Theater's 13 saviors

  • 1999-04-01
  • Katya Cengel
Riga's new Russian theater group gave its first performance without any actors. Katya Cengel reports on the director and his odd idea.Seven women dressed in red and black flowing dresses stand frozen on the stage. A loud Gypsy Kings song erupts from the speakers and the women begin to talk, in Russian. A woman who speaks Russian and has dyed blonde hair is not the only unusual thing about the play. The play has no actors. The only male presence is that of Pepe, and he is simply a name, a place holder that could easily be Jose or Emil."Nobody actually believes me that it is possible to deal ...
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