CHRISTOPHER CARTMILL

TOLSTOY'S LAST DAYS

Relive the dramatic final days of Tolstoy's life. A narrative based on diaries and letters of Tolstoy and his wife, combined with excerpts from THE DEATH OF IVAN ILYCH, recounts his final journey. The text, intertwined with Rachmaninoff's music for violin, cello and piano creates a theatrical concert that epitomizes Russian tragedy and soulfulness. Vesselin Gellev, violin; Borislav Strulev, cello; Eve Wolf, piano Jonathan Epstein as Count Leo Tolstoy Ariel Bock as Countess Sofya Tolstoy and Christopher Cartmill as the narrator, Peter Ivanovich, and the young Tolstoy Directed by Donald T. Sanders