3 Ratings
4.67
Language
English
Category
Lyric Poetry & Drama
Length
1T 29min

The bureaucratic nightmare of Soviet housing and one family's attempt to "exchange" its tiny Moscow apartment for a larger one. Translated and adapted by playwright Michael Frayn from the novella by the respected Russian writer Yuri Trifonov.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:

Ian Abercrombie as Viktor's Father
Rosalind Ayres as Lena
Sharon Bamber as Aunt Ahenya
Joyce Blair as Viktor's Mother
Barbara Bosson as Lora
Peter A. Jacobs as Kalugin/Felix
Martin Jarvis as Viktor
Zosukuma Kunene as Alik
Anna Sophie Loewenberg as Natashka
Vonetta McGee as Tanya
Marian Mercer as Lena's Mother
Robin Goodrin Nordli as Factory Director/Funeral Orator
William Palmieri as Snitkin/Others
John Randolph as Viktor's Grandfather
Melissa Smigley as Marina/Girl Next Door
Malachi Throne as Lena's Father

Directed by Robert Robinson. Recorded before a live audience at the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, Santa Monica in April of 1992.

© 2012 L.A. Theatre Works (Audiobook) ISBN: 9781580818575 Translator: Michael Frayn