R. Danisevičius

Eimuntas Nekrošius (1952–2018): a legend of Lithuanian theatre

A theatrical genius; a master of silence; and a winner of the National Prize for Culture and Arts whom Italians love as much as Lithuanians do – or perhaps even more so, judging by the varied epithets they use for the director. Some call him a god of the stage, while others refer to him as a theatrical demon. Productions by Eimuntas Nekrošius have invariably been exceptional, and when talking about simple, mundane matters, he has always been cosmopolitan, profound and comprehensible for viewers of any age, nationality or historical period.

"Eimuntas Nekrošius has dedicated his entire lifetime as a creative artist to exploring society. He uses his laboratory test tubes to analyse the psychology of art." Theatre critic Daiva Šabasevičienė 

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