Miro Gavran, writer

Forget Hollywood

Theme: Opposing authority
Number of characters: 2 (male)
Number of acts: 1
Setting: A rehearsal room
Time: 1996
Written in: 1996



Summary:

A young man who has been trying for years, without success, to become a professional actor, starts coming for tutoring to a professor of acting at the Theatre Academy to prepare for his entrance exam. The two establish an unusual closeness that gradually grows into ruthless competition. The interweaving of the comic and the dramatic gradually leads to an unexpected conclusion. Premiered at the Epilogue Theatre in Zagreb in 1997. Translated into English, French, Hindi, German and Slovakian. It has had 5 premieres to date.

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