The GUDEJKO theatre department has come into existence as a part of the GUDEJKO Actors agency – the largest and longest serving company in the Polish show business market established by Grazyna and Jerzy Gudejko in 1989.
Theatre Gudejko initiates and stages various independent theatre projects. After getting started with “Murder at the Howard Johnson” by Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick, directed by Wlodzimierz Kaczkowski back in November 1999 and its great turnout success in the Warsaw Teatr Syrena we did show it also in London, where Mr President Ryszard Kaczorowski, Ms Irena Anders as well as Mr Feliks Łaski were among the audience.
Our next shows – “Twice Around the Park” by Murray F. Schisgal, directed by Maciej Wojtyszko, two Polish world premieres: “Psychoterapia” (Psychotherapy) written and directed by Jacek Chmielnik, “Pozwol mi odejsc” (Let Me Go) directed by Izabella Cywinska, with the actresses’, Gabriela Kownacka and Danuta Stenka remarkable performance also appeared to be a huge successes.
“The Ladies’ Night” show by Stephen Sinclair & Anthony McCarten directed by Arkadiusz Jakubik, produced back in November 2005 is another incredible turnout success – we have shown it over 600 times, in Warsaw, around the country but also abroad.
The most recent projects of theatre Gudejko are the “Smak Mamrota” (Taste of Mamrot) by Robert Brutter and “Odd Couple” show by Neil Simon, both of them directed by Wojtek Adamczyk. The latter one has won the Audience Award at the 3rd Comedy Carnival Festival in Katowice back in January 2010.
And the most recent Project of theatre Gudejko, "Nie ma Solidarności bez miłości!" (There is no Solidarity Without Love) is our magnum opus so far. Andrzej Ozga has written its libretto especially for us and its music has been composed by Krzesimir Dębski. The Byelorussian resistance movement bard Lavon Wolski has also composed one of the pieces. Augustino Egurolla is the choreography author. The musical was directed by Maciej Wojtyszko and Adam Wojtyszko.
Many prominent Polish directors: Izabella Cywinska, Maciej Wojtyszko, Wojciech Adamczyk, Arkadiusz Jakubik and Wlodzimierz Kaczkowski among of them, stage designers: Magdalena Dipont and Wojciech Stefaniak worked for Teatr Gudejko.
And our shows were starred by the famous Polish actresses and actors: Danuta Stenka, Gabriela Kownacka, Jan Monczka, Andrzej Andrzejewski, Dorota Deląg, Olga Borys, Henryk Gołębiewski, Paweł Królikowski, Jacek Lenartowicz, Radosław Pazura, Tomasz Sapryk, Mirosław Zbrojewicz, Artur Barciś, Jacek Braciak, Cezary Żak, Viola Arlak, Piotr Skarga, Witold Wieliński, Wojciech Wysocki, Katarzyna Żak, Joanna Żółkowska, Piotr Pręgowski, Sylwester Maciejewski, Bogdan Kalus, Arkadiusz Nader, Magdalena Waligórska.
Please come and see our theatre shows on stage of the Warsaw theatres: Teatr Capitol and Teatr Palladium or many theatres around Poland and abroad. Within the last several years we presented our shows also in the Warsaw theatres: Kino-Teatr Tęcza, Teatr Syrena, Teatr Mały, Teatr Roma, Teatr Bajka, Teatr Capitol, Teatr Palladium. Annually we play over 200 theatre shows. We have also presented them in Austria, Canada, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA.
Theatre Gudejko operates as a producer, sponsor and manager. We welcome your cooperation!
Gazeta Wyborcza daily wrote about our theatre activity in the article dated June the 1st, 2010 (online edition on May the 31st, 2010)
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