An extraordinary and disturbing play about post-Communist Russia by a young Siberian-born writer.
Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright
Anti-Booker Prize, Moscow
In a faceless city in the depths of present-day Russia a young boy dies. Women in the street are drunk, fight and demand sex. Maksim, a schoolboy, makes his way through this urban hell. His only retreat is into a private world moulded by himself, out of which springs a final act of reckless courage.
'Watching this impressive and disturbing howl of a play by the young Russian writer, Vassily Sigarev, is like taking a walk through a rough, druggy London scene after closing time... it has flashes of almost comic grotesquery, vividly communicates an alarming sense of contemporary urban Russia on the verge of anarchy and breakdown' - Evening Standard
'This extraordinary play lasts only 75 minutes, but watching Dominic Cooke's brilliant production you feel you have been to hell and back. Plasticine offers a nightmarish trip to the lower depths of contemporary Russia, and the sheer power of the staging leaves you reeling' - Daily Telegraph
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|Size: ||679 KB|
|Publisher: ||Nick Hern Books|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781780018119 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|