Seams by Polly Phokeev
An old Russian woman’s confrontations with her youth as a seamstress in Soviet Moscow weave through the lives of costume-makers working in a theatre during the fall of 1939. A series of love and hate stories emerge from the dust as we witness the unfolding pieces of a past she has struggled to forget.
Seams is a play for anyone with ancestors, for a country born of immigrants, and for a community made of quilted-together culture.
Keywords: Russia, Stalin, Moscow, 1930s, Women, Lesbian, Aging, Guilt, Immigration
Running Time: 80 minutes
Male Cast: 1
Female Cast: 6
Suitable for School Productions: Students age 12+