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Preview at the "Marin Sorescu" National Theater in Craiova INCOGNITO, directed by Radu Iacoban

National Theater Marin Sorescu” from Craiova announces the preview of the show Incognito , directed by Radu Iacoban, after the eponymous text by British author Nick Payne.


Four actors play twenty characters in three interspersed stories, with the subject of the human brain, the nature of identity and how we are defined by what we remember, Incognito is an exhilarating exploration of what it means to be human.

Preview will take place Saturday, August 22, 2020 and Sunday, August 23, 2020, 9:30 p.m., outdoors in the TNC Garden. event to its full potential.


"Some details about Albert Einstein. More about his descendants. A story about a pianist who has lost his memory. Scenes from the life of a neuropsychologist. Bonus: The troubled fate of a pathologist, the perseverance of a manic journalist, the drama of a patient living in a loop and, even if it seems a little unlikely, love. In all its forms. ”

Radu Iacoban


British playwright and screenwriter Nick Payne won the prestigious George Devine Award in 2009 with the play If There I'dn’t Foundet Andet .

Nick Payne studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama and at York University, making his debut at the Royal Court Theater in September 2010 with the comedy Wanderlust . It also won the Evening Standard Best Play Award and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Song.

The playwright also writes screenplays for film and TV. Its debut series, Wanderlust , airs on BBC One in the UK and on Netflix in the rest of the world.

In 2017, Nick Payne adapted The Sense Of An Ending by Julian Barnes for BBC Films, and is currently developing film and television projects with Apple, House Productions, Cuba Pictures, Baby Cow and Dominic Cooke.

Director, actor and playwright, Radu Iacoban graduated from the National University of Theater and Cinematography (UNATC) Bucharest with a master’s degree in acting and directing. He teaches in independent theater and state theater and was recently co-opted into the screenwriting team of the series Vlad , along with Lia Bugnar and Anghel Damian, a series produced and broadcast by ProTV. He directed more than 20 theater shows, and in the film, Radu Iacoban collaborated with directors such as Andrei Creţulescu, Cristian Mungiu, Kari Skogland.

The artistic team of the show Incognito is completed by Tudor Prodan, who signs the scenography and made the video projections, Aida Šošić - music and Bogdan Gheorghiu - light design.

The cast includes the actors Iulia Colan, George Albert Costea, Ramona Drăgulescu and Vlad Udrescu.

* The show is recommended for audiences over the age of 16.

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