A powerful and suspenseful drama, RUSSIAN TRANSPORT follows an immigrant Russian family struggling to survive in Brooklyn, New York. Fishy Productions, in association with Darlinghurst Theatre Company, is thrilled to be bringing RUSSIAN TRANSPORT to the Eternity Playhouse in March for its Australian Premiere. Continue reading RUSSIAN TRANSPORT COMING TO THE ETERNITY PLAYHOUSE
This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the first production of this landmark Australian play. While Sport For Jove’s production, as co- directed by Damien Ryan and Samantha Young, has some terrific segments, it a little uneven, mainly in the first half, where the acting, at times, seemed a little forced.
The staging was excellent – Lucilla Smith’s set design was very impressive – lyrical and simple, featuring a stage partially raked and there was a very effective use of light drapes which were sometimes tied back.
Ben Brockman’s lighting was vibrantly atmospheric. The storm scene towards the end of the first act was very well done, and a little reminiscent of Philippe Genty in style.
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