If you are interested in the (somewhat frozen) conflict in parts of eastern Ukraine, you should hop on down to Kyiv’s brand new PostPlayTheater and check out the documentary play “Rebels” (“Ополченцi” in Ukrainian. The word itself usually has a slightly different meaning in English, but “rebel” is one of the standard terms for theContinue reading “Kyiv’s PostPlayTheater: of “Rebels,” Donetsk, and discomfiting narratives”
Category Archives: New Drama
Chyorny Dnepr: Mermaid Song
God, I must be getting older, A sickly pigeon on my shoulder Weeps diuretics from one round eye. God, I must be getting weaker, The teeth in my head are getting softer, The teeth in my head crumble to chalk. I pull them out of my mouth, And draw your picture on the sidewalk: WithContinue reading “Chyorny Dnepr: Mermaid Song”
An observation through the general haze
Director Anastasia Patlay took this picture of us at a party celebrating ten years since the creation of Moscow’s Teatr.doc (which is a whole separate story, when you think about it – the role that this theater has played in both of our lives is just weird to contemplate. Weird, but awesome as well. It’sContinue reading “An observation through the general haze”
Have I told you guys that I became a sad playwright recently?
Because I totally did. As did Slava and Natasha.
September 2011 is over
I can’t believe that it’s actually over, and I’m expecting to wake up at any point in October and somehow wind up back in September. I went back to work full time and Alexey nearly finished his film. My mother’s been sunning herself on various beaches of the world, so there’s been zero help atContinue reading “September 2011 is over”