The War Hasn’t Yet Started by Mikhail Durnenkov

Sputnik is delighted that one of the four plays presented at Power, Politics and Performance in January 2016 is being produced by Theatre Royal Plymouth from 10 January – 20 February at Southwark Playhouse as part of a double-bill called “Strange Plays from the West Country: Two New Plays in Rep”.

This follows the highly successful production at Plymouth in 2016.

This production is directed by Gordon Anderson and translated by Noah Birksted-Breen.

It is produced by Theatre Royal Plymouth. Tickets can be booked by clicking this link.

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    Sputnik is a British theatre company dedicated to sourcing, translating and producing new Russian drama for British audiences.

    There are several strands to Sputnik's work including:
    - producing new Russian plays in the UK
    - programming and organising the Russian Theatre Festival in London
    - developing Russian playwriting through commissions and exchanges
    - outreach work bringing drama to disadvantaged young people
    - cultural events with Russian literature and music

    Why Russia?
    Russia has a history of theatrical innovation. Russian playwrights have played a significant role in shaping modern European theatre.

    Contemporary playwriting in Russia has been going through an important and innovative period since 1991 with a prolific output by predominantly young dramatists.

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