Brodsky / Baryshnikov (U.S. Premiere)
Directed by Alvis Hermanis
Performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov
Brodsky / Baryshnikov is a one-man show based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov. Conceived and directed by Alvis Hermanis, noted Latvian director of The New Riga Theatre, Brodsky / Baryshnikov is an emotional journey deep into the poet's visceral and complex compositions. Performed in Russian, Brodsky's mother tongue, Baryshnikov recites a selection of his long-time friend’s poignant and eloquent works. His subtle physicality transports the audience into Hermanis' reverent imagining of Brodsky's interior world.
Performed in Russian with English surtitles
English translation by Jamey Gambrell
Scenographer – Kristīne Jurjāne
Light Designer – Gleb Filshtinsky
Sound – Oļegs Novikovs, Gatis Builis
Light – Lauris Johansons
Video – Ineta Sipunova
Brodsky/Baryshnikov is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Blavatnik Family Foundation.
A co-production of The New Riga Theatre and Baryshnikov Productions.
The staging of Brodsky / Baryshnikov has been included in Boris and Ināra Teterev’s arts programme TÊTE-À-TÊTE 2015. For more information about the programme, please visit: www.TaT.lv.
Based on the poems of Joseph Brodsky
Copyright © 2015, The Estate of Joseph Brodsky
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