Adapting Pushkin

A Pre-Show Chat
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 - 6:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Off-campus address: 
National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street
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Yana Meerzon
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Adapting Pushkin - The Text and its Mutations

A Pre-show chat


Prof. Dana Dragunoiu (Dept. of English, Carleton University)

Prof. Yana Meerzon (Dept. of Theatre, University of Ottawa)

Prof. Natalia Vesselova (Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Ottawa)

NAC English Theatre Artist-in-Residence Sarah Waisvisz brings together local experts for a dynamic conversation that will enrich our experience of Onegin.  This Pre-Show Chat will shed light on the context, urgency, and relevance of Alexander Pushkin’s original work Eugene Onegin as well as Tchaikovsky’s opera by the same name.  The panelists will also discuss the challenging work of adapting a novel in verse for the stage.

DATE:  Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 (preceding the performance of Onegin)

TIME:  6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

VENUE:  National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Susan Glass and & Arni Thorsteinson Staircase (Elgin St. entrance)