In Stalin’s Russia, the great poet Anna Ahkmatova is forbidden to write. In a future, denatured world, a young woman, Rachel, searches for what is missing in her life. In her world, a ‘poet’ means one who researches poetry in the archives, and Rachel becomes a dispossessed Akhmatova. When the literary archives, which are seldom accessed any more, are about to be switched off and the “poets” de-listed, Rachel risks her life to save the poetry archives for future generations.
There will be 2 p.m. matinee performances on 14, 15, and 21 September as well as the nighttime ones.
Tickets: https://canberrarep.org.au/content/book-online-choose-performance?ID=19TW; (02) 6257 1950; or at the door.
Wed Sep 18
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm