Theater of Nations. Shukshin's Stories
«Mironov is Astoundingly perceptive in all that concerns his character’s emotional essence and rationale.» — Teatr Magazine
«Khamatova is one of Russia’s most versatile actors.» — The Moscow News
Based on the famous stories by Vasily Shukshin
Director and Set designer: Alvis Hermanis
Starring: Chulpan Khamatova, Evgeny Mironov, Julia Peresild, Yulia Svezhakova, Alexander Grishin, Pavel Akimkin, Alexander Novin and Dmitriy Zhuravlev
Renowned actors Chulpan Khamatova, Evgeny Mironov and Julia Peresild, who received rave reviews for their performance in Miss Julie during the 2015, return to New York City Center for FOUR PERFORMANCES ONLY on JUNE 8−11, 2016 with a critically acclaimed production of "Shukshin's Stories" directed by Alvis Hermanis (Latvia).
Based on the famous stories of Vasily Shukshin, Siberia-born iconic writer of the Soviet era, this vivid and witty production comprises 10 vignettes full of love, humor, nostalgia, laughter, and authenticity. The play is a winner of prestigious Golden Mask Theatre Award in 3 nominations, 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). The intense and colorful texts by Vasily Shukshin together with the star-studded cast and the delicate direction by Alvis Hermanis have created an ideal recipe.