Odessa Stories

Odessa's gangsters rise and fall.

Wed 29 Nov 2017 to Sat 2 Dec 2017

Odessa Stories


Produced and presented by Xameleon Theatre

Hosted by The Cockpit

Xameleon Theatre  presents"Odessa stories", a stage adaptation of Isaac Babel's selected stories. 

Following the success of A Dog’s Heart by Bulgakov, Xameleon Theatre continues its Russian Revolution season with a show exploring the dark and fascinating world of Odessa's gangsters.

The Russian Revolution and the civil war that followed were disastrous events in the lives of millions. The society was split apart and the gap was getting wider and deeper every day. Some people were able to find a place in the new world, others were recognised as 'needless' and 'undesirable'.

Isaac Babel witnessed and beautifully described The 'Knights of Moldavanka', the romantic thugs, all the beggars, small-time businessmen and smugglers that played an essential part in Odessa's Jewish community at the time. Could they fit in or did they become unwanted strangers, aliens in this new world? Explore Babel's magical world with Xameleon Theatre's new production featuring live music and strong ensemble led by Moscow Arts Theatre actor Alexey Shedko.

Performed in Russian with English subtitles. Duration - 2 hours 15 min (with interval)

Performed by Alexey Shedko, Oleg Sidorchik, Alexey Averkin, Vlada Lemeshevska and Irina Kara. Musician on stage - Konstantin Lapshin.
Directed by Konstantin Kamenski
Produced by Vlada Lemeshevska

More information about Xameleon Theatre available on www.xameleontheatre.com
Wednesday 29th November to Saturday 2nd December - 7:30pm
Plus a matinee on Saturday 2nd December - 3:

Early Bird: £18 / Full price: £22 / Concessions: £18
Early birds tickets until 22nd October