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VenueAlmeida Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From7th October 2019
To23rd November 2019
When19:30. Wed Mat 14:30 (from Oct 23). Sat Mats 14:30 (from Oct 19)
What is currently on at Almeida Theatre (V166)


Also called Vassa Zheleznova and Mother Vheleznova. A family is destroyed by sticking to its values despite, or because of, the matriach at its head.
Author Gorky

Archive :: production:T2007379158, play:S01811387566, venue:V166

Production details

There are no miracles in this world. Only those we make for ourselves. It's 8am and a revolt is underway. The father is dying. The son is spying. The wife is cheating. The uncle is stealing. The mother is scheming. The dynasty is crumbling. One house. One fortune. One victor.

Special Performances

  • 9 Nov 19 Touch Tour
  • 9 Nov 19 Audio Described
  • 14 Nov 19 Captioned


Producer The Almeida
Adapted by Mike Bartlett
Director Tinuke Craig
Design Fly Davis
Lighting Joshua Pharo
Sound Emma Laxton
Director Jenny Ogilvie (movement director)
Director Annelie Powell (casting director)
Performer Samantha Bond (Vassa)
Performer Alexandra Dowling (Lipa)
Performer Arthur Hughes (Pavel)
Performer Daniella Isaacs (Dunyechka)
Performer Amber James (Anna)
Performer Danny Kirrane (Semyon)
Performer Kayla Meikle (Natalya)
Performer Cyril Nri (Mikhailo)
Performer Lee Ross (Prokhor)
Performer Sophie Wu (Lyudmila)

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