Brodsky/Baryshnikov (2017)
3-7 May 2017 Apollo Theatre, London
Brodsky/Baryshnikov is a one-man show based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky, performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov. Conceived and directed by Alvis Hermanis, noted Latvian director of The New Riga Theatre, Brodsky/Baryshnikov is an emotional journey deep into the poet's visceral and complex compositions.

Performed in Russian, Brodsky's mother tongue, Baryshnikov recites a selection of his long-time friend's poignant and eloquent works. His subtle physicality transports the audience into Hermanis' moving depiction of Brodsky's interior world.

Performed in Russian with English subtitles English translation by Jamey Gambrell

Running Time: 90 mins no interval