Minsk 2011: A Reply to Kathy Acker at the Young Vic.


Fuel and Belarus Free Theatre present Minsk 2011: A Reply to Kathy Acker is at the Young Vic Theatre (The Maria), Waterloo, from 12 Jun 2012 - 23 Jun 2012 as part of the LIFT 2012 festival.

Adapted and directed by Vladimir Shcherban, original translation Yuri and Natalia Kaliada, English translation Chris Thorpe, design and costumes by Nikolai Khalezin, Vladimir Shcherban and Natalia Kaliada and produced by Fuel.

Written and performed by Viktoria Biran Pavel Gorodnitsky, Aleksei Naranovich, Yana Rusakevich, Yulia Shevchuk, Oleg Sidorchik, Denis Tarasenko, Maryna Yurevich, Nikita Volodko, Natalia Kaliada in co-operation with Nikolai Khalezin

If scars are sexy, Minsk must be the sexiest city in the world... Strip clubs, underground raves and gay pride parades pulse beneath the surface of a city where sexuality is twisted by oppression. A love letter to a home that exiles those willing to fight for it, Minsk, 2011 celebrates and mourns a land that has lost its way.

In Russian with English surtitles.

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