Livestream theatre performances for the first time in the history of theater in Serbia
The cult play of Belgrade repertoires “When Pumpkins Bloossmed” based on the text by Dragoslav Mihailović in 2014, directed by Boban Skerlić, has been staged at the Belgrade Drama Theater. After seven successful seasons, the Belgrade Drama Theater, in cooperation with the production company Archangel Digital, decided to present a play for which you can never have enough tickets and with undiminished intensity is still one of the most wanted plays, they wanted to give it a new, digital life. The live broadcast of the theatre play directly from the stage of Olivera and Rade Marković will be broadcast with the translation provided into Russian and English language. The project of this type is a novelty for Serbia, and the whole event, which, as the organizers predict, will push the boundaries of the spectator experience in our country.
Livestream theatre performances that will be broadcast along all meridians around the world is the first project of this type ever done in Serbia. The project was organized in cooperation with the Boxing Federation of Serbia, the Boxing Federation of Russia and the company Ticket vision. The organizer and initiators of the project, Jug Radivojević, manager of the Belgrade Drama Theater, and Miloš Biković, founder of Archangel Digital, estimate that this specific endeavour, a 140-minute livestream theatre play with 30 minutes of additional program dedicated to the event, will be watched from Vladivostok to Los Angeles.
Although the team is well-coordinated, the premiere transmission of the theatre play over the Internet, scheduled for December 24, 2020, is intended for audiences around the world, it brings special excitement but also great responsibility.
“We have been playing the play for seven years and every time I find new layers of meaning and discover how great a writer Dragoslav Mihailović is. As my perception of that play develops over the years, it seems to me that my view of the world is changing.”- Milos Biković explained.
In this universal, timeless story that explores the limits of humanity and deals with the predominance of the urge to defend the part over the imposed norms the part of the cast are also Branislav Lečić, Marko Živić, Milan Čučilović, Anja Alač, Stefan Radonjić, Danica Ristovski, Slobodan Boda Ninković and Miodrag Radonjić.