Lincoln Center Festival presents a new version of the classic story - by renowned Russian company Theatre of Nations - of an ill-fated romance between a well-born young woman and a household servant. More…
Set in present-day Russia, and starring two of the country's leading actors, this story of a "modern woman" tells of a decaying aristocrat's privileged daughter who sabotages her own future by dallying with her father's valet. The play is performed in Russian with English supertitles.
See it if The acting is excellent and it is well directed but so stupidly changed in venue completely destroying Strindberg's play.
Don't see it if If one likes graphic sexual scenes and a complete change from Strindberg's original script.
See it if ...If you appreciate great acting. Acting is outstanding.
Don't see it if ...a very slow, tortured love story is not your thing. Play could be 30 minutes shorter and nothing would be left out.