June 15-17, 2012

Chulpan Khamatova in the new production of “Poor Liza” by The State Theatre of Nations ( Moscow, Russia)

June 15-17, 2012
BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, New York
The John Hancock Hall, Boston, Massachusetts

US Premiere! Chulpan Khamatova in the new production of ” Poor Liza”
“Poor Liza” is a classic love story by Nikolay Karamzin about seduction, betrayal and social conflict that found its new life with the contemporary production by The State Theatre of Nations( Russia) featuring Russia’s renowned actress Chulpan Khamatova and leading soloist of the Bolshoi Theater Andrey Merkuriev.

“Poor Liza is an original, stimulating, and powerful work of dance theatre. “– The Moscow Times

In “Poor Liza,” choreographer and stage director Alla Sigalova and composer Leonid Desyatnikov present a new, modern take on Russian classic Nikolay Karamzin’s 18th century love story about seduction, betrayal and social conflict. Showing the immortality and transcendence of these themes through generations, this contemporary rendition features Chulpan Khamatova, one of the most talented and renowned Russian actresses of today, and Andrey Merkuriev, the leading soloist of the legendary Bolshoi Theater. Together, through the combination of theatre and dance, this celebrated team pushes the limits of both in a production by The State Theatre of Nations, Russia.

Liza: Chulpan Khamatova

Erast: Andrey Merkuriev

Music by Leonid Desyatnikov

Choreographer & Stage Director Alla Sigalova

Set designer Nikolai Simonov

Musical director Alexey Goribol

Venue: BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center

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