Weekly Rep Quick Q&A: Lasha Bugadze

Name: Lasha Bugadze

Hometown: Tbilisi

Which play do you wish you’d written? Lysistrata

6 words to describe your play? War; Tv-show; Loneliness; Escape; Pregnancy; President

Favourite character in your play? – The President

What does the title mean? When politics Invade one’s life

Where do you write? In my room

What do you like to do (not including theatre)? Discussion of Politics without principles

Favourite thing about London HMV stores, which are shut down

What makes you happy? The feeling of perspective, that arriving in London would be possible without a visa

What’s the most expensive thing you’ve bought (excluding a house)? Classic CD-s

Which words or phases do you overuse? თუ შეიძლება ასე ითქვას

What would be your last meal? Something, that wouldn’t mess with my stomach before death

Where would you like to be right now? I would have been in 1983, when because of Brezhnev’s death I was sent back home from school

What would you be if you weren’t a playwright? A singer

What time do you go to bed? We are sleeping while standing 🙂

Did you do any research for your play? In fact, writing any play is an aftermath of observation and research

What would you say influences you? Most probably, music and literature

What’s your favourite line in your play? The End

If you could have any super power what would it be? Invisibility

Do you like surprises? No

The President Has Come To See You by Lasha Bugadze will be performed in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs 11 – 15 June 2013 as part of Open Court Weekly Rep. Click here to book .