[31-01-2005] K. I. from'Crime' Press Conference
Kama Ginkas and Oksana Mysina will host a press conference at the New Generation Theater (TYuZ) in Moscow on Friday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. They will discuss the month-long New York run of K. I. from'Crime' which concluded on Jan. 30. Journalists interested in attending the press conference should call the theater at 299-4961.
[25-01-2005] K. I. Run Stretches into Second Half
The New York City run of Kama Ginkas's production of K. I. from'Crime', starring Oksana Mysina, entered its final two weeks on Jan. 19. The waiting list for people to get into the sold-out shows is filled for days in advance. Meanwhile, the show has baffled, irritated, delighted and stunned the critics. The New York Times, one of whose critics dismissed the show as a rude, foreign attack on spectators in the first week of the run, had to come back and give the show a second look when audience demand remained so high. On Jan. 22, Another critic wrote this in a rare second review: «The magical Oksana Mysina, who plays Katerina, has the mobile face of a clown. You can read the history of a certain kind of woman in that face…. Ms. Mysina's Katerina embodies a terrible kind of female desperation: the arrogant good manners that give way to hysteria, the sentimentality about your children alongside utter selfishness toward them. This kind of vehement clarity gives foreign-language performance its universal power.» To see a review from the New Yorker magazine, click on Oksana's page and scroll down to the article archive.
[13-01-2005] K. I. from Crime in New York City
Oksana Mysina has opened a month-long run of K. I. from 'Crime' in New York City. Previews began January 5 and the official premiere took place January 10. The run, which continues through January 30, was sold out befor it began and is attracting a great deal of attention in the press and the theater world. Spectators are coming from all over the United States to see this famous production by Kama Ginkas which is being produced in New York by the New Generation Theater and the Foundry Theatre. The newspaper Newsday wrote: Mysina gives a spontaneous, volatile performance, swinging unpredictably from girlish vulnerability to deluded haughtiness to shrieking rage. The Village Voice wrote about Oksana: If anyone could raise the dead, this powerhouse actress would be a good bet. Her whole being is a worldview under siege: She's innocence careening into existentialism, an angel on a puppet string. Pippi Longstocking waiting for Godot.
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