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Take out the Rubbish, Sasha
Written by Natal’ya Vorozhbit (Ukraine) & translated by Sasha Dugdale
In Kiev, Katya and Oksana prepare a funeral meal for their beloved husband, stepfather and Army colonel Sasha. But he isn’t going without a fight. The women in his life and the country need him.
Natal’ya Vorozhbit was born in Kiev, Ukraine and studied at the Moscow Literary Institute. Her plays Demons and Galka Motalka have been staged in Moscow and at the National Theatre of Latvia. The Khomenko Family Chronicles, a joint commission from the Royal Court Theatre, London and the BBC World Service was staged as part of the Royal Court’s International Season in 2007. In 2009 the Royal Shakespeare Company produced her play Grain Store as part of the RSC’s Revolutions project. In 2015, Take the Rubbish Out was produced by the National Theatre of Scotland and is currently nominated for the “Golden Mask” Award in Russia. At the moment Natal’ya is under commission to the Royal Court Theatre, London.
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