Melville Library Author Series: The Modern Russian Theater

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 at 12:45 p.m.

Melville Library Author Series: The Modern Russian Theater: A Literary and Cultural History featuring Nicholas Rzhevsky, Professor and Chair, Department of European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.

Program: This comprehensive and original survey of Russian theater in the 20 th and 21 st centuries encompasses the major productions of directors that drew from Russian and world literature. It is the result of more than two decades of research and the author’s professional experience working with the Russian director Yuri Liubimov. The book traces the transformation of literary works into the brilliant stagecraft that characterizes Russian theater.

Location: Javits Room (2nd floor of the Melville Library)

Sponsor: University Libraries.

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