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German Actors Replace Water With Vodka For Play About Drinking: Hilarity Ensues

moscow-to-the-end-of-the-lineTO the performance of Moscow To the End of the Line, a satirical 1970 novel by the late Russian author Venedikt Erofeev, at Frankfurt’s upmarket Schauspielhaus theatre.

For the show, in the interests of authenticity, four actors – “as an experiment” – substitute the on-stage water to real vodka. The play features a “crazy depiction of one of the most famous alcoholic benders in world literature“.

Torben Kessler, Michael Abendroth, Marc Oliver Schulze and Oliver Kraushaar are slaves to their art. They drink and drink and drink.

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Posted: 29th, January 2010 | In: Strange But True | Comment