Russia's Sovremennik Theatre at Noel Coward 21 to 29 Jan


Russia's Sovremennik Theatre will perform three productions at Noel Coward Theatre from 21 to 29 Jan 2011, directed by Galina Volchek.

Performed in Russian with English surtitles

(Deathtrap, currently playing at the Noel Coward will close 1 week early on 15 Jan 2011)

21 & 22 Jan 2011
Into the Whirlwind, by Eugenia Ginsburg. This surrealistic nightmare of Stalin’s prison system tells the story of one woman’s survival through interrogation and torture, transporting its audience to a strange, Goyaesque world, reminiscent of Dante’s circles of Hell.

24 & 25 Jan 2011
Three Sisters, by Anton Chekhov. Four young people are left stranded in a provincial backwater after the death of their father, an army General. They focus their dreams on returning to Moscow, a city remembered through the eyes of childhood as a place where happiness is possible.

28 & 29 Jan 2011
The Cherry Orchard, by Anton Chekhov. There will be progress, the cherry orchard will be cut down and in its place there will be something else erected. Then new people will come and demolish that which was built by their predecessors

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