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Notes from Underground

adapted by BILL CAMP and ROBERT WOODRUFF
based on a translation by
RICHARD PEVEAR and LARISSA VOLOKHONSKY
directed by ROBERT WOODRUFF
featuring BILL CAMP
March 20 - April 11, 2009
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street (at York Street)


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Open Captioning - April 4, 2009, 2PM
Audio Description - April 11, 2009, 2PM

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Internationally-acclaimed director Robert Woodruff and OBIE Award-winning actor Bill Camp join forces to stage Notes from Underground—the revolutionary novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky, author of Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov—in a world premiere production.

“I am a sick man...I am a wicked man,”cries the Underground Man, one of modern literature's first, and most remarkable, antiheros. A former government official who has defiantly withdrawn from a corrupt society, the Underground Man wages his own personal war on everything—and everyone—around him. Notes from Underground is the passionate, obsessive, and contradictory confession of a tormented soul.

Making his Yale Rep debut, Robert Woodruff—a major force in the American theatre for more than three decades—is known for his inventive interpretation of new and classic plays at American Repertory Theatre, Lincoln Center, Goodman Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, and Habimah National Theatre in Tel Aviv.


Contains nudity, sexual situations, violence, and strong language.