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1917 Russian Revolution – HERE and NOW
Sat 30th Sep '17 - 19:30 - 21:00
1st date. Also on 2 October
Bunin condemned it; Mayakovsky praised it; Dostoyevsky foreshadowed it, and John Reed reported on it. What does the Revolution mean to people today? An exploration in text, music and dance. Mikhail Umanets’s project marks the centennial of the Russian Revolution and attempts to examine its significance.
Read more (and in Russian) on our description page.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Demons), John Reed (Ten Days That Shook the World), Ivan Bunin (Cursed Days). Music by Dmitri Shostakovich (Four Poems of Captain Lebyadkin for bass and piano, op.146). The play is performed in English. Introduction and post-show talk with the director and actors, with interpreter if required.
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