Rehearsals Began of “The Years of Crows”, Written and Directed by Siniša Kovačević, Scheduled to Premiere on March 10 on the Main Stage
20 December 2021
On December 20th the drama ensemble of the National Theatre had the first reading rehearsal of the play “The Years of Crows”, written and directed by Siniša Kovačević, which is to premiere on March 10th on the Main Stage.
In this play which speaks in authentic way about the life in Belgrade and Belgrade citizens during the First World War the main roles are played by Kalina Kovačević (Julija Kavran), Aleksandar Srećković/ Branislav Tomašević (Alojz Kavran), Vuk Kostić/ Petar Strugar (Živojin Rajić), Ljiljana Blagojević (Katica Rajić), Sonja Kolačarić (Ljubinka Rajić), Hadži Nenad Maričić/ Bojan Krivokapić (Mijat Tamnavac), Miodrag Krivokapić (Bata Duša), Vladan Gajović (Field Marshal Petar Bojović), Lepomir Ivković (General Sedlarević).
Members of this huge ensemble are also Dragan Nikolić (Eugen Doležal), Miloš Đorđević (Hašim), Nemanja Stamatović (Leon Drobnik), Uroš Urošević (Želimir Petras), Dušan Matejić (Karl Menige), Dragan Sekulić (Milan Rakić), Predrag Miletić (Vlada the Waiter), Boško Puletić (Moša Kumandi), Tanasije Uzunović (King Petar), Darko Tomović (Archibald Reiss), Brankica Zorić Vasović (Melanija), Hadži Petar Božović (Baker).
There are also children in the cast age 5 to 8 - Viktor Mustajbašić (Bogdan), Gavrilo Ivanković (Svetozar) and Anđelija Filipović (Dunja).
Danka Sekulović is the dramaturge, and the members of the creative team are also Geroslav Zarić (set designer), Marina Medenica (costume designer), Petra Fotez (ballet costume designer), Borislav Dugić (composer), Vladimir Petričević (music arrangements and sound design), Isidora Stanišić (choreographer) and Radovan Knežević (stage speech).
Vuk Miletić (executive producer), Jasmina Urošević (drama producer), Sandra Rokvić (stage manager), Gordana Perovski (prompter), Vladislava Kanington (assistant set designer), Milena Kostić and Ana Petrović (assistant costume designers) and Gala Dimović and Marija Kovačević (organisers) also participated in the play production.
The National Theatre Acting General Manager, Svetislav Goncić, and Drama Manager, Molina Udovički Fotez, attended the first rehearsal and wished the artists luck at the beginning of their work on the new play.