Text: Frank Wedekind
Directed by: Silviu Purcărete
Translation: Victor Scoradeţ
Set and light design: Helmut Stürmer
Costumes: Lia Manţoc
Original music: Vasile Şirli
Cast: Cătălin Pătru, Ofelia Popii, Mariana Mihu – Plier, Diana Fufezan, Codruţa Vasiu, Cristina Stoleriu, Cristina Ragos, Cendana Trifan, Raluca Iani, Constantin Chiriac, Dan Glasu, Cristian Stanca, Adrian Matioc, Pali Vecsei, Mihai Coman, Eduard Pătrașcu, Anca Loredana Zanca, Laura Călina, Cora Miron
Lulu, a bizarre theatre play which, if it fades from your memory, it comes back when you least expect it. It spies on you from the shadows.
Lulu, an ancient drama read on the psychoanalytic couch of Doctor Freud.
Lulu is the mystery of temptation.
Lulu is the failure of temptation.
Lulu is the resurrection of temptation.
Lulu is the gift and the punishment.
Lulu is the obsession of Shakespeare, of Goethe, of Sarah Kane etc.
Lulu is the index finger in the face of the little bourgeois morality.
Lulu is the funeral of the little bourgeois morality.
Lulu is the riot of life against the reason of social civilization.
Lulu is a sin.
Lulu is a necessary sin.
Lulu is a sweet sin.
Lulu is a venomous sin.
Lulu is an angel with black wings.
Lulu bewilders the male reason.
Lulu bewilders her own female reason.
Lulu deceives the Creator.
Lulu is none of these.
Lulu cannot be explained.
Lulu has to be played towards bewildering the audience.
Lulu is necessary.
Lulu is a theatre play confusing and provoking ever since it was written.
Lulu requires a unique actress.
Lulu is a flame burning wings.
Lulu is magnetic.
Lulu is...
2, 5 November 2008, Bucharest, ”National Theatre Festival”
31 March, 1 April 2009, Budapest, Hungary, ”Spring festival”
27 February–3 March 2013, Tokyo, Japan, ”Tokyo Metropolitan Theaters Inauguration”
Estimated duration:2h 40min
Premiere Date:24-05-2008
Age limit:Performance not recommended to those under the age of 16