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Theater of Nations' SHUKSHIN'S STORIES & TAMARA GVERDTSITELI Set for Cherry Orchard Festival

Mar 16, 2016

Based on the famous stories of Vasily Shukshin, Siberia-born iconic writer of the Soviet era, Shukshin's Stories is a vivid and witty production comprising several vignettes full of love, humor, nostalgia, laughter, and authenticity. The play is a winner of the prestigious Golden Mask Theatre Award and The Crystal Turandot Theatrical Award. It has toured internationally to The Vienna Festival (Austria), Teatrformen (Hannover, Germany), International Festival in Helsinki (Finland), Golden Mask in Baltia Riga (Latvia), Tallinn (Estonia) and Vilnius (Lithuania), Tel-Aviv Centennial Festival (Israel), International Festival of Modern Drama (Berlin, Germany) and Dutch Festival (Amsterdam)....

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A journey freighted with meaning in ‘Smile at Us, Oh Lord’

Jun 13, 2015

“Wherever I go, I’m traveling to my funeral,’’ a character in “Smile at Us, Oh Lord’’ remarks, his tone somewhere between doleful and matter of fact. “All life is a long or short road to the cemetery.’’ As that line suggests, an elegiac mood suffuses this fascinating production by the Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia, which unfolds in dreamlike fashion, with flashes of humor, as it traces a journey across Lithuania by three Jewish friends at the start of the 20th century....

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