The Thirst of Hearts by Thomas McKechnie
Prince Andrey and Countess Natasha must wait one year before their marriage. Although it is intended as a spiritual test for both of them neither could know what that year would hold.
Adapted from one portion of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace by Soulpepper Academy writer Thomas McKechnie, The Thirst of Hearts is a story of proud aristocrats, rakish bachelors, near sighted philosophers and the loss and recapture of faith, hope, love.
Keywords: adaptation, Russian, love, faith, War and Peace, Tolstoy, Leo Tolstoy.
Year Printed: 2016
First Produced: 2015 at Soulpepper Theatre, Toronto, ON.
Running TIme: 90 minutes
Male Cast: 4
Female Cast: 4