About the Show/Event
Information for The Good Person of Szechwan at Barbican Centre, West End (Play). Shen Teh, The Angel of the Slums, a good-hearted but penniless woman is given a gift of money by the Gods in order for her to continue with her kind deeds. The poor of Szechwan soon abuse her kindness and so, to survive, Shen Teh re-invents herself as a ruthless businessman - Shui Tal. This double life brings dilemma and strife and complications set in when Shen Teh falls in love. There is a growing suspicion of her mysterious absences and whilst in disguise as Shui Ta she is put on trial for the abduction of Shen Teh. Out of Brecht's sharpest and most exciting plays, with stunning music and mask.
Performers Alexandra Ursulyak, Alexander Matrosov, Anastasia Lebedeva, Alexander Arsentiev, Vera Voronkova, Andrey Sukhov, Irina Petrova, Anna Begunova, Aleksey Rahmanov, Natalia Reva-Ryadinskaya, Alexander Dmitriev, Ivan Litvinenko.
Author Bertolt Brecht. Company Moscow Pushkin Dance Theatre. Music Paul Dejssau. Director Yury Butusov. Design Alexander Shishkin. Lighting Alexander Sivaev. Musical Director Igor Gorsky.