This play unveils one of Russia's most controversial poets of the twentieth century, Marina Tsvetaeva, one of the many Russian Jewish poets who were persecuted by the communist regime. Set in the poet's final days in 1941, the play portrays a poetic soul in search of spiritual and artistic liberty in the face of political and personal turmoil and oppression.Tsvetaeva's poetry and letters form the basis for the play which has been performed in Europe and NYC as well as in Moscow. Award-winning director, playwright, screenwriter and poet, Sophia Romma is the Producing Artistic Director of The O'Neill Film and Theatrical Foundation. [Women Celebrating Women Series]
At the Montauk Library, free and open to the public.