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Ilkhom Outside

Many in Tashkent say that Ilkhom theatre is a universe of its own. The Soviet Unionís first independent theatre, itís a place that has, for thirty years, breached taboos and crossed boundaries set by Uzbekistanís repressive governments and its traditional society. In the Soviet times, the theatre was often shut down, but it managed to survive. The question now is whether it can survive the murder of its director Ė Mark Weil.
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