First published as a novel in 1937, Three Comrades was written by Erich Maria Remarque, the German novelist best known for the 20th century classic All Quiet on the Western Front.
The touching story depicts the strength of human spirit through characters who need to find the inner strength to survive in a world that they did not build, but must endure all the same.
Taking place in late 1920s Germany during the height of the poverty of the depression, three friends attempt to scrape together a living as mechanics, with their comradery being the only shelter they can take from the disastrous changes that are taking place all around them.
Rober Lohkamp is a man whose perspective of life has been twisted by his horrifying experiences on the front line in World War I, who soon starts to find his destructive outlook begin to stage when he meets an enigmatic and attractive young lady.
Three Comrades came to the Piccadilly Theatre as part of the internationally acclaimed Sovremennik Theatre’s triple bill of its most renowned productions, along side two for the Seesaw and Three Sisters.
Directed by the Artistic Director and founding member of the Sovremennik Theatre Galina Volchek, this play was performed in Russian with English subtitles.
With performances having began on 3rd May 2017 and ran for a strictly limited period to the 6th May 2017, this opportunity to see one of the most acclaimed theatre companies in the world was not to be missed.
Recommended forPerfect for those who love brilliant international theatre, Three Comrades is an incredible masterclass of theatrical performance and one of the biggest Russian language theatre events of the year.
Age Recommendations: Children under 5 years and babes in arms will strictly not be admitted.