Tim Robbins at Bucharest: Theater can remind us that we are human beings

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The American actor and director Tim Robbins says that theater can remind people that they are human beings, underlining that this is the meaning of his play – “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” -, which will have three representations at the Comedy Theater in Bucharest on June 22, 23 and 24, starting at 7.00 pm.

“There is something about this performance, which is important in many ways. It reminds you how it is to be human, to be in love, how crazy and confusing can this thing be. And it’s the only performance that I know (…) ending with a blessing, with the blessing for the audience. Theater can do this, it can remind us that we are human beings” stated Tim Robbins on Thursday, during a press conference, according to Agerpress.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare, directed by Tim Robbins, will have three extraordinary representations at the Comedy Theater, after being presented to the Sibiu International Theater Festival.

“In the Shakespeare Year, we have the opportunity to close the season with a Shakespeare performance, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, coming from California, with The Actors’ Gang band. The performance stopped first in Sibiu, at the Theater Festival” said George mihaita, manager-director of the Comedy Theater.

He confessed that he was inspired in his theatrical career by the Romanian director Andrei Serban, sawing his production called “Agamemnon” in 1977 at New York.

Tim Robbins also spoke about his projects, mentioning that he is working to a play about the refugees.

Tim Robbins is known to the public in Romania for his roles in the movies “Top Gun”, “Cadillac Man”, “Bob Roberts” and “Mystic River” (for which he won an Oscar).