- Feb 23, 2019
Smile Upon Us, Lord
Vakhtangov Theatre, Moscow: Rimas Tuminas’ adaptation of two novels by fellow Lithuanian, Grigory Kanovich, is a dreamy, ruminative, comedic road trip, centering around the parlous fortunes of Eastern European Jews at the start of the 20th century. A period piece that carries a modern conscious, Smile Upon Us, Lord is a Becket-like “Waiting for Jehovah” that has garnered rave reviews during its recent runs in both London and New York, and promises to be just as memorable on the big screen. Featuring three towering figures from the Russian stage, Viktor Sukhorukov, Aleksei Guskov, and Vladimir Simonov.
Presented in Russian with English subtitles.
3h10m / 1 intermission
Tickets: TSL Members $12.50 / Students $10 / General $15