In this loose adaptation of the first postmodern Russian novel by Venedik Yerofeyev, poet-drunkard Vienya traverses Moscow in an attempt to catch a train to visit his beloved in the distant suburb of Petuskhi. More…
Along the way, he is haunted by fantastic visions, and two mysterious women, seemingly determined to frustrate his plans. In the tradition of anti-theater and the works The Living Theater, Bread and Puppet, and Grotowski, "All Roads" rejects naturalistic forms of storytelling. Instead, a sequence of maniacal fever dreams explore Soviet life through the lens of Vienya’s troubled mind. The show was produced in a developmental run last spring.
See it if Don't; needs too much work. More than just desire is needed to create political theatre of any kind. This may aspire but as is is nonsense.
Don't see it if You're a fan of Tadeusz Kantor, Jerzy Grotowski or Polish theatre in general; this effort doesn't come remotely close, even in spirit.