Monday, October 24, 2011
Baryshnikov to appear in Russian play in Israel
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Russian dancer and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov is the leading performer in a theater production called "In Paris," scheduled to play in Israel next month,
The play is based on a 1940 short story by Russian writer Ivan Bunin. The production will be performed in Russian with Hebrew translation at Tel Aviv's Suzanne Dellal Center for Dance and Theater.
Baryshnikov , 63, is considered to be one of the greatest ballet dancers of the 20th century and has also enjoyed an extensive acting career. He made his first film debut in the 1977 film The Turning Point.