A new production staged by Department of Performing Arts (THEA) students is being presented at the Bilkent Theater Hall in the FMPA building. “Japon Kuklası,” a Turkish translation of Italian playwright Dario Fo’s “Il Pupazzo Giapponese” (The Japanese Puppet; 1967), has two performances remaining, on November 15 and 22 at 8 p.m. in the Bilkent Theater Hall.
A junior-year project for THEA students, the Bilkent production is directed by İlham Yazar, with lighting design by Yılmaz Ertekin and set design by Mr. Ertekin and Adnan Atalan. Cast members are Ecem Aydın, Yeliz Balım, Selim Galip, Burak Günaydın, Orkun C. İzan, M. Burçak Kaya, Ege Kesmeci, Turgay Korkmaz, Beril Pozam and Yağmur Uzunoğlu; the technical team for the play consists of Ece Babayiğit, Emre Arslanbek, Doğuş Bilgin and Esra Sürgü. The translation is by Egemen Berköz.