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The Russian Play and Other Short Works by Hannah Moscovitch

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USSR:

Through a Russian émigré's struggle with Canadian culture, USSR explores the impact of the collapse of the Soviet Union on the lives of Russian women. USSR offers a complex portrait of the "Natashas" - Russian mail order brides - who trade love for the dream of first world security.

Year Printed: 2008
First Produced: 2007 at Harbourfront Centre / Theatre Crisis, Toronto, ON.
Acts: 1
Female Cast: 1

Mexico City:

Can a vacation to Mexico salvage a failing marriage? Mexico City is a satiric romance that explores tourism as voyeurism and the battle of the sexes.

Year Printed: 2008
First Produced: 2007 at Summer Works Theatre Festival, Toronto, ON.
Running TIme: 20 minutes
Acts: 1
Male Cast: 1
Female Cast: 1
Anthology: The Russian Play and Other Short Works

Essay:

When a teaching assistant at a leading university rejects his female student's essay proposal, he finds himself locked in a conflict of language, sex and power. Essay ventures into the highly charged realm of gender and classroom politics, and explores the limits of inclusion.

Year Printed: 2008
First Produced: 2008 at Factory Theatre, Toronto, ON.
Running TIme: 55 minutes
Acts: 1
Male Cast: 2
Female Cast: 1

The Russian Play:

Set in Stalinist Russia, The Russian Play tells the story of Sonya, a young flower-shop girl from the small town of Vladekstov, who falls in love with a gravedigger named Piotr. The Russian Play is a bittersweet ode to the dangerous joys of love.

Year Printed: 2008
First Produced: January 2008 by Factory Theatre, Toronto, ON
Running TIme: 45 minutes
Acts: 1
Male Cast: 2
Female Cast: 1
Other Cast: 1
Anthology: The Russian Play and Other Short Works.