Gorica
  • 10. 05. 2008 at 20.30. SNG Nova Gorica
  • 11. 05. 2008 at 19.00. SNG Nova Gorica
  • 15. 05. 2008 at 20.30. SNG Nova Gorica
  • 28. 05. 2008 at 20.30. SNG Nova Gorica
  • 31. 05. 2008 at 20.30. SNG Nova Gorica
  • 14. 06. 2008 at 20.30. SNG Nova Gorica
  • 19. 06. 2008 at 21.00. Dani satire Zagreb, Croatia
  • canceled
  • 12. 09. 2008 at 20.00. SNG Nova Gorica