Kerényi Imre: Mystery Play at Csíksomlyó, 1981.

 

Title: Mystery Play at Csíksomlyó

Date of Premier: 15th of November 1981.

Site of Premier: Várszínház (Budapest)

Ensemble: Népszínház (Budapest)

Author: Balogh Elemér-Kerényi Imre

Director: Kerényi Imre

Dramaturg: Márai Enikő

Set designer: Götz Béla

Costume designer: Füzy Sári, as guest

Musical director: Rossa László

Choreographer: Novák Ferenc, as guest

The director’s assistant: Kutschera Éva

Actors: Chronicler, Star-bearer, Cantus, John: Kertész Péter; Deus Pater, Joseph, Jewish king: Mihály Pál; Adam, Jesus, 3rd Jewish child: Ivánka Csaba (he took the role over from Iglódi István on the 25th of December, 1981); Eve, Mary: Hámori Ildikó; Judas, Filius Luciferi, old shepherd: Kézdy György; Lucifer, Head Eunuch, Centurion: Ferenczy Csongor; Pluto, 1st Jewish child, 2nd witness, Phariseus Primus: Kalocsay Miklós; Drumo, 2nd Jewish child, 3rd witness, Phariseus Secundus: Székhelyi József; first devil, 1st Jewish youth, 1st Babilonian, 1st leper, 1st old man, 1st old woman, 1st soldier: Katona János; second devil, 2nd Jewish youth, 2nd Babilonian, 2nd leper, 2nd old man, 2nd old woman, 2nd soldier: Botár Endre; third devil, 3rd Jewish youth, 1st eunuch, 3rd leper, 3rd old man, 3rd old woman, 3rd soldier, 1st witness: Bősze György; fourth devil, 4th Jewish youth, 2nd eunuch, lackey, manservant, 4th old woman, 4th soldier: Tahi József; Michael, Nabuchadnezzar, 2nd shepherd, Annas: Baranyi László; Gabriel. Nabuchodonosor, 3rd shepherd, Caiaphas: Czibulás Péter; Moses, Jeremiah, Abraham, 1st shepherd, Peter, Pilate: Fonyó István; Mary Magdalen: Papadimitriu Athina; Ancilla: Kubik Anna; acting students at the Népszínház, musicians, dancers.

Analysis by: Kálmán Mária