•  Theatre 2019
 TURKEY
  Tiyatro Keyfi
Behind the Eyes Musical
Text by: Nava Semel
Directed by: Kemal Başar
Cast: Eda Kandulu, Kemal Başar
In the musical "The Child Behind the Eyes" a mother observes her disabled son who suffers from Down syndrome and tries to protect him from the hardship and cruelty that awaits him. This musical is a journey into a family who struggles with pain, ignorance and fears. Throughout the musical, the child with the Down syndrome, YOTAM, innocent and open-hearted, becomes a source of love to all members of the family. In fact, he is the one who teaches them all a new meaning of the joy of life. The musical “Behind the Eyes” is a special production, which offers a delicate dialogue between text, movement and sound. Alongside the sensitive text presented by the new-shining actress Eda Kandulu as the mother, this stage adaptation is accompanied by 4 acoustic musicians led by the famous Turkish singer Özgün Uğurlu. The actress, as well as the musicians, move on stage and from stage to the audience, surrounding them. Together they sing, act and dance the story of joy, pain and life.
Performance in Turkish, with translation into Romanian and English.
Performance not recommended to audiences under 14.

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