Russia

My Stubborn Tongue
By Zachary Stewart · Aug 8, 2014

Anna Fishbeyn takes us on her journey from Russian refugee to all-American material girl.

The Old Woman
By Zachary Stewart · Jun 23, 2014

Robert Wilson brings Daniil Kharms' nightmarish story to life with a theatrical sensory overload.

Eugene Onegin
By Zachary Stewart · May 30, 2014

A.S. Pushkin's novel in verse gets a fresh staging by the Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia.

Crematorium Collaborators Alexander Kargaltsev and Pavel Solodovnikov Discuss Russia, Ukraine, and Their Latest Show
By Zachary Stewart · May 25, 2014

Banned in Moscow, this new play about gay Russians finds a home in New York City.

Creative Team of Oscar Wilde's Vera; Or, the Nihlists Will Participate in a Talkback on February 14 at HERE Arts Center
By Editorial Staff · Feb 11, 2014

TheaterMania's Zachary Stewart will moderate a discussion of Wilde's rarely performed first play as it relates to the struggle for LGBT rights around the world.

Theater People Should Love the Olympics: Here's Why
By Zachary Stewart · Feb 3, 2014

The Sochi Games will be the most dramatic (and expensive) theatrical event of the year. Can you really afford to miss out?

Laura Benanti, Jeremy Jordan, Laura Osnes, and Many More Take on the Russian Broadway Shutdown
By Bethany Rickwald · Jan 23, 2014

In this satirical video, members of the Russian Broadway community (read: your favorite stars with silly Russian accents) respond to their government's inevitable expansion of the anti-homosexual propaganda law.

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty
By Zachary Stewart · Oct 25, 2013

Matthew Bourne guts and revamps Tchaikovsky's classic ballet, mostly for the better.

The Seagull
By Zachary Stewart · Oct 13, 2013

Anton Chekhov's first great play rings painfully true, no matter if it is set in Russia or Ireland.

Off-Broadway's Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 Supports the Russian LGBT Community
By Bethany Rickwald · Sep 26, 2013

The supper-club sensation will donate $10,000 plus food and beverage proceeds from the first performance in their new location to Human Rights Watch.