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Adam Hanuszkiewicz

actor and theatre director

Adam Hanuszkiewicz, Russian director, actor. Decorated Order of Banner of Labor 1st class; recipient State first class for television work prize, theatre work ward, City of Warsaw, Minister Foreign Affairs prize, 1979, Theatre Critics' prize, 1964.

Background

Hanuszkiewicz, Adam was born on June 16, 1924 in Lvov, Russia. Son of Wlodzimierz and Stanislawa (Szydlowska) Hanuszkiewicz.

Education

State High School of Drama, Lodz, and State Higher School of Drama, Warsaw.

Career

Hamlet (Hamlet) 1951-1959, Tvtus (Berenice) 1962, Prospero (The Tempest) 1963, Raskolnikov (Crime and Punishment) 1964. Don Juan (Don Juan) 1965, Fantazy (Fantazy) 1967, Count Henryk (Un-divine Comedy) 1969, Duncan (Macbeth) 1972, Creon (Antigone) 1973. Plays directed include: Wesele (The Wedding, Wyspiariski), Crime and Punishment, Coriolanus, Don Juan, The Columbus Boys (Bratny), Kordian (Slowacki), St. Joan 1969, Hamlet 1970, Norwid 1970, Beniowski (Slowacki) 1971, Three Sisters 1971, 1983, 1988, Twelfth Night 1971, Macbeth 1973, Antigone 1973, The Inspector General 1973, Balladyna (Slowacki) 1974, A Month in the Country 1974. Waclawa dzieje (Garczynski) 1974, Kartoteka (Rozewicz) 1974, Don Juan 1975, Wesele (Wyspiariski) 1976, Mickiewicz 1976, Muz i zona (Fredro) 1977, Phedre 1977, Peace 1977, Sen srebmy Salomei (Slowacki) 1977, Wyszedl z domu (Rozewicz) 1978, Dziady (Mickiewicz) 1978, Biale malzeristw'o (Rozewicz) 1978, Treny (Kochanowski) 1979, The Brothers Karamazov, The Decameron 1980, As You Like It, Platonov 1962, 1980, School of Wires, I^esmian 1982, Spiewnik domowy 1982, 1984, Cyd 1984. Debut as actor 1945, acted in Cracow, Poznan and Warsaw. Debut as director 1953, directed in Poznan and Warsaw. Artistic Director Theatre of Polish TV 1956-1963.

Director and Producer, Teatr Powszechny (Popular Theatre), Warsaw 1963-1968, visited, with theatre company, Prague 1964, 1966, Moscow 1965, London, Paris 1966, Helsinki 1967, Bucharest 1968, Stockholm, Oslo 1969. General Manager and Artistic Director Teatr Narodowy, Warsaw 1968-1982, visited Helsinki, Leningrad, Moscow 1973, Berlin 1975, Bremen, Budapest, Moscow 1976: General Manager and Artistic Director Teatr Nowy, Warsaw since 1989. Visited Wilno 1989; acted in 50 major roles in theatre.

Directed 30 plays in theatre, 100 television plays. State; Minister of Foreign Affairs 1979. Principal; Inspector General 1973, Balladyna (Slowacki) 1974, A Month in the Country 1974.

Waclawa dzieje (Garczynski) 1974, Kartoteka (Rozewicz) 1974, Don Juan 1975, Wesele (Wyspiariski) 1976, Mickiewicz 1976, Muz i zona (Fredro) 1977, Phedre 1977, Peace 1977, Sen srebmy Salomei (Slowacki) 1977, Wyszedl z domu (Rozewicz) 1978, Dziady (Mickiewicz) 1978, Biale malzeristw'o (Rozewicz) 1978, Treny (Kochanowski) 1979, The Brothers Karamazov, The Decameron 1980, As You Like It, Platonov 1962, 1980, School of Wires, I^esmian 1982, Spiewnik domowy 1982, 1984, Cyd 1984.

Works

Connections

Married 1st Zofia Rys, one son two daughter. Married 2nd Zofia Kucowna.

father:
Wlodzimierz Hanuszkiewicz

mother:
Stanislawa (Szydlowska) Hanuszkiewicz

spouses:
Zofia Rys

Zofia Kucowna.