Nightlands by Jack MacGregor

Activity: KE and Outreach activitiesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition


Dogstar Theatre Company presents: Nightlands is a play about how authoritarianism weaponises nostalgia, about Russia today, a psychological thriller located in the ex-Soviet ghost town of Pyramiden, Svalbard.

Set in 1999, at the dawn of the Putin autocracy, Pyramiden’s caretakers play out a generational and ideological conflict. Sasha (Matthew Zajac) is nostalgic for the collapsed communist past, Slava (Rebecca Wilkie) wants a better future. Their epic struggle rages like the storms of the Polar Night....
Period3 Aug 20224 Aug 2022
Degree of RecognitionInternational