At La MaMa last spring, the two directors gathered to talk about actors, audiences, censorship, dislocation, and the haven of the rehearsal room.
The Russian director, working with an American ensemble, had his country’s fate on his mind as he staged Chekhov’s valedictory play.
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Contemporary Russian theatre reflects a divisive political moment with rage, irony and low-fuss experimentation.
In the designer-centered laboratory of director Dmitry Krymov, young Russian students are taken on as active collaborators.