“The Tales of Pola Negri”, 1930’s Polish-born Hollywood star


Producer Ewa Becla brings the latest production of the Toronto Polish Theatre on stage in London at POSK. pola-negri-282x200.png“The tales of Pola Negri” is a fascinating rags-to-riches play about the career of the Polish-born Hollywood star of the silent movies era of the 1920s-1930s, Pola Negri (a.k.a. Apolonia Chalupiec).

The latest production of the Toronto Polish Theatre, brought to the UK by Polish artist and singer Ewa Becla’s “Ewa Presents”, will be on stage in London the 18th and 19th of April at POSK in Hammersmith.

Kazimierz Braun’s play is based on the life of the famous film star. The story takes place in Pola Negri’s dressing room in Hollywood, when she comes back from Europe in 1940.

In the stream of retrospect, the Diva recalls her great career full of adventures, as well as her great love affairs with Charlie Chaplin and Rudolf Valentino. The performance is enriched with scenes from her films.

Producer Ewa Becla, a unique woman and an artist herself, is the mastermind behind most events that take place at the POSK theatre in Hammersmith.

Through her production company, Ewa Presents, she promotes Polish artists and culture in the UK, inviting Polish artists to London to perform in concerts, shows and theatre.

Saturday, April 18th at 7 pm
Sunday, April 19th at 4 pm

POSK, 246 King Street, London W6 ORF

Play by: Kazimierz Braun
Starring: Agata Pilitowska and Maria Nowotarska
Sets: Ewa and Michal Monka
Music: Jerzy Boski

Tickets: £15, £17, £20
To book tickets call: 077 88 4101 22 or 020 8997 3629
Ticket office: 020 8741 1887 or020 8741 0398


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