Theater: “War Reflections: A Night of New Russian Readings”, University Theater, January 14, 2010

WAR REFLECTIONS:

a night of new russian readings

workshops

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ONE NIGHT ONLY January 3rd, 2011

Friday at 7:30pm

FXK Theater, 5706 S. University, Chicago, 60637


FREE includes post show discussion


I AM THE MACHINE GUNNER

Written by Yury Kavdiev
Translated by John Freedman
Directed by Brian LaDuca

Cast:
Jason Shain – Young Man

FIGHTER CLASS “MEDEA”

Written by Maksym Kurochkin
Translated by John Hanlon
Directed by Zeljko Dukich

Cast:
Ellenor Riley Condit – Uncle Kolya
Isabel Olive – Sergei
Jessica Kadish – Peter
Kate Cornelius-Schecter – Woman

In partner with the Soviet Arts Experience www.sovietartsexperience.com

UT/TAPS will present an evening of back-to-back staged reading by contemporary Russian playwrights. This one night only event will see the U.S. premier of Fighter Class “Medea”, as well as a reading of the one man piece / I Am The Machine Gunner, both new Russian plays that reflect the influence of the war time Soviet Union and its effect on contemporary Russian perspective.

“War Reflections: A Night of New Russian Readings”
Friday, January 14, 2011, 7:30 pm
FXK Theater, Reynolds Club, 3rd Floor,
5706 South University Avenue
http://ut.uchicago.edu

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