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13 June 2018
The Winner of the Dramaturgy Contest for the Ending of the Play "The Island" by Mihail Sebastian 17 December 2018
The contest organized by the Ion Sava Center for Theatrical Research and Creation within the "I. L. Caragiale" National Theatre for the ending of the unfinished play The Island by Mihail Sebastian registered 44 of texts. Following the reading of these endings, the jury consisting of Marina Constantinescu, Cristiana Gavrilă and Andrei Marinescu has retained in the final shortlist the following 5 texts:   1. Motto: "Do not console yourself with the thought that the times are unfair. Their moral injustice does not make us more righteous, their dogness is not enough because they can not accept people, we can already count ourselves. "(Boris Pasternak) - author Ruxandra Tuchel 2. Motto:" Where is this island if not in ourselves? "(Octavian Paler) - author Andreea Nanu 3. Motto:" For two thousand years "- author Radu Macrinici 4. Statement: "A fixed idea is a closed universe "(Mihail Sebastian) - author Laura- Georgiana Dimbu 5. Motto: (Anti-passivity) "What's the point of my vote !? With him, without him, it’s the same ... Oh, my God, but myriads of sand splinters, entwined, confer overwhelming power to the wasteland. Myriads of water droplets engage to bring forth the width and depth of world oceans. Likewise, my vote, with yours, with hundreds of thousands, millions give power to change for good. Try, come out, be brave! "- author Daniel Tei The text signed by Ruxandra Tuchel was declared winner. The prize is worth 2000 Euros. Also, the winning text will be the subject of a theater laboratory at the Ion Sava Center for Theatrical Research and Creation in the 2018-2019 season.   Translated by Simona Nichiteanu 
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Dramaturgy Contest 25 June 2018
The „Ion Sava” Centre for Theatrical Research and Creation within the „I.L. Caragiale” National Theatre announces a dramaturgy contest for the unfinished play of Mihail Sebastian, The Island* (the text can be downloaded in pdf format from The interested ones must propose a continuation of the two acts written by the author. The award for the winning text (ending of the play) amounts to 2000 euros. Furthermore, it shall become a part of a show enacted in the 2018 – 2019 season, on one of the stages of the National Theatre of Bucharest. The recording of the texts shall be performed in “motto” system, appearing on the first page of each text, the same motto being also noted on a separate sealed envelope, containing the author’s personal data. Plays in electronic format are accepted (saved on a CD). The CD containing the play registered in the contest shall be accompanied by a sealed envelope featuring the author’s identification data.                                              The texts can be sent to the address: „I.L. Caragiale” National Theatre of Bucharest 2 Nicolae Bălcescu Blvd., postal code 010051, district 1, Bucharest, until 30th September 2018, with the remark Dramaturgy contest!   Document in romanian: Insula, actul I   Translated by Simona Nichiteanu 
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