Monthly Archives: May 2011

Bitter Fruits of the Fern

This afternoon, Naberezhnye Chelny’s Tatar theater came to Kamal’s small stage with their performance of Rawil Sabyr’s Bitter Fruits of the Fern, a play that treats some of the most difficult and some of the most frequently discussed topics in Russian … Continue reading

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Flop-Eared Ilyuk

The Nauruz Festival kicked off this morning with the Chuvash State Puppet Theater’s Flop-Eared Ilyuk, the tale of a young elephant’s adventures as he makes the long journey from his home and loving parents in India to the far-off land of Chuvashia, where … Continue reading

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Нәүрүз-2011: Five Days, Thirty-Three Plays, Fifteen Languages

Kazan’s stages again welcome the biennial Nauruz International Theater Festival of Turkic Peoples, which opens tomorrow, Monday, May 30 and runs through Friday, June 3. In just four days, theater troupes from across the Turkic world will perform 33 plays … Continue reading

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