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DetailsEverything begins by loving Somebody
is a selection of Sait Faik stories adapted for the stage. Sait Faik Abasiyanik (1906 - 1954) was one of the greatest Turkish writers of short stories and poetry. In a career that spanned a mere quarter of a century, Sait Faik turned out some 190 original short stories, two novellas, a few essays, and nearly forty poems. His writing reflects everyday life in Istanbul and the sea. Sait Faik was a true man of people; what was most important to him was to tell of the hardships, joys, pleasures and rich inner lives of ordinary people. ? For him this ship is a blue-eyed girl. And the strangest thing is that Trifon himself has created her. This blue-eyed girl loves Trifon, unlike the real blue-eyed girls.' The name of the stories used in the play are; Coffeehouse, Poolside, The Armenian Fisherman and the Lame Seagull, Share, The Mirror on the Beach, The Stelyanos Hrisopulos. Performed in Turkish with English surtitles. Suitable for ages 16+.Performers Abdullah Tercanli, Ausegul Asan Murphy, Dursun Kuran, Ece Ozdemiroglu, Hakan Yilmaz, Haydar Koyel, Ozan Atmaca, Refika Bakir, Serpil Delice, Riza Keskin.
Author Sait Faik Abasiyanik. Presented by Ala Turka. Presented by Arcola Theatre. Director Secil Honeywill. Design Sumer Erek. Lighting Richard Williamson. Costume Hilary McCool. Sound Anjali Kale. Director Nesrin Inanc Demiraslan. Other Serra Tansel (production assistant).
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