Theatre at the Cinema: The Black Monk
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Presented by Stage Russia HD, and based on the short story by Anton Chekhov, The Black Monk tells the tragic tale of philosophy student Andrey Vasil’ich Kovrin.
On the verge of a nervous breakdown, Kovrin decides to visit his childhood friend Tanya Pesotsky at the estate of her father. As he and Tanya develop a relationsship and eventually marry, a black monk of legend begins appearing to Kovrin in visions. Though these hallucinations at first imbue the young man with joy and energy, they eventually lead to his ruin.
Kama Ginkas’ dramatization of Chekhov’s story for The Moscow Young Generation Theater has become a theatre sensation. The show hasView more
$23 Regular, $20 Coolidge Members and Seniors
290 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446