Last Reading of 2012-13: Join ARC for PLAYING THE VICTIM by the Presnyakov Brothers

“The JAPANESE WOMAN WITH A MYSTERIOUS PAST pours some sake for the INSPECTOR, and he drinks…”
Join The Actors Reparatory Company for the third and final instalment of the 2012/2013 Theatre Foreplay Reading Series as they present Playing the Victim by the Presnyakov Brothers.
This mad, dark and very funny Russian ensemble piece follows Valya, a 30-something do-nothing university drop-out who goes to the police seeking a very peculiar job. In a sidelong effort to confront his own death anxiety, he asks to play the victim in police reconstructions of murder scenes. In this absurdist comedy, Russian theatre luminaries Oleg & Vladimir Presnyakov examine the violence and brutality of contemporary life through a veil of cool, sardonic wit – and the blackest humour.
Don’t miss your opportunity to hear a staged reading of this post-soviet gem – never before produced in Canada. And don’t forget about ARC’s production of BEA by Mick Gordon (UK) and directed by Aleksander Lukac coming this May!
The details:
PLAYING THE VICTIM by the Presnyakov Brothers (RUSSIA)
Directed by Soheil Parsa
Performed by ???
Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
The Winchester Kitchen & Bar  (51 Winchester Street)
Admission is PWYC
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