Dubrovnik’s most famous writer of comedy and tragedy, Marin Drzic, is going to London! One of the most popular books of “Dubrovnik’s Shakespeare” Uncle Maroje (Dundo Maroje) has been translated into English by Filip Krenus and will be presented in the Conway Hall, London, 25 Red Lion Square, WC1R 4RL on Friday, March 2nd at 6:30 pm.
The event is organized by the House of Marin Drzic, with the support of the City of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik Tourist Board and co-organized by Istrobooks, British-Croatian Society and Honey-Tongued Theatre Productions, on the ocassion of the 450th anniversary of the death of Marin Drzic.
The presentation will take place in the Library of the Humanities and Publishing House of Conway Hall as part of a series of cultural evenings under the title ‘Image - Music – Text’ and in collaboration with the British publishing house Istrosbooks, whose director Susan Curtis edited the English translation of the book by Marin Drzic and Honey - tongued Theater Productions that will bring actors and musicians together, as well as the House of Marin Drzic, Croatian publisher.
The book will be presented by the translator Filip Krenus, Niksa Matic – the director of the House of Marin Drzic, Pavo Jancic – the chairman of the House of Marin Drzic Board and Susan Curtis, the editor of the English translation.
The visitors will get the chance to enjoy some of the parts of the book played by 5 actors and the music by Luka Sorkocevic. Photo-exhibition by Gary Goddard, showing the City of Dubrovnik and many more, will enrich this event.