Valdas Vasiliauskas

(b. 1951) is a journalist, theatre critic and former MP in the Lithuanian Seimas (parliament).


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The drama of independence

Eimuntas Nekrošius and Lithuania’s Youth Theatre

May 2018 marks thirty years since an event of central importance to Lithuanian culture: the National Youth Theatre’s month-long American tour. Taking place as Lithuania began to shake loose of Soviet control, it was the first commercial tour of the USA by any group of professional artists from Lithuania – and further reinforced the legend of the theatre’s enigmatic star, director Eimuntas Nekrošius.

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