Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia
Starring Vladimir Simonov, Viktor Sukhorukov, Aleksei Guskov, Yulia Rutberg, Grigory Antipenko, Viktor Dobronravov
After its sold-out 2014 run of Eugene Onegin, Cherry Orcharf Festilal brings back the Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia to City Center with a new theatrical masterpiece. Smile at Us, Oh Lord! tells the tragicomic story of a "little man" who remains vehemently opposed to wrongdoing even as the world around him crumbles. Based on the novels of Lithuanian-born Israeli writer Grigory Kanovich, Smile at Us, Oh Lord! a poetic new look at the fate that befell Jewish people around the world in the first half of the 20th century.
In Russian with English subtitles.