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Zoya's Apartment - Full Length Play, Comedy

Zoya's Apartment

Frank Dwyer, Nicholas Saunders, Mikhail Bulgakov

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Full Length Play, Comedy

6m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573692857

"A satire about survival in the Soviet bureaucratic Eden. Now that Eden is breaking into a million pieces, the play again has a certain relevance." - The New York Post

"An astute observation of human ingenuity in conflict with clumsil…

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Full Length Play

Comedy

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This famous play by the noted Russian playwright was given its New York premiere at Circle in the Square. The apartment is a brothel in Moscow and Zoya is the brassy madam, indefatigable in her desire to leave Soviet society behind and emigrate to Paris. The brothel's front is that of a dressmaking shop and her girls are "models." Mayhem ensues when the police raid one of Zoya's "fashion shows," trashing the apartment. Now, she really must leave.
"A satire about survival in the Soviet bureaucratic Eden. Now that Eden is breaking into a million pieces, the play again has a certain relevance." - The New York Post

"An astute observation of human ingenuity in conflict with clumsily determined bureaucracy, - Zoya's Apartment "runs a course from broad farce to lethal melodrama." - The Christian Science Monitor

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6m, 3f

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Frank Dwyer

Frank Dwyer

Frank Dwyer is a poet, playwright, director, actor, and translator. His play, The Affliction of Glory: A Comedy About Tragedy, was commissioned by the J. Paul Getty Museum and premiered at the Getty Center in a joint production with the Mark Taper Forum. With his collaborator, the late Nicholas Saunders, Mr. Dwyer has translated 20 Russian plays, including the five major works and most of the ... view full profile

Nicholas Saunders

Nicholas Saunders

Nicholas Saunders had a distinguished career as a stage and television actor, and a parallel career at Voice of America, where he began in 1947 as a Russian-Language announcer, and at Radio Liberty, where he rose to be the Production and Presentation Manager of the Russian Department. In his early seventies he began another career, translating Russian plays into English with his collaborator, ... view full profile

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