Elementary Group Production, Spring 2015

Elementary Group Production, Spring 2015   With Chekhov’s Three Sisters as a rough starting point, this intriguing historical and political play focuses around the fall of communism, the collapse of Yugoslavia and the transition that followed. The family relationship of the six sisters, each of which represent a former federal republic, are an allegory of the different international relations the … Read More

The Six Sisters, Spring 2014

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The Six Sisters, Spring 2014   With Chekhov’s Three Sisters as a rough starting point, this intriguing historical and political play focuses around the fall of communism, the collapse of Yugoslavia and the transition that followed. The family relationship of the six sisters, each of which represent a former federal republic, are an allegory of the different international relations the … Read More

Scenes from Growing up, Spring 2014

Scenes from Growing up, Spring 2014   By far the loudest day of the year – not just for TRY but all of Rijeka – is the day when all of TRY theatre’s youth groups get together to perform a series of sketches that they had been working on during the year. The stage, whilst still the focal point, is … Read More

The Choiceless, Spring 2013

The Choiceless, Spring 2013   “The Choiceless”. A play set in 1930s Boston introduced teenagers to the challenges of hardships of life during economic crises and played for three nights at Filodrammatica theatre in May 2013. Performed by the Middle School and Kastav groups, the play showed great understanding and determination on behalf of the cast who, although quite young, … Read More

Spilt, Spring 2013

Spilt, Spring 2013   “Spilt”, TRY theatre’s last and most serious play thus far, has served as an emotional graduation for the High School group. The drama is rooted in adolescence’s inevitable sojourner: the fascination with what we are not nor should become. We see ourselves as inferior and inadequate, and it is not often that we sober up from … Read More

The Break up, Winter 2012/2013

The Break up, Winter 2012/2013   “The Break-Up”, TRY theatre’s first play ever performed on the main stage of the HKD theatre, opened in February 2013 and featured an inspiring interpretation by the High School group. Seventeen young performers occupied the stage and dealt with a topic so cloe to their chest – falling in love, falling out of love … Read More

The Rijeka Play, Winter 2012/2013

The Rijeka Play, Winter 2012/2013   “The Rijeka Play”, a play that – you’ll never guess – talks about the Adriatic city of Rijeka, was commissioned from TRY theatre by – another surprise – the City of Rijeka and opened in January 2013 at Filodrammatica theatre. The fast-paced, spoof-happy piece made the audiences laugh out loud while wetting their appetite … Read More

Clinically Same, Spring 2012

Clinically Same, Spring 2012   The long-awaited “Clinically Same”, the high school group’s new project, premiered on May 14th 2012 at Filodrammatica theatre. This dynamic and energetic piece, hinting at conformity during high school years, proved that the young actresses and actors are developing their on-stage skills at a very high pace, showing exceptional maturity and concentration. The third and … Read More

Without Hamlet, Spring 2011

Without Hamlet, Spring 2011   After the four originally scheduled performances and one more due to popular demand, one gets the impression that Hamlet was indeed just about the only one that didn’t turn up for the play. Luckily though, his merry entourage from Elsinore castle showed up, as did the struggling playwrights Nina and Vesna and their mildly strange … Read More