Cheek by Jowl + Pushkin Theatre, Moscow's

Measure for Measure

January 27 - 31, 2016

at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

A World's Stage Production from Russia
by William Shakespeare
directed by Declan Donnellan
designed by Nick Ormerod

Alexander Arsentyev

The Duke

In 1994, Mr. Arsentyev enrolled at Moscow Art Theatre School. After graduating, he joined the company of the Moscow Art Theatre. His debut on the professional stage was as Albert in Pushkin's Little Tragedies. He has been acting with the Pushkin Theatre since 2001. His first part in the company was as Mercutio in Roman Kozak's Romeo and Juliet. Since then he has played Karandishev in Without a Dowry, Brunello in Nights of Cabiria, Tito Merelli in Lend Me a Tenor and Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing. Mr. Arsentyev is starring in Evgeny Pisarev's recent production of the Marriage of Figaro as Count Almaviva. He has worked with Declan Donnellan previously, playing the part of Orsino in Twelfth Night.

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