A Portrait of a Poet as a Rightwing Leader 

May 12 – 14 and May 16 – 18, 2018  8pm

TAG Theater in der Gumperdorferstraße 67

1060 Vienna

Tickets: 01/586 52 22,,


A portrait of the punk, the Russian Forrest Gump, the poet, the professional revolutionary, the ultra-nationalist party leader.

Limonov is the true story of the decline and fall of a man who once seemed poised to become the next great émigré writer, but ended up being a petty politician, an extreme nationalist. It is the fictional memoir of a poet who saw himself as a hero but in fact is just a scumbag. It is the portrait of the thug as sentimentalist, one that reveals a violence, an anarchy, a brutality, that the stories we tell ourselves about progress tend to conceal.

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Limonov is part of the Real Fiction cycle