Gogol Center, one of Russia’s most intriguing theatres and the home of the daring Russian stage and film director Kirill Serebrennikov, will bring two signature shows – ‘Dead Souls’ and Who is Happy in Russia? – to the Cameri Theater in Tel Aviv, Israel News reports.

Dead Souls. Image: Gogol Centre

Founded by Kirill Serebrennikov, a daring force of Russian avant-garde theatre, Gogol Center is a ground-breaking experiment that uses classical texts and music influences to explore contemporary landscape.

‘Dead Souls’ is the Center’s first large project of Russian classics. With a dose of absurdity and dark humour, this piece is a space-time continuum, set against a backdrop of plywood, pointing out perpetual human flaws.

Who is Happy in Russia? Image: Gogol Centre

‘Who Is Hap­py in Rus­sia?’, ba­sed on Ni­kolai Nek­ra­sov’s po­em, is abo­ut im­possi­bili­ty of get­ting fre­edom and con­ve­ni­en­ce of ha­bitu­al sla­very. To wri­te the­se li­nes is vi­tal to lo­ve and cle­ar­ly un­ders­tand your co­unt­ry: ‘You are as ne­edy as abun­dant, and as migh­ty as po­wer­less, Mot­her Rus­sia!’.

Presented by M.Art Foundation. Supported by Roman Abromovitch

  • Date: 01 September 2019 - 05 August 2019
  • Cameri Theater Sderot Sha'ul HaMelech 19, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • Website: http://mart.foundation/en/