The hills were alive here in Moscow from October to June.
A friend and I went to see this spectacular production on its closing week - incredibly impressive. While it clung very tightly to the American version, there were quite a few unique moments of Russian humor, satire, and a very powerful response to Nazi fascism absent from the Julie Andrews' "original." I quite enjoyed our evening at the theater - and look forward to "Mamma Mia" coming in October 2012! Imagine, all of Abba's hits translated into Russian except for one line from the song "Dancing Queen."
Stay tuned for a noteworthy review!
Before I leave you, allow me to share with you Russia's version of America's version of favorite things to be had in Austria. Courtesy of google.translate (thus the humorous gramatical errors...) [Also, please keep in mind that it does actually go with the music when sung in Russian...] Christmas tree in garlands and colorful beads, Joyful l…