Off Nevsky Prospekt: St Petersburg's Theatre Studios in the 1980s and 1990s

by Elena Markova
Editor Elena Markova

Routledge | August 1, 1998 | Trade Paperback

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Off Nevsky Prospektis the first study to be published in English of the exceptionally rich and diverse theatre studio movement which has flourished in St Petersburg during the 1980s and ''90s.
Professor Markova charts the development of the theatre studios - from their beginnings as a reaction to the repressive atmosphere of the Soviet period and through the "theatre bacchanalia" of the Perestroika years. She then surveys today''s vibrant scene, with analyses of key productions and interviews with many of the central figures, and describes how theatre studios have subverted the conventions of the past to create a new dialogue with the changing society from which their audience is drawn.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 126 pages, 9 × 6.1 × 0.3 in

Published: August 1, 1998

Publisher: Routledge

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 9057021358

ISBN - 13: 9789057021350

Found in: History and Criticism, History and Criticism

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Off Nevsky Prospekt: St Petersburg's Theatre Studios in the 1980s and 1990s

by Elena Markova
Editor Elena Markova

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 126 pages, 9 × 6.1 × 0.3 in

Published: August 1, 1998

Publisher: Routledge

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 9057021358

ISBN - 13: 9789057021350

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Off Nevsky Prospekt is the first study to be published in English of the exceptionally rich and diverse theatre studio movement which has flourished in St Petersburg during the 1980s and '90s.
Professor Markova charts the development of the theatre studios - from their beginnings as a reaction to the repressive atmosphere of the Soviet period and through the "theatre bacchanalia" of the Perestroika years. She then surveys today's vibrant scene, with analyses of key productions and interviews with many of the central figures, and describes how theatre studios have subverted the conventions of the past to create a new dialogue with the changing society from which their audience is drawn.

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Off Nevsky Prospektis the first study to be published in English of the exceptionally rich and diverse theatre studio movement which has flourished in St Petersburg during the 1980s and ''90s.
Professor Markova charts the development of the theatre studios - from their beginnings as a reaction to the repressive atmosphere of the Soviet period and through the "theatre bacchanalia" of the Perestroika years. She then surveys today''s vibrant scene, with analyses of key productions and interviews with many of the central figures, and describes how theatre studios have subverted the conventions of the past to create a new dialogue with the changing society from which their audience is drawn.