Check out the schedule of the performances of the 2023 National Theatre Festival.

(performative and visual installations, public readings, exhibitions, conferences, workshops, book launches, on air theatre etc.). Note: the schedule may suffer some changes.

The 33rd Edition of the National Theatre Festival is taking place between 20-30th of October 2023. Curators: Mihaela Michailov, Oana Cristea Grigorescu and Călin Ciobotari.

👉 Click here to download (PDF) the schedule

National Theatre Festival – October 27th, 2023


October 27th | 11:00 – ARCUB, Big Hall

JOINT LIVING. Who needs contemporary playwriting?

October 27th | 13:00 – ARCUB, Coloane Hall

One meter apart(Performative reading)

October 27th | 16:00 – I. L. Caragiale National Theatre Bucharest, Media Hall

Truth’s a Dog Must to Kennel

October 27th | 17:00 – I.L. Caragiale Theatre Bucharest, Atelier Hall

Shove it

October 27th | 18:30 – ODEON Theatre, Studio Hall


October 27th | 18:30 – unteatru

Agnes of God

October 27th | 18:30 – Nottara Theatre, George Constantin Hall

The Maids

October 27th | 21:00 – Bulandra Theatre, Liviu Ciulei Hall (Izvor)

At the Academy

October 27th | 21:00 – ODEON Theatre, Majestic Hall

451° Fahrenheit

October 27th | 22:00 – Radio România Cultural

Emily Dickinson’s Last Dream

October 27th | 23:05 – Radio România Actualități

GEORGE BANU / AT CURTAIN FRONTIER (A Oana Maria Cajal Exhibition)

October 20th-30th | 10:00-18:00 – ARCUB, Coloane Hall

CHAIRS (Caricatures and drawing exhibition by Marius Damian)

October 20th-31st | only before the performances played at Studio Hall – ODEON Theatre, Studio Hall lobby

S ECTI VE – [hol’-os] (digital art performance)

October 20th-29th | online

ORLANDO TRIP – cinematic concert (online performance)

October 20th-29th | online

Viennese gods for borrowing, stoned witnesses (Theatre photography exhibition by Christine de Grancy)

October 20th – November 5th | 10:00-18:00 – ARCUB, Gabroveni Hall

Theatres by Fellner & Helmer. Subtle reflections on the local trademarks and identity values (Exhibition)

October 20th – November 5th | only before the performances played at Majestic Hall – ODEON Theatre, Majestic Hall lobby

Podul/The Bridge (Interactive art installation)

October 25th-30th | 17:00 – Romanian Cultural Institute, Big Hall