The Manhattan Projects

“What if atomic bomb was the most innocent weapon that US Government had devised during the Second World War?” Famous comic book writer Jonathan Hickman created his alternative universe story The Manhattan Projects with the help of that question. Story’s major characters are lead figures of original Manhattan Project which helped United States to gain... Continue Reading →

Hamlet Machine

Heiner Müller’s Hamlet Machine Heiner Müller’s Hamlet Machine, created significant impact and change in dramaturgy and performance in the European theatre, is based on Shakespeare's masterpiece, Hamlet, and built on the past efforts of reckoning. General idea was the bloody history of Europe, which underwent two consecutive world wars. This history, is located across the... Continue Reading →

Bir Yaz Gecesi Rüyası

Must watch in February:  Bir Yaz Gecesi Rüyası Bir Yaz Gecesi Rüyası is a modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer’s Night Dream. Although play’s plot was different than its original version, infact while watching it you feel as if you are reading some passages from Tempest for some of the scenes, what made it more... Continue Reading →

The Ears of Midas

The Ears of Midas is a satirical opera in Turkish which is based on Güngör Dilmen’s 1959 play and composed by Ferit Tüzün, between the years 1966-1969. It was staged for the first time in 1969. After all these years it met with the audience one more time in Kadıköy Süreyya Opera House. Istanbul State... Continue Reading →

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