Fairy Tale Town - THEATRE PERFORMANCES (not only for Children)
10AM László Gulyás (wandering musician): Enigmatic tales
12AM MárkusZínház: Prince Leslie
2PM The Puppet Theatre of Mancsi Fabók: The land of immortality
4PM Bean-pole Schoolboys: Happy epos about legendary heroes
6PM János Pályi: Lazlo the Brave
MárkusZínház: Prince Leslie
Based on the tale by Elek Benedek
Prince Leslie curses his three sisters into hell. Then he has to protect them and on his way he fight with three dragons. He can only defeat these monsters with the help of the Serpent King and maybe he’ll find true love on his way.
The set and the puppets were designed and carry out by Zsuzsanna Vajda and Gábor Pilári
Dramaturge: Zsuzsanna Vajda and Gábor Pilári
Folk music adaptation: Ferenc Morvai
Musical contributor: Áron Pilári / Lili Eszter Pilári
The Puppet Theatre of Mancsi Fabók: The land of immortality
The protagonist of this tale is driven by the following question: Does the land of immortality exist? Finally the hero finds the desired land, but is immortality as good as it sounds?
Performers: Mariann Fabók, Árpád Keresztes Nagy, Dénes Orbán
Set: Ákos Mátravölgyi
Puppets: Zsófia Opra Szabó and Pál Lellei
Bean-pole Schoolboys is an ensemble who presents their productions on stilts. The ensemble consists of four puppeteers. They rejoice the audience with giant puppets, a lot of musical instruments, cunning rhymes and huge gestures. Their performances feed upon the traditions of fairground puppet shows.
János Pályi: Lazlo the Brave
Lazlo the Brave is a traditional fairground puppet performance. Lazlo is a cheerful guy who teaches a lesson with his frying pan to the devils and even to Death. This bouncing glove puppetry show is overtaken by interactive market specimens and spectacles. János Pályi is one of Hungary’s most famous ‘Lazlo the Brave’ pupeteers.
Set design: Gyula Majoros (awarded with Blattner Prize)
Director: Ildikó Kovács (awarded with Blattner Prize)
Performer / Pupeteer: János Pályi (awarded with Blattner Prize)