Georgian Showcase Program

Program type: Georgian ShowCase Program
Starts at: 18:00 - Sunday, 20 December
After Emma Donahue's novel Adaptation by Avtandil Diasamidze

The Room

Directed by   Avtandil Diasamidze
Scenography By  Giorgi Kaviladze
Costume Designer: Giorgi Kaviladze
Composer / musical adaptation: Dimitri Diasamidze
Assistant to director: Maia Mebonia


The Cast: Jack – Nuca Magradze, Mom – Ani Andguladze, Nick – Giorgi Surmava, Jack – Gena Shonia

About Performance:
Locked space is known to hinder the development of adolescents, the formation of social skills, so it is important to create a free environment. It is for this right, for freedom, that 7-year-old Jack, born in a small room who has not been seen by the real world, and his "Mum", who wants to return to the real world after many years of captivity, fight in a space separated from such a locked environment. The kidnapper has calculated everything in detail and the chance of escaping from the room is almost non-existent, despite the obstacles and fear Jack and his Mum manage to find the forces that are needed to achieve the goal.


Date of Premire: 22.10.2020
Duration:  80 minutes
The tour group: 10 persons

Theatrical life in Poti starts from February 17, 1882. Then On October 29, 1925, famous public figure Yuza Zardalishvili founded the Poti Drama Theater.

On November 11, 1936, at the stage of the new theater was held the first performanceof the premiere - I. Vakeli “Shamili”.  1963, the Poti State Theater was named after Valerian Gunia. In 1982 the Poti Theater celebrated the hundredth anniversary of its existence.

Poti Drama Theater starts active cooperation with famous directors in Georgia, Who have enriched the theater repertoire with their creative works. Since 2007 Poti Drama Theater became a member of the International Network of European Theaters.

Since 2008 Poti Drama Theater  has been a member of the Regional Theater Network of Georgia. Poti Theater participated in various international festivals of theaters.

Theatre of Poti actively cooperates with different focus groups and with young artists. Frequently runs meetings, where analyzes work of the theatre with different social economics. Reviewing different plays with them, meeting with different actors, directors.

Theatre of Poti is handicap accessible and is the host of regional international theatrical festival, which was conducted four times this year.

Nowadays Regional theater international festival of Poti is the main theatrical forum in west of Georgia. Beside theatrical process, theatre tries to become the cultural center of society.

In the building of theatre conducts exhibitions, create evenings, cinematography and different events in cultural sphere.

Work of the theater gets positive estimate from critics. Critics mention that the theater of Poti is one of the most interesting theater in Georgian theatrical reality. We have gotten many awards in Georgia and also abroad on the international forums.


Contact information:

Theatre Manager -Tengiz Khukhia
Tel: (+995)  595054054