January 11 + 13, 2018
8:00 PM
January 12, 2018
4:30 PM — Talkback with Bob Sandberg follows this performance
January 14, 2018
1:00 PM
Whitman College Class of 1970 Theatre
FREE tickets required

In Russia 1911, Anna Akhmatova and Marina Tsvetaeva, two young poets, begin their careers performing in the cafes of Imperial Russia. As the 20th century unfolds, their relationship evolves through a series of poems, letters, and dreams in this new play researched and written by senior Fiona Bell ’18. Directed by Jhor van der Horst ’19. A talkback with theater professor Bob Sandberg will follow the January 12 performance.

Free and open to the public; tickets are required and are available in advance starting January 8 through University Ticketing or at the door on the night of performances.



Explore photographs documenting Fiona Bell’s travels to St. Petersburg and excerpts from her research sketchbooks …


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The Class of 1970 Theatre is located in Whitman College on the University campus. To access the theater on foot, enter Whitman College from Elm Drive. From the Guggenheim Gallery, follow the hallway to your right and use the ramp to enter the theater.

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