Kielce International Theatre Festival

The idea of ​​the festival is to create a space of multicultural dialogue through the presentation of varieties of contemporary theatre and dramaturgy of European countries. The festival is intended to be a platform for meetings of professionals and theatre lovers, and is guided by the mission of broadly defined integration of European culture and the theatre community. But most importantly, it gives viewers of the city and region the opportunity to learn about important performances.

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3. Kielce International Theatre Festival

Calendar of Events of The 3rd Kielce International Theatre Festival

2.09.2021 – 12.10.2021

Performances, meetings, workshops



2.09 18:00 PERFORMANCE

“On the Niemen. Images from the Time of Positivism” by Eliza Orzeszkowa, dir. Jędrzej Piaskowski – The Juliusz Osterwa Theatre in Lublin (main stage of KCK).


3.09 19:00 PERFORMANCE

“The Curse of The Kennedys” by Jolanta Janiczak, dir. Wiktor Rubin – The Stefan Żeromski Theatre in Kielce (temporary venue of Żeromski Theatre at WDK).


5.09 18:00 PERFORMANCE

“Fanny and Alexander” by Ingmar Bergman, dir. Łukasz Kos – The Helena Modrzejewska Theatre in Legnica (main stage of KCK).


8.09 19:00 PERFORMANCE

“Thrill Me. The Story of Leopold and Loeb” by Stephen Dolginoff, dir. Tadeusz Kabicz – The Jan Kiepura Mazowiecki Music Theatre in Warsaw (temporary venue of Żeromski Theatre at WDK).


8.09 approx. 20:45 MEETING

After the performace of “Thrill Me. The Story of Leopold and Loeb” – meeting with the play’s makers and psychologist Katarzyna Kucewicz, hosted by Tomasz Domagała (temporary venue of Żeromski Theatre at WDK).


10.09 20:00 PERFORMANCE

“Deklica s strunami” (The Little Wire Girl) by Maja Hrgović and Marjan Nećak, dir. Marjan Nećak – SNG Drama Ljubljana and Moving Music Theatre, Bitola (temporary venue of Żeromski Theatre at WDK).


11.09 12:00 WORKSHOP

Theatre criticism workshop for high school students run by Michał Centkowski, a theatre critic collaborating with Newsweek Polska (foyer of Żeromski Theatre at WDK).


15.09 19:00 PERFORMANCE

“Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller, dir. Radek Stępień – Wybrzeże Theatre in Gdańsk (temporary venue of Żeromski Theatre at WDK).


17.09 19:00 PERFORMANCE

“A Brief Discussion with Death” based on the texts by Mikołaj from Mierzyniec and Mikołaj Rej, dir. Marcin Liber – Aleksander Fredro Theatre in Gniezno (temporary venue of Żeromski Theatre at WDK).


19.09 19:00 PERFORMANCE

“The Flood” by Henryk Sienkiewicz, dir. Jakub Roszkowski – Stanisław Wyspiański Śląski Theatre in Katowice (temporary venue of Żeromski Theatre at WDK).


29.09 19:00 PERFORMANCE

“Bible: An Attempt” dir. Jernej Lorenci – Wilam Horzyca Theatre in Toruń (main stage of KCK).



2.10 17:00 MEETING

A reading of Ivor Martinić’s play As Long as We Die in an Orderly Way by actors from Kielce, directed by Aleksandra Bielewicz (Student of the Direction Department at the Theatre Academy in Warsaw). Admisson is free (foyer of Żeromski Theatre at WDK).


3.10 17:00 MEETING

The premiere of the book by Mateusz Pakuła entitled Jak nie zabiłem swojego ojca i jak bardzo tego żałuję [I Did Not Kill My Father and I Genuinely Regret It] combined with a reading of an adaptation of the book by Kielce-based actors directed by the writer and a meet the author session hosted by literature expert dr Paulina Małochleb (temporary venue of Żeromski Theatre at WDK).



Screening of documentary film Bergman: A Year in the Life dir. Jane Magnusson. Tickets: 10 PLN (Fenomen Cinema at WDK).


10.10 19:00 PERFORMANCE

“The Plague” by Neil Bartlett based on La Peste („The Plague”) by Albert Camus, dir. Una Thorleifsdottir - The Stefan Żeromski Theatre in Kielce (temporary venue of Żeromski Theatre at WDK).


12.10 16:00 PERFORMANCE

“The Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare, dir. Szymon Kaczmarek – The Witkacy Nowy Theatre in Słupsk (temporary venue of Żeromski Theatre at WDK).


12.10 19:30 PERFORMANCE

“Autumn Sonata” by Ingmar Bergman, dir. Grzegorz Wiśniewski – Narodowy Theatre in Warsaw (main stage of KCK).


12.10 approx. 21:30 MEETING

After the performance of Autumn Sonata – meeting with actresses Danuta Stenka and Zuzanna Saporznikow and actor Jan Englert, hosted by Tomasz Domagała (main stage of KCK).




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 regular 50 PLN

reduced 25 PLN

standing ticket 15 PLN

 „Death of a Salesman” regular 60 PLN

                                       reduced 30 PLN

                                       standing ticket 15 PLN

„Autumn Sonata”          regular 80 PLN

                                       reduced 40 PLN



 for 12 performances – 60% discount

for 9-11 performances – 50% discount

 for 6-8 performances – 40% discount

 for 3-5 performances – 30% discount


There are no discounts other than those listed.


 Tickets available in the theatre ticket office, online, and one hour before the performance at the place of its presentation.


Quality mark EFFE (Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe).


Co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

Co-financed by the Marshal’s Office of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship.