On Tour in Romania & Poland:
A Couple of Poor, Polish-Speaking Romanians
Written by: Dorota Maslowska
Directed by: Max Truax
After a successful Chicago run, A Couple of Poor, in 2010 Polish Speaking Romanians performed in Romania and Poland.
A Couple of Poor, Polish Speaking Romanians is a hilarious and scathing critique of the relationship between class stratification and national identity. High on drugs, two young Poles set off on a road trip, holding up passing motorists and pretending to be a couple of poor, Polish-speaking Romanians. Told in part from their perspective and that of their xenophobic victims, what exactly happened on their two-day journey is as uncertain as the duo’s true identities. Having assumed the guise of poverty-stricken aliens, the pair become the victims of their own fiction as they emerge from their drug high into a cold and uncooperative reality… read more.