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Brodsky / Baryshnikov

Estates Theatre (Stavovské divadlo), Železná, Praha 1 - Staré Město, 110 00

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  • Sat 6. 10. 2018 19.00
  • Sun 7. 10. 2018 19.00

Brodsky/Baryshnikov is a one-man show based on the poems of the Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov.

Conceived and directed by Alvis Hermanis, a noted Latvian director of the New Riga Theatre, Brodsky/Baryshnikov is an emotional journey deep into the poet’s visceral and complex compositions. Performed in Russian, Brodsky’s mother tongue, Baryshnikov recites a selection of his long-time friend’s poignant and eloquent works. His subtle physicality transports the audience into Hermanis’ reverent imagining of Brodsky’s interior world.

In Russian, with English and Czech surtitles.

stage director: Alvis Hermanis
scenographer: Kristīne Jurjāne
lighting design: Gleb Filshtinsky
sound: Oļegs Novikovs
lights: Lauris Johansons
video: Ineta Sipunova
music: Jim Wilson, Kārlis Tone
stage manager: Linda Zaharova

cast: Mikhail Baryshnikov

running time: 1 h 30 min

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