Endre Ady Literary Evening

Zsolt Bogdán’s Ady-evening, in István Szugyiczky’s selection and adaptation

Studio

Performed by          Zsolt Bogdán


editor
István Szugyiczky

Date of the opening: April 11, 2014
A performance in co-production of the Northern Theatre Harag György Company and the Hungarian Theatre of Cluj

Endre Ady, the everlasting child; Endre Ady, the prematurely old; Endre Ady, the lover; Endre Ady, the intoxicated; Endre Ady, the passionate; Endre Ady, the refined; Endre Ady, the romantic; Endre Ady, the free-thinker; Endre Ady, the unbelieving believer; Endre Ady, the restless; Endre Ady, the nihilist; Endre Ady the responsible thinker; Endre Ady, the public figure; Endre Ady, the miserable gambler; Endre Ady, the poser; Endre Ady, the restless; Endre Ady, the gentle; Endre Ady, the woman-hater; Endre Ady, the idol of women; Endre Ady, the media star; Endre Ady, the lonely; Endre Ady, the neurasthenic; Endre Ady, the prophet; Endre Ady, the insomniac; Endre Ady, the arrogant; Endre Ady, the macho man; Endre Ady, the empty-pocketed; Endre Ady, the testosterone-filled; Endre Ady, the obstinate; Endre Ady, the paranoid; Endre Ady, the nationalist; Endre Ady, the not good enough Hungarian; Endre Ady, the short-tempered; Endre Ady, the cosmopolitan; Endre Ady, the one who is longing to get away; Endre Ady, the syphilitic; Endre Ady, who loves by hating; Endre Ady, who hates by loving; Endre Ady, who is loved by hating; Endre Ady, who is hated by loving; Endre Ady, the easily offended; Endre Ady, the ever-scandalous; Endre Ady, the patriot; Endre Ady, the paid agent of the Jews; Endre Ady, the debater; Endre Ady, the admired; Endre Ady, the one hungry for love; Endre Ady, the gallant; Endre Ady, the excluded; Endre Ady, the anxious; Endre Ady, the worldly-minded; Endre Ady, the depraved; Endre Ady, tormented by nightmares; Endre Ady, the homeless; Endre Ady, rejecting the Endre-Ady-type; Endre Ady, identifying with the Endre-Ady-type; Endre Ady, the prodigal son; Endre Ady, the black-and-white; Endre Ady, the absence of absences; Endre Ady, the ad infinitum.

Zsolt  Bogdán’s one-man show brings Endre Ady as close as possible to us: Ady the man, the most loveable and most unbearable.
András Visky