The Front Row

Main Street Theater – The Coast of Utopia: Part 2, Shipwreck

Actor Joe Kirkendall portrays the Russian populist thinker and so-called “ Father of Russian Socialism,” Alexsandr Herzen, in Main Street Theater’s production of Tom Stoppard’s epic trilogy, The Coast of Utopia. Mr. Kirkendall and Artistic Director, Rebecca Greene Udden, discuss the trilogy's second chapter, Shipwreck, currently in production.

St.John Flynn chats with Joe Kirkendall and Rebecca Greene Udden.

Pictured: Michael Bakunin (Guy Roberts) and Alexander Herzen (Joe Kirkendall) in “The Coast of Utopia Part 2: Shipwreck” (2012); photo credit: