An evening with Adolf Shapiro

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Lost & Found Project in collaboration with Accent Theatre present:

An evening with Adolf Shapiro 

We invite you for a unique opportunity to meet the acclaimed, world known Russian theatre director, Adolf Shapiro on January 29th, 2016. Mr. Shapiro is currently directing his new production CHEKHOV.POSTSCRIPTUM in New York with Accent Theatre Production premiering on February 9th. During this event on Jan 29th he will talk about his rich directing and teaching career around the world and reflect on the current drama scene in Russia. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session.

*** In Russian with simultaneous translation

About Adolf Shapiro: 

For more than half a century, Mr. Shapiro has staged highly acclaimed productions across three continents. His legendary Cherry Orchard is the longest running production of that play, receiving sold-out performances at the Moscow Art Theater for more then ten years.

Adolf Shapiro was a student and successor of Maria Knebel, who was a student of Constantine Stanislavsky and Michael Chekhov. Shapiro has earned a worldwide reputation as a preeminent interpreter of Chekhov’s work and is presently an honorary doctor of acting/directing programs and workshops at several universities in Europe, Russia and the United States, including Harvard University, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Indianapolis and the University of Chicago.

Mr. Shapiro has been the recipient of numerous international awards, including the State Prize of Russian Federation, the Golden Mask Theater Award, the International Stanislavsky Theater Award, and the literature award for his book, When the Curtain Falls.

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