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It’s Only the End of the World

Jean-Luc Lagarce

Young writer Louis returns to his family after almost fifteen years to tell them he is dying.

  • Stage JK Tyl Theatre
  • Premiere Saturday, 03 November 2018
  • Age Category From 14 years
  • Translation:
    Kateřina Neveu
    Directed by:
    Tomáš Loužný
    Script Editor:
    Kateřina Slezáková
    Adapted by:
    Tomáš Loužný,
    Kateřina Slezáková
    Petr Vítek
    Ivo Sedláček

A reunion with his mother, brother, sister and her boyfriend will revive not only old memories but also conflicts that have been almost forgotten. A very interesting text in form and content was written by the author in 1990 during a scholarship in Berlin and it was staged for the first time in Lausanne in 1999. The JK Tyl Theatre will present its Czech premiere. In 2016, the play by Jean- Luc Lagarce was also a basis for a French-Canadian co-production film It's Only the End of the World directed by Xavier Dolan and also starring Marion Cotillard. The Czech production at the Black Box will be directed by a young talented student of The Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Tomáš Loužný.

Premiere on 3 November 2018 at the DJKT’s Black Box

Tobacco products are used in the performance.