Open Continent - Closed Nations. Challenges and Perspectives for Theatre Festivals in Eastern Europe
When it comes to theatre, festivals can serve as a barometer for current developments in politics, culture and society. Festivals confront the audience with intense programmes, but are nevertheless subject to market principles.
What do those festivals for theatre and the performing arts have to say about the state of the European idea?
Especially in Eastern Europe, theatre Festivals contribute to vibrant theatre scenes, but what perspectives do Eastern European theatre festivals offer for the developments of theatre and its role in society?