DATE AND VENUE
29, 30.05.1996, 18.30, Talimhane
5TH STREET THEATRE, ANTALYA
- Adapted to stage from Venedikt Yerofeev’s novel: Stephen Mulrine
- Directed by: Mustafa Avkıran
This one-man play was staged in the Fringe of 1994 Edinburgh Festival for the first time the and eminent actor Tom Courtney became a great success in the part of Venedikt. “Moscow Stations” was later staged in London and New York. Novelist Venedikt Yerofeev’s father died in one of Stalin’s camps. He himself died from a throat cancer, aged 52. In this play about a trip on the Moscow Underground, Payidar Tüfekçioğlu, tells the story of a drunken sage, or a man who was devoted his whole life to alcohol. Scenes from a stormy life of a man with all his weaknesses, his spiritual wealth, his quest for the love and freedom and his run fort he light. Is it Venya’s life? No. It’s Russia’s as well...