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Realists  | Open: 05/11/13 Close: 05/25/13
Serbian playwright Jelena Kajgo (Director, Bitef Festival and Theatre) presents a super-charged, hyper-real world where five people – a psychiatrist locked in a love triangle with two of his patients, and another super successful couple -- struggle with modernity, money and power in a newly fashioned capitalist culture.  Whether it’s romance or a job, everything is up for grabs and usually goes to the highest bidder. Realists skewers American-style capitalism and its encroachment on Serbian daily life amidst the global financial crisis. The characters in Realists feel the sting of a changing worldwide economy, and the uncertainty of a society losing its traditional footing.

This world premiere production of Realists will feature two of Serbia's most popular actors -- Uliks Fehmiu and Jelena Stupljanin -- alongside some of America's best talent -- Kevin Hogan (Impossible Marriage with Holly Hunter), Sean Meehan (Mourning Becomes Electra, The New Group) and Samantha Soule (Dinner at Eight, Lincoln Center).

Producer: Lanie Zipoy
Scenic Design: Stephen Dobay
Costume Design: Marija Plavsic Kostic
Lighting Design: Driscoll Otto
Sound Design: Janie Bullard
Assistant Director: James Patrick Gittins