class="">(I) Love(d) Love. An adaptation after Nina Cassian

(I) Love(d) Love. An adaptation after Nina Cassian

23 and 24 October| 20:00 – National Museum of Romanian Literature

„Fiecare nouă iubire este o speranţă”, obişnuia să spună Nina Cassian.

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Poetry performance

By: Roxana Guttman, Cătălina Buzoianu

Artistic coordinator: Cătălina Buzoianu

Cast: Roxana Guttman, Mihai Nițu, Naomi Guttman

Producer: Bucharest Municipality and the National Museum of Romanian Literature

Length: 1 h 30 min (no intermission)

“Each new love is hope”, Nina Cassian used to say. “I’ve known both fortunate and unfortunate love. Some left me, abandoned or betrayed me. Or, after loving me, they said, ‘you are awesome; FAREWELL’… and they left. Passion is devastating. Love is wonderful, but passion is very dangerous. What is happiness? What is happiness made of? Who earned happiness? You may have it and not be aware of it. It is complicated. I was happy. I know for sure that I have drunk that enchanted liquor”, said the poet.

The aim of the performance is to call things by their names, to call love by its name, to call betrayal, dreams and LIFE by their names. They all come together to shape the image of the one meant to watch on our lives, which is LOVE.