Trial via Trial

(You´re Gonna Get to Jail! You Prick!)

Scene, script, directed by Dušan Vicen
Co-authors and actors Vít Bednárik, Ľubo Burgr, Daniela Gudabová, Inge Hrubaničová, Milan Chalmovský, Jana Oľhová, Heidi Šinková, Vlado Zboroň
Music Rado Chrzan, Ľubo Burgr, Martin Kokavec
Visual cooperation Boris Vitázek
Technical cooperation Martin Kokavec

Characters and events in this inscenation are fictional. However, any similarity to real characters and events will most probably not be accidental.

The staging uses certain citations, as follows:
The text Before the Law comes from Franz Kafka´s novel The Trial. Jozef K. is the main character of this novel.
Smerdyakov is a character from F. M. Dostoyevsky´s novel The Brothers Karamazov.
The tune Adagio in G Minor was used as a theme tune in the film The Trial, directed by Orson Welles.
Quote “We live in a country, where the public authority is not comprehended as a temporary service, but as swag.” As in blog of Radoslav Procházka.
Quote “In a trial with an asshole, only another asshole can be your solicitor.” As in MUDr. Xavier Crement’s book Asshole No More!

The play is loosely inspired by the famous novel by Franz Kafka The Trial (Kafka's original German title: Der Process). This black humorous tessellation of stories and fates, consisting of a few more or less intersecting episodes is however set in the present times, the times of jurisdictional absurdum of the beginning of 21st century, when the process of one absurd social establishment alternates the other…

Premiere: February 25th 2013, A4 
Length: 100 min.

The project was supported by Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic and Želos company.

Nová dráma / New Drama 2013
Dotyky a spojenia / Touches & Connections 2013, Martin
KioSK 2013, Žilina
A BASTA!, Divadlo Pôtoň – Centrum umenia a kreativity, Bátovce
Divadlo Štúdio tanca, Banská Bystrica, Nov. 7, 2013
Festival Setkání Stretnutie 2014, Městské divadlo Zlín, Czech Republic

SME / Reffering to Kafka as well as to the present times
.týždeň / Theatre trail with Slovak jurisdiction
kod / Judicatory filth on the peak of moral crisis
Alliteration of the crooked equity