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Fourth Sister

Teater Vanemuine, väike maja

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Tue 09. Apr 2024 | 19:00 +1 more

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Tragicomedy

This play by one of the most exciting Polish playwrights Janusz Glowacki (1928–2017) offers a version of what happened to Chekhov’s three sisters after they finally reached Moscow.

This Moscow, however, is not a place of dreams from the era of Chekhov, but a Russian metropolis twitching in the agony of early capitalism where impractical intellectuals are confronted by ruthless businessmen and swindlers. Instead of Moscow, the new promised land is now the Hollywood film industry that seems to open an inviting door. In a broader sense, this dark comedy with absurd and grotesque elements speaks about people who are unable to admit to themselves that they live in a hopelessly obsolete community.

This play will be directed by the renowned Ukrainian stage director and theatrical pedagogue Stanislav Moissejev who was the artistic director of the Ivan Franko National Theatre in Kyiv for many years.

 

Premiere on 9 December 2023 at the Small Building of the Vanemuine Theatre

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Teater Vanemuine
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Vanemuise 6, 51010 Tartu
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Name Date Time Location Ticket
Fourth Sister Sat 04. May 2024 19:00 Teater Vanemuine, väike maja