Theatre

BALLET-OPERA: Liturgie by Spectra Ensemble at Robin Howard Dance Theatre, The Place, 25 July

BALLET-OPERA: Liturgie by Spectra Ensemble at Robin Howard Dance Theatre, The Place, 25 July

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 18/07/2017 9:00 AM

Ballet-opera Liturgie was first conceived by Diaghilev and his Ballets Russes collaborators while carousing with the Italian Futurists and Igor Stravinsky. First formed in Paris in 1909, the Ballets Russes cultivated an international reputation that attracted stellar collaborations between figures across the worlds of dance, music, design and fashion: from Coco Chanel and Jean Cocteau […] Read More

The Bakhrushin Museum Mounts the  Comprehensive Aristarkh Lentulov’s Mystery Bouffe Exhibition, Moscow, until 27 August

The Bakhrushin Museum Mounts the Comprehensive Aristarkh Lentulov’s Mystery Bouffe Exhibition, Moscow, until 27 August

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 17/07/2017 12:27 AM

Between 20 June and 27 August, 2017, the A.A. Bakhrushin Theatre Museum in Moscow runs the exhibition Aristarkh Lentulov’s Mystery Bouffe. Aristarkh Lentulov can be considered a major innovative experimentator artist on the Russian avant-garde scene of the first half of the 20th century. A.A. Bakhrushin Theatre Museum mounted the exhibition  Aristarkh Lentulov’s Mystery Bouffe to celebrate […] Read More

Igor Lamba Stars In “Those Were the Days”. A Solo Performance and Concert In Memory of the Chansonnier Alexander Vertinsky, 6 July

Igor Lamba Stars In “Those Were the Days”. A Solo Performance and Concert In Memory of the Chansonnier Alexander Vertinsky, 6 July

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 03/07/2017 4:43 PM

The famous Russian actor and mime Igor Lamba gives only one single performance in London. The solo performance is a reverent tribute to the Russian cabaret singer Alexander Vertinsky who was famous as singer and composer before, and especially, after the revolution. Gradually, the complex peripeties of the destiny of this Russian cabaret star unravel […] Read More

The Last Ones by Maxim Gorky, Jermyn Street Theatre, Until 1st July

The Last Ones by Maxim Gorky, Jermyn Street Theatre, Until 1st July

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 26/06/2017 12:30 PM

Jermyn Street Theatre in collaboration with Upstart presents the UK premiere of The Last Ones by Maxim Gorky. Translated by Cathy Porter. Directed by Anthony Biggs Designed by Cecilia Trono Lighting by Sherry Coenen Sound by Yvonne Gilbert Costumes by Gregor Donnelly Creative Producer Tom Mansfield My children, my babes, my last ones…  The euphoria of the 1905 revolution is […] Read More

John Cooper Will Re-Interprete Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground Onstage, 30 May – 11 June

John Cooper Will Re-Interprete Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground Onstage, 30 May – 11 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 15/05/2017 12:57 PM

`Dostoyevksy!   He’s good stuff.  He makes you think.  I do a lot of thinking . . . . but in London 2017  . . . thinking is out of fashion.`         John Cooper takes Dostoyevsky’s  `Underground Man` from nineteenth century St Petersburg and transposes him to contemporary London where he is faced with a society obsessed […] Read More

Voices from Chernobyl. New Theatre Play Based on Work by Svetlana Alexievich. UNTIL 13th May.

Voices from Chernobyl. New Theatre Play Based on Work by Svetlana Alexievich. UNTIL 13th May.

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 10/05/2017 2:57 AM

This narrative by Svetlana Alexievich – the recent Nobel prize winner in literature, translated by Keith Gessen, tells about how an explosion destroys a reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant Station. As the government tries to cover up the catastrophe, people carry on with their lives as if nothing had happened, all the while inhaling radioactive waste […] Read More

Three Comrades (Drei Kameraden) by the Sovremennik Theatre.

Three Comrades (Drei Kameraden) by the Sovremennik Theatre.

BY Anna Prosvetova POSTED 09/05/2017 12:00 PM

This new tour of the Sovremennik theatre in London also meant the premiere of  Erich Maria Remarque’s Drei Kameraden on London stage with brilliant performances by Alexander Khovansky and Chulpan Khamatova.   Some things never get old: love, death, friendship, and an inspiring story. The Moscow theatre Sovremennik included the novel ‘Three Comrades’  into the repertoire of their […] Read More

BRODSKY/BARYSHNIKOV: THE ART OF POETIC MEMORY.

BRODSKY/BARYSHNIKOV: THE ART OF POETIC MEMORY.

BY Irene Kukota POSTED 05/05/2017 5:20 PM

From the cultural perspective, London is an extremely privileged city: the delights it enjoys are unprecedented. Brodsky/Baryshnikov show is one of such rare artistic feasts available to the local litterati. It is a rare occasion when two geniuses so harmoniously meet. What makes it even more precious to the Russian public is the fact that it […] Read More

THEATRE: MOZART & SALIERI by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian House for Culture and Science, 22nd May

THEATRE: MOZART & SALIERI by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian House for Culture and Science, 22nd May

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 24/04/2017 1:18 PM

Time Zone Theatre’s acclaimed revival of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s rarely performed masterpiece is touring in  England and Denmark this year. We are delighted to celebrate the start of our tour with a special performance at the Russian House of Culture and Science on 22nd May at 8pm.  “Villainy and genius can never be compatible?“ The opera […] Read More

INTERVIEW: “Fire, death, anxiety, love, fear…it’s all there” – Mikhail Baryshnikov on the Premiere of Brodsky/Baryshnikov Project in London. By Irene Kukota

INTERVIEW: “Fire, death, anxiety, love, fear…it’s all there” – Mikhail Baryshnikov on the Premiere of Brodsky/Baryshnikov Project in London. By Irene Kukota

BY Irene Kukota POSTED 29/03/2017 12:00 AM

Brodsky / Baryshnikov is a one-man show based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov. The show will be arriving to London for the first time this May.  I.K.  How would you describe Brodsky/Baryshnikov in one sentence? Mikhail Baryshnikov. A poetic journey What made you say “yes “ to participating in Brodsky/Baryshnikov project staged […] Read More

THEATRE: Brodsky/ Baryshnikov UK Premiere at the Apollo Theatre, 3-6 May

THEATRE: Brodsky/ Baryshnikov UK Premiere at the Apollo Theatre, 3-6 May

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 06/03/2017 12:00 AM

Brodsky/Baryshnikov is a one-man show, performed by the legendary dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and based on the poems of  the Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky. The production is an emotional journey deep down to the poet’s visceral and complex compositions. For the UK premiere, the show comes to the West End’s Apollo Theatre for a limited run of four nights only. […] Read More

THEATRE: Oscar Wilde’s “Star Child”. 11 March

THEATRE: Oscar Wilde’s “Star Child”. 11 March

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 04/03/2017 12:00 AM

Famous Russian actress Dina Korzun, who appeared in the latest BBC Peaky Blinders series with Cillian Murphy starring in “Star Child” based on Oscar Wilde’s story. A mono-spectacle where graceful Dina (Moscow Stanislasvki acting school graduate) performs over twenty roles in sixty minutes. This show combines the best of the Moscow Art’s Theatre, multimedia, animation, […] Read More

THEATRE: The Idiot after Dostoevsky, Until 11th March

THEATRE: The Idiot after Dostoevsky, Until 11th March

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 24/02/2017 12:00 AM

‘The Idiot’ by Dostoevsky  is another highly acclaimed adaptation of this iconic Russian novel by Victor Sobchak. Love, passion, cruelty, dark sides of our human nature, compassion and betrayal – this is a potent mix of the play. “The Russian soul is a dark place.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Idiot As once expressed by the writer himself, this […] Read More

THEATRE: Moscow’s Acclaimed Sovremennik Theatre Returns to London

THEATRE: Moscow’s Acclaimed Sovremennik Theatre Returns to London

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 13/02/2017 12:00 AM

Sovremennik Theatre (Russia’s oldest theatre company) makes a welcome return to London this May, (following a successful season at the Noël Coward Theatre in 2011) with a triple bill of plays at the Piccadilly Theatre. Three Comrades, Two for the Seesaw and The Three Sisters will be performed in Russian with English surtitles and directed […] Read More

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, 10th-11th March

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, 10th-11th March

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 11/02/2017 12:00 AM

After two sell-out shows “Love in a Nutshell” and “The Marriage of Figaro” London-based Russian language theatre company Xameleon Theatre presents its new production based on Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s universal tale “The Little Prince”. The performance is staged and directed by  Ovlyakuli Khodzhakuli. Directed by famous Central Asian theatre director Ovlyakuli Khodzhakuli, this play addresses the viewer […] Read More

Flute Backbone. Yuri Lubimov, Director of the Moscow Taganka Theatre Stages Mayakovsky in London, 7 February

Flute Backbone. Yuri Lubimov, Director of the Moscow Taganka Theatre Stages Mayakovsky in London, 7 February

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 01/02/2017 12:00 AM

Yuri Lubimov’s Taganka Theatre comes to London with their UK premiere of  musical-poetic performance “The Backbone Flute”, which will be shown in London on 7 February at the Leicester Square Theatre. The performance is some sort of  tribute to  Yuri Lyubimov’s former interpretation of Mayakovsky’s poem “Look!” which was first staged in Taganka in 1967. […] Read More

THEATRE: Revolution: Performances at Arcola Theatre Until 11th February

THEATRE: Revolution: Performances at Arcola Theatre Until 11th February

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 27/01/2017 12:00 AM

Arcola’s new season, REVOLUTION, investigates a world on the brink of profound change. It explores the causes and the colossal impact of the Russian Revolution 100 years on, and considers the people and ideas which could shape the next century. Change is in the air in Gorky’s The Lower Depths, directed by internationally-acclaimed Helena Kaut-Howson. “The […] Read More

THEATRE: MORPHINE By M. Bulgakov Performed by Etcetera Theatre in Russian with English Subtitles

THEATRE: MORPHINE By M. Bulgakov Performed by Etcetera Theatre in Russian with English Subtitles

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 21/01/2017 12:00 AM

A new original staging of  M. Bulgakov’s Morphine  by Victor Sobchak and his young cast of actors at experimental Etcetera theatre  will be shown to public between Tuesday 7th – Sunday 12th February.  The play will run in Russian with English subtitles. Young Dr. Bromgard has come to a small country town to assume a […] Read More

THEATRE: Natalia Maeva in Jean Cocteau’s The Human Voice at RADA, 26 November

THEATRE: Natalia Maeva in Jean Cocteau’s The Human Voice at RADA, 26 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 15/11/2016 12:00 AM

Natalia Maeva in Jean Cocteau’s The Human Voice  at RADA Studios Chenies Street, London WC1E 7EX 26 November, 5:30pm Natalia Maeva, an actress of the Novy Dramatichesky Theatre in Moscow and a distinguished representative of the classical Russian school of acting (especially of the psychological theatre), stars in solo performance of Jean Cocteau’s play The Human […] Read More

THEATRE: After Three Sisters, The Jack Studio Theatre, 18 October – 5 November

THEATRE: After Three Sisters, The Jack Studio Theatre, 18 October – 5 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 18/10/2016 12:00 AM

After Three Sisters by Neil Smith inspired by Anton Chekhov at The Jack Studio Theatre 18 October – 5 November  1905. Moscow. Olga, Masha and Irina return to the capital to find that it is no longer the peaceful city of their childhoods. 2011. London. Three Russian sisters try to stay afloat in a city on the […] Read More

THEATRE: Crime and Punishment at London’s Free Open-Air Theatre, 31 August – 25 September

THEATRE: Crime and Punishment at London’s Free Open-Air Theatre, 31 August – 25 September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 29/08/2016 12:00 AM

Crime and Punishment At London’s Free Open-Air Theatre at The Scoop At 8pm, 31 August – 25 September For over a decade, the core artists of Gods & Monsters Theatre have created work inspired by the diverse cultures of those around them, sharing their perspective on the great stories of the world to an audience of […] Read More

THEATRE: Stage Russia HD brings Russian Theatre to the US cinemas, starting September 2016

THEATRE: Stage Russia HD brings Russian Theatre to the US cinemas, starting September 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 18/08/2016 12:00 AM

Stage Russia is a project devoted to bringing Russian theatre to a global audience. Their first initiative, in collaboration with SpectiCast Entertainment and Kinematika Studios, is Stage Russia HD, filmed live productions of a variety of works currently on the stages of some of Russia’s great theatre companies. The inaugural season kicks off this coming September with […] Read More

THEATRE: ‘The Seagull’ by A. Chekhov at Etcetera Theatre, 6 – 11 September 2016

THEATRE: ‘The Seagull’ by A. Chekhov at Etcetera Theatre, 6 – 11 September 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 17/08/2016 12:00 AM

‘The Seagull’ by A. Chekhov at Etcetera Theatre, 265 Camden High Street, London NW1 7BU 6 – 11 September  A new, sensational adaptation of this Chekhov’s iconical masterpiece. Only 4 charismatic characters: two young and naive lovers trying to change the old world and art…and two mature stars cynically using the youth… Love, cruelty, sex and traditional […] Read More

THEATRE: Mozart & Salieri at Arcola Theatre, 9 – 13 August 2016

THEATRE: Mozart & Salieri at Arcola Theatre, 9 – 13 August 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 10/08/2016 12:00 AM

Mozart & Salieri  at Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin St, London E8 3DL 9 – 13 August, 7:30 PM “Villainy and genius can never be compatible?” Alexander Pushkin’s “little drama” Mozart and Salieri gave new life to an old legend: that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was poisoned by his jealous rival, the composer Antonio Salieri. It inspired Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus, and this […] Read More

THEATRE: Burning Doors by the Belarus Free Theatre at Soho Theatre, 31 August – 24 September 2016

THEATRE: Burning Doors by the Belarus Free Theatre at Soho Theatre, 31 August – 24 September 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 08/08/2016 12:00 AM

Burning Doors by the Belarus Free Theatre at Soho Theatre, 21 Dean St, London W1D 3NE 31 August – 24 September  In this blazing contemporary new work, Belarus Free Theatre combine forces with Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina to share stories of persecuted artists, living under dictatorship, who will not be silenced. What happens when you […] Read More

EVENT: In Context- Chekhov, the early work at Royal National Theatre, 26 September 2016

EVENT: In Context- Chekhov, the early work at Royal National Theatre, 26 September 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 03/08/2016 12:00 AM

In Context- Chekhov, the early work at Royal National Theatre (Clore Learning Centre: Cottesloe Room), Upper Ground, London SE1 9PX 26 September, 2 – 5 PM  Exploring the context for Anton Chekhov’s early plays – three of which are being performed at the NT by one ensemble of actors. David Hare’s new versions of Platonov, Ivanov […] Read More

EVENT: Jonathan Kent on Young Chekhov at Royal National Theatre (Olivier House), 15 September 2016

EVENT: Jonathan Kent on Young Chekhov at Royal National Theatre (Olivier House), 15 September 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 02/08/2016 12:00 AM

EVENT: Jonathan Kent on Young Chekhov at Royal National Theatre (Olivier House), Upper Ground, London SE1 9PX 15 September, 6 pm As the Chichester Festival Theatre’s trilogy of Chekhov’s Platonov, Ivanov, and The Seagull comes to the National, director Jonathan Kent discusses the productions. The Young Chekhov trilogy opened to overwhelming acclaim at Chichester Festival Theatre last […] Read More

THEATRE: American Dance Festival Presents- Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre & Provincial Dances Theatre at The Joyce Theatre, 1 – 6 August 2016

THEATRE: American Dance Festival Presents- Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre & Provincial Dances Theatre at The Joyce Theatre, 1 – 6 August 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 01/08/2016 12:00 AM

American Dance Festival Presents- Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre & Provincial Dances Theatre at The Joyce Theatre, 175 8th Ave, New York, NY 10011, United States 1 – 6 August American Dance Festival (ADF) supports the creation and presentation of new modern dance work by both established and emerging choreographers. At The Joyce, ADF presents works by […] Read More

THEATRE: Young Chekhov: Three play day at the National Theatre, 30 July – 8 October 2016

THEATRE: Young Chekhov: Three play day at the National Theatre, 30 July – 8 October 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 26/07/2016 12:00 AM

Young Chekhov: Three Play Day at the National Theatre (Olivier Theatre), Upper Ground, London SE1 9PX 30 July – 8 October 2016 The Young Chekhov trilogy opened to overwhelming acclaim at Chichester Festival Theatre last year. The company now come to the National, offering a unique chance to explore the birth of a revolutionary dramatic voice. […] Read More

THEATRE: Wild Honey at Hampstead Theatre, 2 December 2016 – 14 January 2017

THEATRE: Wild Honey at Hampstead Theatre, 2 December 2016 – 14 January 2017

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 08/07/2016 12:00 AM

Wild Honey: By Michael Frayn, adapted from the play without a name by Anton Chekhov. Directed by Howard Davies  at Hampstead Theatre, Eton Ave, Swiss Cottage, London NW3 3EU 2 December 2016 – 14 January 2017 Village schoolmaster Mikhail Vasilyevich has it all: wit, intelligence, a comfortable and respectable life in provincial Russia, and the attentions of four beautiful women – one of […] Read More

EVENT: Russian Artists at The Edinburgh International Festival, 5-29 August 2016

EVENT: Russian Artists at The Edinburgh International Festival, 5-29 August 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 06/07/2016 12:00 AM

Russian Artists at The Edinburgh International Festival 5-29 August 2016 Every August, the Edinburgh International Festival transforms one of the world’s most beautiful cities. The International Festival’s success is built on an uncompromising commitment to virtuosity and originality, inviting some of the finest creators and performers from the worlds of theatre, music, opera and dance […] Read More

THEATRE: War and Peace at Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne, 18 – 30 October

THEATRE: War and Peace at Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne, 18 – 30 October

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 04/07/2016 12:00 AM

War and Peace A live video performance based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy At Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne 18 – 30 October War and Peace puts you in the hands of one of the world’s most notorious theatre collectives, Berlin’s Gob Squad. Forget the fourth wall. This performance breaks all the rules by incorporating footage […] Read More

INTERVIEW: Rachel Valentine Smith of The Faction on Gorky’s Vassa Zheleznova, gender equality and contemporary theatre

INTERVIEW: Rachel Valentine Smith of The Faction on Gorky’s Vassa Zheleznova, gender equality and contemporary theatre

BY Anna Prosvetova POSTED 30/06/2016 12:00 AM

Rachel Valentine Smith is a director, producer, designer and filmmaker. She joined The Faction Theatre Company in 2011, was appointed Associate Director in 2012 and has been Co-Artistic Director of the company since April 2015. In addition to directing main stage productions, she has pioneered work in psycho-cultural practice in partnership with Media and the Inner World, an AHRC research […] Read More

THEATRE: Crime and Punishment directed by Aleksey Burago at The West End Theater, 19 July – 28 August 2016

THEATRE: Crime and Punishment directed by Aleksey Burago at The West End Theater, 19 July – 28 August 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 28/06/2016 12:00 AM

 Crime and Punishment directed by Aleksey Burago at The West End Theater, Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, 263 W 86th Street (btw Broadway and West End Ave), New York, USA  19 July – 28 August, Tuesday’s to Sunday’s at 8PM The Russian Arts Theater & Studio presents Crime and Punishment. Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky, adapted and directed by […] Read More

THEATRE: Burning Doors by the Belarus Free Theatre, 23 August-14 October 2016

THEATRE: Burning Doors by the Belarus Free Theatre, 23 August-14 October 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 24/06/2016 12:00 AM

Burning Doors 23 – 27 August: Curve, Leicester (tickets on sale 2 June) 31 August – 24 September: Soho Theatre, London 28 – 29 September: Dartington Hall 1 October: Falmouth University 10 – 12 October: Contact, Manchester 14 October: New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth   The production interrogates what happens to people when they are declared enemies […] Read More

THEATRE: Burnt by the Sun at The Questors theatre, 24 June – 2 July 2016

THEATRE: Burnt by the Sun at The Questors theatre, 24 June – 2 July 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 21/06/2016 12:00 AM

Burnt by the Sun at The Questors theatre, 12 Mattock Lane, London, W5 5BQ 24 June – 2 July, 7:45pm (2:30pm on the 26th) “Funny, affecting and taut with suspense, Burnt by the Sun is a new play that already feels like a classic. – The Telegraph Adapted from the Oscar-winning film, Burnt by the Sun unfolds […] Read More

THEATRE: Brodsky Station at Imperial College & The Cockpit, 5, 7, 12 July & 8-9 August

THEATRE: Brodsky Station at Imperial College & The Cockpit, 5, 7, 12 July & 8-9 August

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 20/06/2016 12:00 AM

Brodsky Station 5, 7, 12 July At Swimming Pool of Imperial College at St Mary’s Norfolk Place, Paddington, W2 1PG 8-9 August At Camden Fringe Festival, The Cockpit, Gateforth Street, London  NW8 8EH Brodsky Station is a watery, imaginative space where Joseph Brodsky’s poetry helps Harold Pinter’s characters to tell a story of the struggle against circumstance, finding one’s place in the world […] Read More

INTERVIEW: Michael Boyd on staging Eugene Onegin for Garsington Opera

INTERVIEW: Michael Boyd on staging Eugene Onegin for Garsington Opera

BY Anna Prosvetova POSTED 16/06/2016 12:00 AM

Sir Michael Boyd was born in Belfast and studied English at Edinburgh University. In 1979 he won a British Council fellowship to study as trainee director under Anatoly Efros at the Malaya Bronnaya Theatre, Moscow. He joined the Royal Shakespeare Company as associate director in 1996 and was artistic director of the company 2002–12. Major […] Read More

THEATRE: Dancing with the Devil at Sadlers Wells, 26 – 29 June

THEATRE: Dancing with the Devil at Sadlers Wells, 26 – 29 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 10/06/2016 12:00 AM

Dancing with the Devil By Theatre Lab Company At Sadlers Wells 26 – 29 June A new play by Aletta Lawson based on the life of the dancer Rudolf Nureyev, directed by Anastasia Revi. Rudolf Nureyev is dying of AIDS. Refusing to accept his fate, and in his desperate hunger for life, he invokes the ghost […] Read More

THEATRE: Vassa Zheleznova at Southwark Playhouse, 15 June – 9 July

THEATRE: Vassa Zheleznova at Southwark Playhouse, 15 June – 9 July

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 18/05/2016 12:00 AM

Vassa Zheleznova At Southwark Playhouse 15 June – 9 July   Vassa is the head of the business, head of the family, a self-made millionaire. Exactly how far will she go to keep things that way? Attacked by the striking dock workers, disregarded by her daughters, humiliated by her husband, and with few people to […] Read More

THEATRE: Love In a Nutshell at The Cockpit, 21 May

THEATRE: Love In a Nutshell at The Cockpit, 21 May

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 13/05/2016 12:00 AM

Love in a Nutshell Hosted by The Cockpit 21 May Following a sold out run in March and in response to the high demand from our audience, Xameleon Theatre Productions is bringing “Love in a Nutshell” to The Cockpit again for two nights only! Join us for an exciting evening of Russian theatre and Chekhov’s […] Read More

THEATRE: One Woman Comedy Cabaret: My Stubborn Tongue by Anna Fishbeyn at Pushkin House, London, 7 May, 2016

THEATRE: One Woman Comedy Cabaret: My Stubborn Tongue by Anna Fishbeyn at Pushkin House, London, 7 May, 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 27/04/2016 12:00 AM

One Woman Comedy Cabaret: My Stubborn Tongue by Anna Fishbeyn At Pushkin House, London 7 May, 2016, 8:00pm  9:30pm My Stubborn Tongue by Anna Fishbeyn – The story of the girl who refuses to be defined by her origins (Russian in America, Jewish in Russia, poor little immigrant), this cabaret style show is told through Russian and American songs […] Read More

THEATRE: Oscar Wilde’s: Star Child at Jermyn Street Theatre, London, 23 – 28 May 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 25/04/2016 12:00 AM

Oscar Wilde’s: Star Child At Jermyn Street Theatre, London 23 – 28 May 2016 Directed by: Maksim Didenko Costumes by: Maria Grachvogel Music by: Mahler, Bach, Sharbakova Miller Sound Design: Louis Franck Good and evil battles to control your heart, every second of your life. We unknowingly make choices between the two. Like it or not, […] Read More

THEATRE: The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk at Bristol Old Vic, 27 May – 11 June

THEATRE: The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk at Bristol Old Vic, 27 May – 11 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 11/04/2016 12:00 AM

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk At Bristol Old Vic A Kneehigh and Bristol Old Vic production 27 May – 11 June Meet Marc and Bella Chagall! The flying lovers of Vitebsk! Partners in life and on canvas, Marc and Bella are immortalised as the picture of romance. But whilst on canvas they flew, in life […] Read More

THEATRE: “Invitation to a Beheading” by Vladimir Nabokov at Barons Court Theatre, London, 30 March – 24 April 2016

THEATRE: “Invitation to a Beheading” by Vladimir Nabokov at Barons Court Theatre, London, 30 March – 24 April 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 30/03/2016 12:00 AM

“Invitation to a Beheading” by Vladimir Nabokov At Barons Court Theatre, London 30 March – 24 April 2016 Adaptation and Direction by Victor Sobchak Starring Garry Voss In this darkly comical portrayal of one man’s helplessness in the face of others’ indifference, Cincinnatus – a commonplace resident of a fictional town – is arrested and sentenced to […] Read More

THEATRE: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy adapted by Helen Edmundson at Jack Studio Theatre, London, 15 March – 2 April 2016

THEATRE: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy adapted by Helen Edmundson at Jack Studio Theatre, London, 15 March – 2 April 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 22/03/2016 12:00 AM

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy adapted by Helen Edmundson At Jack Studio Theatre, London 15 March to Sat 2 April 2016 at 7.45pm  Anna Karenina, the wife of a provincial governor, revolts against a superficial existence of compromise and embarks on a scandalous affair with a charming officer Count Vronsky. As Anna is brought to […] Read More

THEATRE: ‘The War Has Yet Started’ at Theatre Royal Plymouth Production, 12 – 28 May

THEATRE: ‘The War Has Yet Started’ at Theatre Royal Plymouth Production, 12 – 28 May

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 22/03/2016 12:00 AM

THE WAR HAS NOT YET STARTED A Theatre Royal Plymouth Production 12 – 28 May You think your life is normal, but things are not always what they seem… Colleagues attending a conference get drunk and misbehave. The news from the front is terrifying. The atrocities are awful. A man waiting in the clinic claims to have […] Read More

THEATRE: Brodsky/Baryshnikov (U.S. Premiere) at Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York, March 9-19, 2016

THEATRE: Brodsky/Baryshnikov (U.S. Premiere) at Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York, March 9-19, 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 17/03/2016 12:00 AM

Brodsky / Baryshnikov (U.S. Premiere) At Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York March 9-19, 2016 Based on the poems of Joseph Brodsky  Directed by Alvis Hermanis  Performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov Brodsky / Baryshnikov is a one-man show based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov. Conceived and directed by Alvis Hermanis, noted Latvian director of The […] Read More

THEATRE: Mariinsky Theatre: Family Concert  at Donald Gordon Theatre, Wales Millennium Centre  17 April 2016

THEATRE: Mariinsky Theatre: Family Concert at Donald Gordon Theatre, Wales Millennium Centre 17 April 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 16/03/2016 12:00 AM

Mariinsky Theatre: Family Concert At Donald Gordon Theatre, Wales Millennium Centre 17 April 2016, 12 noon The Mariinsky Theatre, under Artistic Director Valery Gergiev returns to Wales Millennium Centre this spring to showcase some of their most exciting repertoire including a rare opportunity to see The Rite of Spring, danced to new choreography by Sasha Waltz. Their visits […] Read More

THEATRE: Mariinsky Ballet & Orchestra  at Donald Gordon Theatre, Wales Millennium Centre  16 – 17 April 2016

THEATRE: Mariinsky Ballet & Orchestra at Donald Gordon Theatre, Wales Millennium Centre 16 – 17 April 2016

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 15/03/2016 12:00 AM

Mariinsky Ballet & Orchestra At Donald Gordon Theatre, Wales Millennium Centre 16 – 17 April 2016 The Mariinsky Theatre, under Artistic Director Valery Gergiev returns to Wales Millennium Centre this spring to showcase some of their most exciting repertoire including a rare opportunity to see The Rite of Spring, danced to new choreography by Sasha Waltz. Their […] Read More

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