11 March marks the premiere of The World of Extreme Happiness by contemporary American playwright Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig.
Live jazz music with the best of local contemporary music scene and a healthy, handcrafted breakfast menu in the very heart of downtown Budapest - the first Sunday of each month K:antin Cafe hosts a special brunch designed for foodies and music-lovers.
Our Every Day a Play campaign topped the M+ List in the best campaign category and Katona is the runner-up in the best advertiser award.
A Doll's House by Ibsen opened on 20 December, directed by Kriszta Székely, the youngest resident director of the company. Onde day later, an adaptation of Die Blechtrommel (The Tin Drum) by Günter Grass was premiered, directed by young director, Máté Hegymegi, who specializes in physical theatre.
The first premiere on our main stage in season 2016/2017 is Molière's The School for Wives, directed by Tamás Ascher, opening on 9 October. In Kamra, our studio stage, the first premiere of the season is Ferdinand von Schirach's Terror directed by András Dömötör (8 October).
Katona launched its latest ad campaign with the tagline ’Home@Katona’ (Otthon a Katonában).
On our main stage The Champion written and directed by Béla Pintér opens in 19 March."Last year Gábor Máté invited me to direct at the Katona József Theatre. I asked for time to consider. One evening, on the balcony at home, I was istening again to Puccini’s opera Il tabarro, when suddenly a story set in modern-day Hungary occurred to me. I accepted the invitation.