This summer, critically acclaimed Russian director Aleksey Burago and The Russian Arts Theater and Studio continues its 2015-2016 season with Fyodor Dostoevsky's magnum opus Crime and Punishment, newly adapted for the stage and featuring an international ensemble of fourteen actors. Don't miss the world premiere at the West End Theater in New York City!
In the hot slums of St. Petersburg lives Raskolnikov, a former student struggling with debt and disillusionment. Believing himself to be a superior man, he soon executes a plan to kill and rob an old pawnbroker, arguing that her money can be used for good deeds, while ridding the world of a worthless parasite. However, as the growing voice of his conscience sets in, Raskolnikov soon finds the noose of his own guilt tightening around his neck. This July, embark upon a journey into the mind of a killer and his search for redemption as The Russian Arts Theater and Studio brings to life one of the most sensational novels of all time.
*Please note July 19th, July 20th and July 21st are Preview Nights!*
Crime and Punishment
Written by: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Directed by: Aleksey Burago
Adapted by: Di Zhu
Featuring: Charles Anderson, Jason Ballew, Georgina Bates, Jim Boerlin, Michael Donaldson, Toni Goldman, Perikles Mandinga, Luisa Menzen, Ariel Polanco, Danijela Popovic, Flavio Romeo, David A. Russell, Ingrid Wheatley and Di Zhu.