How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients


June 2017

Romania & Hungary


Written by: Matei Visniec

Translated by: Jeremy Lawrence and Catherine Popesco

Directed by: Zoltán Balázs

Guest Director from Hungary

Trap Door was invited to perform in three international theatre festivals, and venues throughout the region.

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Tour Cast and Crew:Dennis Bisto, Simina Contras, Gary Damico, Michael Garvey, Emily Lotspeich, Richard Norwood, Beata Pilch, Pavi Proczko, and Nicole Wiesner



June 8: Puppet Theatre (Budapest)


June 10: Nicolae Balcescu Land Forces Academy (Sibiu)

June 12: Teatrul Gong (Sala parter) at the International Theatre Festival of Sibiu (Sibiu)

June 15: International Theatre Festival ATELIER (Baia Mare)

June 17: Cultural Center REDUTA (Brasov)

June 21: International Theatre Festival Miturile Cetatii (Constanza)