Inspired by the lives of Bartók Béla and Kodály Zoltán, based on a text by Miklós Vecsei H. and improvisations of the company:
The Girl: Zsuzsa Tőtszegi
Barbarian B.: Éva Imre
Barbarian K.: Ervin Szűcs
Voice: Balázs Bodolai
Balázs Béla, Benny Goodman, Ady Endre, Eminem, women and men, bugs, so everyone else: Lóránd Váta, Csilla Albert, Zsuzsa Tőtszegi, Zsolt Gedő, Loránd Farkas
Young Dancers: Katalin-Bíborka András, Ágnes Lakatos, Nimród-Károly Kacsó, Hunor Vincze-Pistuka
and accompanied by the renowned TOKOS Ensemble: Csongor Attila Tókos, Albert Vajas, Gyula Bálint Szép, Kristóf Szakács, Zsombor Bálint
Directed by Attila Vidnyánszky Jr.
Set design: Csaba Csíki
Costumes: Zsuzsanna Cs. Kiss
Music: Dávid Mester
Choreography: István Berecz
Director’s assistant: Emőke Veres
Stage manager: Enikő Albert
It ended up being called Young Barbarians. It is not our intention to recount the lives of Bartók and Kodály, it would be impossible, and it is certainly not our intention to tell a story or write a musical. In fact, our endeavor is aimless, it goes nowhere, we have found no message or things to say, there will be no protagonists and no lesson to learn at the end, we will try to talk as little as possible. We were seeking echoes that could resonate today as much as they did a hundred years ago.
Vidnyánszky Attila jr.