THE RISE AND FALL OF MACONDO/

Сто лет одиночества

Inspired by One Hundred Years of Solitude

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The Russian Arts Theater and Studio cordially invites you to The Rise And Fall Of Macondo, a theatrical performance inspired by Gabriel García Márquez's magnum opus One Hundred Years of Solitude. Staged by acclaimed director Aleksey Burago and featuring the studio ensemble, embark upon a magical and sleepless journey in South America and see the birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family.

*Performed in English

By Gabriel García Márquez

Stage Adaptation and Direction by Aleksey Burago

Starring: Jaime Carrillo, Michael Donaldson, Roman Freud, Kristina Korop, Alex Malyi, Luisa Menzen, Ariel Polanco, Paulo Quiros, Riccardo Ripani, Tom Schubert, Lana Stimmler, Desen Uygur, Oleksiy Varfolomiyev, Naira Zakaryan & Di Zhu.

Nov 1st to Nov 24th, 2019 at Pushkin Hall

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RETURNING FOR AN ENCORE RUN THIS DECEMBER!

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Returning for a limited time after a sold-out run, The Russian Arts Theater and Studio presents two gripping love stories by Russian émigré writers: Nobel Prize winner Ivan Bunin and the lesser-known yet captivating Nina Berberova.

Driven to exile following the revolution, former Russian aristocrats now find themselves isolated as new immigrants in Paris. Their new lives are spent battling sickness, searching for afforable apartments and waiting in pawn shops, Ivan Bunin's In Paris tells the brief and bittersweet encounter of an ex-general of the old imperial army and Olga Alexandrovna, a young woman now working as a waitress in a Russian restaurant. Upon a chance meeting, they momentarily find a sense of home in each other’s arms. In Nina Berberova's raw and searing The Waiter And The Slut, Tania Shabunina longs to find a wealthy man to take care of her, only to attract a former lieutenant now working as a waiter at an upscale restuarant. Living bitterly among ghosts of her past, Tania soon grows to hate her lover as her dream of "Parisian happiness' seem farther and farther out of reach.

In Paris by Ivan Bunin

The Waiter And The Slut by Nina Berberova

Adaptation by Fred Pezzulli

Directed by Aleksey Burago

Set Design by Natalia Danilova

Lighting Design by Nathan Rhoden

Featuring: Roman Freud, Luisa Menzen, Tom Schubert and Di Zhu

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