Georgian Showcase Program

Program type: Georgian ShowCase Program
Beginning at: 19:00 - Saturday, 29 September
Location: Liberty Theatre
After Jean-Paul Sartre

The Condemned of Altona

Director: Ioane (vano) Xutsishvili
Sets Designer : Teo Kukhianidze
Musical designer : Giorgi  Jiqia
Assistant to director: Nino Uchaneishvili


The Cast:
Slava NaTenadze, Giorgi Zanguri, Natlia Kuloshvili, Nuca Sulaberidze, Giorgi Jiqia



The purpose of the performance is to examine the existentialistic condition of human after war. What heritage do war and violence leave? Realizing personal ego after the war. How does war affect humans, their families and relationships? From self-preservation instinct till destruction. Sin, as a new knowledge in human that causes self-destruction. Self-destruction is cause by existential realizing of the past and future, traditional dogmas and complex skills. Was is self-destruction.

Date of Premire:19.04.2018
Duration: 180 minutes, with two Intermissions
The tour group: 14  persons


I am creating  another   theater with the  slogan:   Produce less, but  better.  It will be a free  theatre for the free audience. Only the talented actors will be given the opportunity to perform.  
Avto Varsimashvili, 31 March, 2001.

“Liberty Theatre is an property of famous Georgian director Avtandil Varsimashvili. The second theatre after “Theatral Basement” that Mr. Varsimashvili opened in Tbilisi. The architectural form of the theatre is the ship  the representation of liberty.
“Liberty Theatre” is  of the top Georgian theatres. It is the only Georgian theatre where the tickets are sold two-three weeks before the play.
Theatre has 20 professional actors of different age. Theatre’s program includes 15 plays, which are delivered everyday, except Monday.
On the basis of “Liberty Theatre” was created “Vars-Studia”, which makes feature films. The studio produced 2 feature films, which had fantastic success in Georgia’s movie theatres.
“Liberty Theatre’s” actors have an active collaboration with television, so they are one of the most popular faces in Georgia.
“Liberty Theatre” tours a lote and participates in different theatral festivals. Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Latvia, Romania, Poland, Egypt, Turkey, Greece are among the countries which applauded “Liberty Theatre’s” plays.

Managing Director: Avtandil Varsimashvili
Contact person: Tornike Glonti 
Tel: 032 2 98 58 21  (+995)  591 93 99 56

Ivane Khutsishvili

Ivane Khutsishvili graduated from Tbilisi Ekvtime Takaishvili University of Culture and Arts in 2001 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Acting for Theatre and Cinema. In 2011 he received a Master’s Degree in Drama Directing at Georgia State University of Theatre and Film and has been studying at PhD level at the same University. He is also a successful alumni of Temur Chkheidze Workshop of the Modern Theatre Art Development Centre. He  has been working at the Georgia State University of Theatre and Film as teaching assistant for Acting and Directing concentrations (in 2007-2016); held academic position of Assistant Professor (2016-2017). Ivane Khutsishvili has been working at Ilia State University since 2016 as a supervisor of Drama Directing Concentration. He is currently an Associate Professor in Drama Directing and is supervising the Theatre Arts Program in general.

Ivane Khutsishvili has been a stage director at the Liberty Theatre, Tbilisi since 2012. He staged Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” as his Master’s project at the same theatre.

His performances received many professional awards: Best Directing 2015 for “No Time for Shakespeare”; Best Performance 2014 and Best Directing 2014 for “Macbeth”; Best Performance 2011-2013 for “Kennel”.