Press Release


Roman Polanski Satisfied With Preparations

Roman Polanski's world-famous musical "Dance of the Vampires" opens in Budapest. After Vienna, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Tokio and Berlin, the musical stage adaptation based on the Academy Award winner director's "The Fearless Vampire Killers" is about to make its long-waited debut in the capital of Hungary in June 2007.
The work of Roman Polanski and composer Jim Steinman has always been regarded as a supreme value. Steinman's outstanding professional archievements were one of the guarantees of it since hits composed by him, such as the evergreen "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" by Bonnie Tyler, sold hundred million copies in all.

The team of PS Produkció led by producer Edit Simon has been working for two years on producing a musical performance of excellent quality, together with an acknowledged creative team of many nations and Hungarian performers chosen by them from 430 applicants. The creative team includes Cornelius Balthus, associate director of each premiere; Dennis Callahan, coreographer of New York Radio City Hall; Kentaur, set and costume designer; Gabor Rivo, conductor of the musical in Vienna and musical director of "Dance of the Vampires" in Budapest. The libretto and lyrics written by Michael Kunze is adapted to Hungarian by Tibor Miklós.

Roman Polanski took a closer look at the production scene by scene, talked it over and told his suggestions during the presentation of plans for the set design. He considers Kentaur's work an exciting and special one full of sparkling ideas and different from all the other sets of the musical. The executive director approved the cast as well, the actors and actresses are soon to be signed.

On the website of the production visitors from Hungary and abroad can find all the informations just as the cast will be soon online. The musical Dance of the Vampires opens in Pesti Magyar Theatre in the summer of 2007.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online, check "Tickets" for more details.

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H-1279 Budapest, PO BOX 99




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