Synopsis

Realism

$19.99

Paul Galloway

Published by Currency Press

6 Male 3 Female

It's Summer, 1939 and a small Moscow theatre company begins rehearsals of a new play to commemorate Stalin's sixtieth birthday

It's a tough gig, because for Soviet artists working towards the Radiant Future the old showbiz maxim 'the show must go on' is an order you can't refuse

Another opening, another show trial!

Realism is a comedy of nerves, a backstage farce set in a pressure cooker

It's about the spirit that makes art live and the forces that want to crush it

Winner of the 2007 Wal Cherry Award for Best New Play

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