Burlington-Yaroslavl Sister City Program "Days of Russian Culture"
04/18/2017 - 04/24/2017
From April 18-24, the Burlington Yaroslavl Sister City (BYSC) program will host a delegation from Yaroslavl, Russia, celebrating the “Days of Russian Culture” and continuing a long tradition of cultural exchange the two cities. The group will consist of a 16-member theater troupe, here to put on two performances of Chekhov’s Cherry Orchard, three officials from the local government of Yaroslavl and the chair of the Russian American Friendship Association.
The Atmosphere Theater Troupe will give a full performance of The Cherry Orchard at Burlington High School on April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Russian with English subtitles. The performance will be free and open to the public. A more intimate reading of The Cherry Orchard will take place at Middlebury College on April 21 at 7 p.m. in Chateau 005 in Russian. There will be time for Q&A with a translator after the performance.
The Burlington Yaroslavl Sister Cities Program is a 501(c)3 non-profit group promoting the exchange of people and ideas between Burlington, Vermont and Yaroslavl, Russia.