The Miracle of Cluj

Price 25 lei / 15 lei (cu reducere)
Duration 90′
Language Romanian, with English surtitles


Monday 06/11/2017 from 19:00 to 20:30

The Miracle of Cluj is a theatre performance and it is included in Democracy exercises. Investigating the recent history project made by REACTOR of Creation and Experiment. Having a miraculous aura of “Everything is possible”, the performance brings up on stage the story of the pyramid scheme named Caritas from the ’90s. Step by step, the political and social dimension behind this phenomenon is revealed, showing how the scheme expanded on a national scale.

directed by: David Schwartz
with: Oana Mardare, Lucia Mărneanu, Denisse Moise and Doru Taloș
dramaturgy: Petro Ionescu
scenography: Anda Pop
music: Kristina Sipos
illustrations: Lucia Mărneanu
research assistant: Silvia Netedu
video: Daniel Răduțu
producer: REACTOR of Creation and Experiment

The entire team of this performance participated in the research process coordinated by Petro Ionescu. The four actors are members of the artistic collective from REACTOR of Creation and Experiment.

About the artists

David Schwartz is a theater director. He lives and works in Bucharest. He works on artistic projects that promote a critical analysis of post-socialist „transition” and he approaches liberating perspectives over local history. He is co-founder of Political Theater Platform and is a member of MACAZ – Teatru Bar Coop collective.