Review: The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

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First published in The Times, Friday August 18 2017

Four Stars

The painter Marc Chagall often depicted himself and his first wife, Bella Rosenfeld, as lovers floating through the air. An equally poignant image is that of Bella “with white collar” as a giant standing over a pastoral landscape. Chagall would outlive his great love by some 40 years, but her vitality and quiet strength would loom large in his work until he died.

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