Lev Dodin, Artistic Director of the remarkable and acclaimed Russian ensemble the Maly Drama Theatre of St. Petersburg, is considered by many to be amongst the greatest theatre directors in the world. Journey Without End is the first publication of his writings in English. The collection includes Dodin s articles, memoirs and lectures that offer a rare insight into his work, professional relationships and views on theatre.
Journey Without End includes two unique transcripts. One is a recording of Dodin s workshop with theatre directors at the Seminar of the Union of the Theatres of Europe. The second, Platonov Observed: Rehearsal Notes covers the first period of the creation of the world acclaimed production of Chekho s play, giving the reader direct access to Dodin s directorial style.
Including a Foreword by Peter Brook, Journey Without End bears testament to an extraordinary practitioner and writer whose views span from politics to art, history, religion and social change, evoking the spirit and passion of a lifelong dedication to theatre.
Lev Dodin is a recipient of Laurence Olivier Award 1988; UBU Italian Prize 1994; Abbiati Italian Critics Award 1998, Golden Mask National Award 1997,1999, 2004; European Theatre Award 2000.