WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Ilia Volok's reimagined one-man show garnered enormous praise during its West Coast tour and garnered great success during its East Coast tryout at New York's Beckman Theatre that this cutting-edge play will now open 2018 off-Broadway.
Poprishchin, a low-ranking civil servant, yearns to be noticed by the beautiful daughter of a senior official, but she never does. Slowly, yearning becomes obsession and then insanity. As his mind unravels, we see, unfolding in front of our eyes, a timely parable of class wars, the quest for individuality, and the pervasive indifference for the common person.