About the Show/Event
Information for Shukshin's Stories at Barbican Centre, West End (Performance). This series of vignettes transports viewers to the literary world of the Siberian-born writer and filmmaker who was renowned for depicting ordinary people as flawed but heroic. Filled with earthy, human and love-struck characters navigating their way through life in the Soviet Union of the 1970s, the show sees an eight-strong ensemble act, sing, clown and dance as they take on multiple roles with tenderness and wit. Performed in Russian with English surtitles.
Approximate runtime 180minutes (including any interval).
Age Advisory: 16+
Performers Evgeny Mironov, Chulpan Khamatova, Yulia Peresild, Alexander Novin, Pavel Akimkin, Julia Svezhakova, Alexander Grishin, Dmitry Zhuravlev.
Company Theatre of Nations. Director Alvis |Hermanis. Design Alvis Hermanis. Design Monica Pormale. Costume Viktoria Sevryukova.