The award-winning Moscow-based Sovremennik Theatre Company are preparing to return to the West End for a triple bill of performances this May. Artistic Director Galina Volchek will present Erich Maria Remarque’s Three Comrades (3-6 May), William Gibson’s Two for the Seesaw (8-9 May) and Anton Chekov’s Three Sisters (11-13 May), all of which will be performed in Russian with English subtitles.
Three Comrades Tickets
Adapted for the stage from the novel by Erich Maria Remarque, critically acclaimed author of All Quiet on the Western Front, Three Comrades portrays the greatness of the human spirit, manifested through characters who must find the inner resources to live in a world they did not make, but must endure.
Set in Germany 1928, at the height of the depression three men struggle to make a thin and precarious living as mechanics, friendship the only refuge from the chaos and upheaval around them. Robert Lohkamp, a disillusioned figure whose outlook on life is marred by his horrifying experiences in the trenches during the First World War, finds his nihilistic outlook start to change when he meets a beautiful and mysterious young woman.
This show will be performed in Russian with English subtitles