WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Based on the famous stories of Vasily Shukshin, Siberia-born iconic writer of the Soviet era, this vivid and witty production comprises of several vignettes full of love, humor, nostalgia, laughter, and authenticity. The play is a winner of prestigious Golden Mask Theatre Award in 3 nominations, and The Crystal Turandot Theatrical Award. It has toured internationally to The Vienna Festival (Austria), Teatrformen (Hannover, Germany), International Festival in Helsinki (Finland), Golden Mask in Baltia Riga (Latvia), Tallinn (Estonia) and Vilnius (Lithuania), Tel-Aviv Centennial Festival (Israel), International Festival of Modern Drama (Berlin, Germany) and Dutch Festival (Amsterdam). The intense and colorful texts by Vasily Shukshin together with the star-studded cast and the delicate direction by Alvis Hermanis have created an ideal recipe.