IT WAS A CALM AND CHILLY MORNING THE DAY I LEFT...
Ve Diğer Şeyler Topluluğu
Written & Directed by Yeşim Özsoy Gülan
Stage Design Barış Dinçel
Light Design Kemal Yiğitcan
Sound and Music Design Korhan Erel
Lasts 90’; no intermission.
Having read an ad in a newspaper, six people meet at an amusement park at a very early hour in the morning, during twilight, and they have only one goal in their minds; “to be able to leave of their own free will”... They are tired of living in this world in which people are disappearing each day, there are massacres, oppression, paranoia and pain and yet they cannot remember anything and really name what is happening to them. As time goes by, the sounds they hear and all the odd things they are experiencing lead them into suspecting each other. Instead of uniting and looking for solutions they end up blaming each other under the dominion of suspicion and paranoia. It was a Calm and Chilly Morning the Day I Left is written and directed by Yeşim Özsoy Gülan, founder of VEDST Theater Group which has performed many times in the festival. While talking about everything of today’s Turkey where violation of liberty and polarisation peaks, the play ironically does not mention anything...