Anna Karenina: a riff
Russians in track suits play melodicas to an original, folk-punk score in this fresh adaptation of Anna Karenina. Set in 1880s Russia and dripping with Eastern European ennui, our comedic reimagining of the classic tale moves at the speed of a runaway train as it examines the consequences of female rebellion and its echoes today.
Louis Reyes McWilliams*
Michael Vitaly Sazonov*
*These actors are appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association. This production is an “Equity Approved Showcase”.
by Gwen Kingston
Created with Notch Theatre Company
Based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy
Directed by Ashley Teague
Music Composition by Will Turner, Teresa Lotz & Christie Baugher
Music Direction by Yan Li
Scenic and Costume Design by Susanne Houstle
Lighting Design by Megan Lang
Producer: Annie Middleton
Creative Producer: Marina Morrissey
Production Stage Manager: Jenny Kennedy*
Assistant Stage Manager: Julia Perez*
Casting by Eisenberg/Beans Casting
Marketing & Community Engagement: Jessica Kahkoska
Artwork: Rachel Birnbaum
Student and senior (65+) tickets for $20, based on availability and with a valid student ID.
**All tickets include an additional $2 Theater Restoration Fee, which keeps the lights on in our new digs.
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