GOD AND A MOUSE
A unique performance for the whole family, based on a book by A.Toigo.
At first glance the life of a mouse seems rather ordinary....
....But a mouse may be surrounded by traps, and even then it
doesnt feel hatred towards life.
Try to imagine yourself in a small mouse-hole. Laugh, sing, be
sad and scared with the mouse. Its interesting whether youll
feel bigger or smaller than a mouse...
The performance is for mice of all ages and their families.
Director, artist - Žilvinas Ramanauskas
Actors - Dalia Mikoliūnaitė (Mouse), Žilvinas Ramanauskas (Mousy),
Arturas Varnas (Mould)
Composer - Martynas Bialobžeskis, Žilvinas Ramanauskas
Author, sound Director - Kąstytis Narmontas
Costume designer - Dalia Pranckėnaitė
Consultant on cheese prop - Darius Mikšys.
Premiere: May 10, 2006, II International Theater For Children And
Youth Festival ASSITEJ, Klaipeda.
Sponsors: The Ministry of Culture of The Republic of Lithuania,
Musical Theater, New York Club, Printing House Logotipas.
CHILDHOOD SNOWDRIFTS AND BLOSSOMS
Theatrical concert for all family with actors and Chamber Orchestra.
Actors and singers: the troupe Teatriukas. Music: Lithuanian Chamber
Orchestra. Conductor: V.Lukočius. Composers: Žilvinas Ramanauskas
and Indre Stakvilė.
Premiere: 2006 March 19, the Lithuanian National Philharmonic.
THE SEVENTH DAY OR ABOVE THE EARTH
The performance is based on lithuanian writer Vytautas V. Landsbergis
book The Tales of Angels. Run-time: 45 min.
Interactive performance for children ages 5 and older, as well
as their parents. The Muse and two Angels, Mykolas and Gabrielius
create the performance together with the audience.
The story addresses questions about the beginning, middle, and
the end of the world, about time, talent and struggle with devious
and playful human behavior, about the cowardice of bunnies, the
rage of dragons, the hardships of crows, and the fascinating life
Director, composer, artist: Z. Ramanauskas.
Performing: Teatriukas actors Dalia Mikoliūnaitė (Muse), Žilvinas
Ramanauskas (Angel Gabrielius), Arturas Varnas (Archangel Mykolas).
Premiere 2004 December 30.
TRICKS OF LITTLE SHEPHERDS
It's a musical based on the Lithuanian folktale for children.
This three-person performance runs forty-five minutes in length,
and due to the easily movable scenery, can be performed outside
as well as indoors. Numerous characters find voice in this story,
songs are sung, and the players interact with the audience.
Subject: Three shepherds live amongst nature. They observe it,
learn "the language of birds": imitate voices of birds
and even act like birds. They quarrel, but the time evening rolls
around, friendship and harmony is restored.
Dalia Mikoliūnaitė (Shepherdess, Hen)
Žilvinas Ramanauskas(Shepherd, always rising the first, Rooster)
Vaidas Lengvinas (Shepherd, always rising the last, Another rooster)
Composer - Vaidas Lengvinas
Arranger - A.Kulikauskas
Artist - Ž.Ramanauskas
Premiere: 1998 November 22, the Vilnius Teachers House.
LET IT BE AMUSING
A musical based on known nowadays lithuanian writer J.Erlickas
poetry. This three person play for children and adults alike 45
minutes, and can be performed in most settings.
Subject: Ramanauskas, a man who has never been bored, is forced
to stay at home alone. The room is merely ceiling, floor, walls,
window, doors and one simple green radiator. Suddenly, a mouse,
a thief, a grandmother, a grandfather, a sailor and even the Eiffel
tower appear... It is a creative performance, with both pantomime
and songs, and contains many unexpected situations.
Director, artist, composer Žilvinas Ramanauskas. Actors: Dalia
Mikoliūnaitė (Mouse, Old Lady from Paris, Court Friend), Žilvinas
Ramanauskas (Ramanauskas), Arturas Varnas (Thief, Old Man, Court
The performance premiered in March 1999.
This performance was created with financial support from the
Lithuanian Ministry of Culture and the Open Society Fund.
MERRY-GO-ROUND IN THE COUNTRY
45 minutes dramatic concert for children and their parents written
in light of teh poetry of known lithuanian writers V.Palcinskaite
and J.Erlickas. Song and drama are integrated as well as audience
Actors: Dalia Mikoliūnaitė, Žilvinas Ramanauskas, Arturas Varnas.
Director, composer - Žilvinas Ramanauskas.
Premiere: 1999 December 11, Vilnius Park Vingis.
FAIRYTALES ON THE PHONE
A 45 minutes musical for children based on G.Rodari (famous italian
writer) fairytales, including interaction with children in the
Subject: The story highlights non-traditional communication between
father and daughter.
"In a town called Varese lived a man named Bianchi. He traveled
constantly for his job, and came home only Sunday evening. In
order to please his daughter Bianchi would telephone her every
night and tell her a fairytale. However, the telephone operators
soon found their work terribly difficult because they were so
entertained by these fairytales that they would nightly overhear.
The stories were, it is said, unbelievably fascinating... ".
Director, composer, artist, also playing and singing in the performance,
Actors: Dalia Mikoliūnaitė (Doughter Bimba), Arturas Varnas (Father
Bianchi), Žilvinas Ramanauskas (Nonsense Žilberto).
Premiere: 2001 October 1, National Drama Theater, Small Hall
(festival-competition Theatre for Children).