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Gusev, by Anton Chekhov, adapted and directed by Graham Schmidt

Presented by Breaking String Theatre at Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin TX

Aug 13 - 29 2015
Gusev, by Anton Chekhov, adapted and directed by Graham Schmidt

Gusev tells the story of a young army private, recently discharged, on a voyage home from his posting in Siberian coast. Infected with tuberculosis, Gusev drifts in and out of consciousness, experiencing poignant dreams of domestic idylls, and terrifying nightmares just as primal and powerful as the powerful ocean, whose rolling waves and abyssal depths lurk just beyond the ship’s hull.

Gusev marks Breaking String Theater’s first collaboration with noted choreographer Erica Gionfriddo,

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TICKETS: General Admission: $15 – 30, Sliding scale

Student rush tickets released 10 minutes before curtain for all performances: $10


Contact: 512-761-3247


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Additional time info:

Industry Night Monday Aug. 24 – Artists pay-what-you-can; Wednesday Performance Aug. 26 – (Pay-what-you-can); Talk-back Saturday, Aug. 20 following the performance

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Salvage Vanguard Theater

2803 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78722

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