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Belarus Free Theatre's

Minsk 2011,
A Reply to
Kathy Acker

January 30

February 3, 2013

Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare

A World’s Stage Production from Belarus

At the end, we applaud. In Minsk, that would be enough to get us all arrested...

The Guardian (UK)

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The Play

Belarus Free Theatre returns to Chicago following its widely acclaimed 2011 production of Being Harold Pinter. Now, one of the world’s most provocative and inspiring companies presents a new work that laments for the city that has lost its way, pining for a beloved home that has turned ugly, and for a people who cannot express themselves within a sexually repressive society. Belarus Free Theatre was founded in 2005 in Europe’s last surviving dictatorship, and is one of the most outspoken critics of Belarus’ totaliarian regime. Despite the loss of jobs, freedom and home, the company continues to develop award-winning work with the support of artists and theater companies around the world.

 

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Gallery: Minsk, 2011: A Reply to Kathy Acker

 

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Critical Acclaim

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