Actress of the I.L. Caragiale National Theatreof Bucharest since 1964

Adela Mărculescu

b. 21.12.1938, Aiud

In the current season the actor plays in:

Last Coffee with Iuliu Maniu The Mousetrap Titanic Waltz

NTB Parts:

Chiriachita - "Titanic Waltz" by Tudor Musatescu, directed by Dan Tudor, 2022

Mrs. Boyle - "The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie, directed by Erwin Shimsensohn, from 2020

Passenger, The First Woman - "Terrorism" by Presniakov Brothers, directed by Felix Alexa, 2015

Raluca Filimon - "The Man Who Saw Death" by Victor Eftimiu, directed by Dan Tudor, 2013

Serafima Ilinicina - "The Suicide" by Nikolai Erdman, directed by Felix Alexa, 2009

Alexandra del Lago - "Sweet Bird of Youth" by Tennessee Williams, directed by Tudor Mărăscu, 2005

Elena Ivanovna Popova - “Actor’s Life” (“The Bear” and “The Swan Song”) by A.P. Chekhov, directed by Geo Saizescu, 2003

Olga - “The Chekhov Machine” by Matei Vişniec, directed by Cristian Ioan, 2003

Doris - "Next Year at the Same Time" by Bernard Slade, directed by Victor Moldovan, 2001

Sophie - "The Neighbour" by Pierre Chesnot, directed by Victor Moldovan, 2000

Euridice - "Eleni" by Kostas Asimakopoulos, directed by Ion Cojar, 1999 - 2000

Stela Campbell - "Dear Liar" by Jerome Kilty, directed by Mara Paşici, 1998

"The Man Who Saw Death" by Victor Eftimiu, directed by Mihai Manolescu, 1997

Vera Louise Simmons - "Harvey" by Mary Chase, directed by Tudor Mărăscu, 1994

Tituba - "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller, directed by Felix Alexa, 1991

Clytemnestra - "Electra - An Ancient Trilogy" after Sophocles and Euripides, show by Andrei Şerban, 1990

Alexandra - "The Trap" by Plato Pardău, directed by Anca Ovanez Doroşenco, 1989

Leonora - "Torquato Tasso" by Johann Wolfgang Goethe, directed Anca Ovanez Doroşenco, 1988


Mioara - "The Idol and Ion Anapoda" by G.M. Zamfirescu, directed by Ion Cojar, 1985 - 1986

Steffy Blondell - "The Odd Couple" by Neil Simon, directed by Grigore Gonţa, 1984

Mrs. Ruxandra - "Alexandru Lăpuşneanu" by Virgil Stoenescu, directed by Cristian Munteanu, 1978

Daia - "Who Was Adam?" by Leonida Teodorescu, directed by Cristian Munteanu, 1977

Margareta Aldea - “The Magpies” by Alexandru Kiritescu, directed by Horea Popescu, 1977

"Poetry, Music, Dance", directed by Miriam Răducanu, 1976

Gabrielle - "Danton" by Camil Petrescu, directed by Horea Popescu, 1974

Dona Diana - "Dona Diana" by Camil Petrescu, directed by Victor Moldovan, 1973

Ana - "Take, Ianke and Cadir" by Victor Ioan Popa, directed by Ion Finteşteanu, 1971

Epancina Aglaia - "The Idiot" by Feodor Mihailovici Dostoievski, directed by Alexandru Finţi, 1969

"Mam’ Chiriţa" by Vasile Alecsandri, directed by Horea Popescu, 1969

Casandra - "The Trojans" by Jean Paul Sartre, directed by Miron Nicolescu, 1968

Madeleine - "The Terrible Parents" by Jean Cocteau, directed by Miron Nicolescu, 1968

Corina - "The Game of Truth” by Sidonia Drăguşanu, directed by Mihai Berechet, 1967

Isabela - “The Queen of Navarra” by Eugene Scribe, directed by Victor Moldovan, 1967

Fiancé - “Bloody Wedding” by Federico Garcia Lorca, directed by Miron Nicolescu, 1966

Sorina - “Pearls, Thread Yourselves” by Victor Eftimiu, directed by Miron Nicolescu, 1964


Activities outside NTB

Theatre Parts


Creart - Teatrelli Hall

Veronika - "Apple Pie" by Isaac Buton, directed by Dan Tudor, 2015

"Quartet" by Ronald Harwood, directed by Dan Tudor, 2014


Metropolis Theatre

Mrs. Pernelle - "Tartuffe or the Impostor" by JBP Molière, directed by Victor Ioan Frunză, 2013

The Old Woman - "District Hospital" by Hristo Boicev, directed by Felix Alexa, 2012

Stephanie Vignean - "Cactus Flower" by Pierre Barillet, directed by Alice Barb, 2010


Radu Stanca Theatre, Sibiu

Ugly Beauty - "The Story of the Carpenter and his Beautiful Wife” by Radu Stanca, directed by Dan Alecsandrescu, 1971


Ploieşti State Theatre: 1959 - 1963

Ninuccia - “De Pretore Vincenzo” by Eduardo De Filippo, directed by Valeriu Moisescu, 1962

“Trees Die Standing” by Alejandro Casona, directed by Gheorghe Ionescu, 1960

"The Sicilian Woman" by Aurel Baranga, directed by Harry Eliad, 1960

"... Escu" by Tudor Muşatescu, directed by Harry Eliad, 1960

"The House on 10 Coşbuc Street" by Florin Vasiliu, directed by Harry Eliad, 1960

"The Famous 702" by Alexandru Mirodan, directed by Cristian Mihalache, 1960

“If You Are Asked” by Dorel Dorian, directed by Gheorghe Ionescu, 1961

“The Soldier Piccico” by Aldo Nicolaj, directed by Gheorghe Ionescu, 1961


Small Theatre

Fanny Friedberg- "The Mystery of the Boot" by Hans Albert Pederzani, directed by Kurt Rabe, 1963


Botoşani State Theatre: 1957 - 1959

Ziţa - "A Stormy Night" by I.L. Caragiale, directed by Alexandru Finţi

Zerbinette - "The Impostures of Scapin" by J.B.P. Molière, directed by David Esrig

Rosaura - "The Liar" by Carlo Goldoni, directed by Radu Miron


Radio Theatre

"The Dog in the Manger" by Lope de Vega

"Torquato Tasso" by Johann Wolfgang Goethe

"The Knight and the Lady" by Carlo Goldoni

"Cassandra" by Nicolae Iorga

"The House of Bernarda Alba" by Federico Garcia Lorca

"The Forced Marriage" by J.B.P. Molière

"A Clinical Case" by Dino Buzzati

"The Sleep of Reason" by Boris Valejo

"Dona Juana" by Radu Stanca

"Riţă, crăiţă" by Gala Galaction

" Sorana” by I.Al. Brătescu Voineşti

"The Eighth Sin" by Tudor Muşatescu

"Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare

"Oedipus at the Column" by Sophocles

"A Love Story" by Radu Stanca

"Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte

"Ruy Blas" by Victor Hugo

"The Ivory Tower” by Camil Petrescu

“The Copper Wolves” by Adrian Maniu

“Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare

“The Blue Bird” by Maurice Maeterlinck

“The Wanderer” by Vasile Voiculescu


Film Parts

“Pacala Is Back”, directed by Geo Saizescu, 2006

"Diplomatic Siege", directed by Gustavo Graef Marino, 1999

"Let me talk about myself", Mihai Constantinescu, 1987

"A Dinner Guest", directed by Mihai Constantinescu, 1986

"Confessions of Love", directed by Nicolae Corjos, 1985

"The Sisters" , directed by Iulian Mihu, 1984

"Galax", directed by Ion Popescu Gopo, 1983

"Loving… Leaving...", directed by Gheorghe Turcu, 1982

"Attention, Great Grandmother is Landing!", directed by Nicolae Corjos, 1981

"Iancu Jianu, the Outlaw", directed by Dinu Cocea, 1980

"Hyperion", directed by Mircea Veroiu, 1975

"Fog", directed by Vladimir Popescu Doreanu, 1 973

"The Battle for Rome", directed by Robert Siodmak (Germany), 1968

"The Lace Wars", directed by Rene Clair, 1965



"Une mere comme on n’en fait plus", directed by Jacques Renard, 1997

"Meurtres par procuration", directed by Claude-Michel Rome, 1995

"August in Flames", TV series, directed by Dan Piţa and Alexandru Tatos, 1974

"Strong Souls" by Camil Petrescu

"Bălcescu" by Camil Petrescu

"Tache, Ianke and Cadir" by Victor Ioan Popa

"Fiesco’s Conspiracy” by Friedrich Schiller

“The Fountain of the Herds” by Lope de Vega

“Orpheus in Hell” by Tennesse Williams

“The Terrible Fathers” by Jean Cocteau

“Blanduzia’s Fountain” by Vasile Alecsandri

“Chronicle of Courage” by Dan Tărchilă

” The Mission” by Francisc Munteanu

"The Maturity of Anxiety" by Ilie Ştefan Domajnea

"A Winter’s Night Dream" by Tudor Muşatescu

"Harvey" by Mary Chase

"What's New on the Acacia Street" by Paul Ioachim

"Some Would Call It Destiny" by Titus Popovici

"The Hour of Truth" by Radu Teodoru



National University of Theatre and Film Bucharest, year 1959, class of professor Alexandru Finţi


Awards and Distinctions

Gopo Award for lifetimeachievement, 2020

Honorary Citizen of the Bucharest Municipality

Honorary Citizen of the Aiud Municipality, 2006

VIP Magazine Award, 2006

"Excellence Certificate" for her contribution to increasing the prestige of the "Ion Canavoiu" humour festival, 1995 and 1997

Romanian Oscar, Tel Aviv (Israel), 2000

First Prize and the title "Laureate" for the role of Adela - "A Guest at Dinner"

Award for the role of Ioana Boiu - "Strong Souls"

Award for contribution to performance of Romanian poetry

Award for the scenic capitalization of Lucian Blaga's poetry

Founding member of the "Hellenic Union of Romania"

Honorary member of the "Lucian Blaga Cultural Foundation" - Sebeş

Diploma of Excellence for great merits in the work of serving the country’s first stage

"Cultural Merit” Order to the rank of Officer


Translated by Simona Nichiteanu 

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