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Social and Political Issues in Today’s Russian Theater

Edmita Bulota Lecture Series on Soviet and Post-Soviet Theatrical Arts. This lecture is devoted to important social problems and current political trends of contemporary Russia and their reflection in the modern Russian Theater. The talk addresses not only some of the most significant theater performances in Moscow, but also the professional, human and psychological atmosphere among the leading Russian theater creators and theater managers.

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Wednesday
Jan. 29, 2014
6:00pm – 8:00pm ET

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Social and Political Issues in Today’s Russian Theater

Edmita Bulota Lecture Series on Soviet and Post-Soviet Theatrical Arts

This lecture is devoted to important social problems and current political trends of contemporary Russia and their reflection in the modern Russian Theater. The talk addresses not only some of the most significant theater performances in Moscow, but also the professional, human and psychological atmosphere among the leading Russian theater creators and theater managers.

If the whole point of theater were merely to entertain, then perhaps it wouldn’t be worth putting so much work into it.  But theater is the art of reflecting life.-Konstantin Stanislavsky, An Actor Prepares 

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Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, and the region through research and exchange.  Read more

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