It for the first time ever that Alexandrinsky Theatre’s performance ‘Crime and punishment’ is on tour (based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky).On April 23, 3:00 p.m local time, the performance will be presented in the Hungarian National Theatre, Budapest. Attila Vidnyansky, an Artistic Director of the Hungarian National Theatre, is also a Director and Author of the performance.
A series of events about the forthcoming premiere of Dmitry Volkostrelov's performance ‘Last Year in Marienbad’ (based on a film by Alain Resnais) is soon to be launched at the New Stage of Alexandrinsky’s Theatre. Included in the programme are: Andrey Astvatsaturov’s lecture ‘Alain Robbe-Grillet and a new type of novel’ (April 14, 7:30 p.m.), Anton Dolin’s lecture ‘Movie is a dream’ (April 16, 5:00 p.m.), ‘Last Year in Marienbad’ film showing (1961, directed by Alain Resnais - April 16, 7:00 p.m.), musical and theatre critic Dmitry Renansky’s open interview with performance director Dmitry Volkostrelov (April 25, 6:00 p.m.).
Videos of lectures and meetings, dedicated to the ‘MASQUERADE. REMEMBRANCE OF THE FUTURE’ performance centennial
Videos of lectures and meetings within ‘MASQUERADE. REMEMBRANCE OF THE FUTURE’ centennial programme are now available on Theatre’s website via the link http://alexandrinsky.ru/mediateka/k-100-letiyu-maskarada/k-100-letiyu-maskarada/
Members of creative team told the story of ‘Masquerade’ staging in 1917 and how its reflections in modern performance. Among the speakers: theatre historian and expert Alexander Chepurov, director of music and intonation score Ivan Blagoder, composer Alexander Bakshi and scenic designer Semyon Pastukh.
Composer Sergey Nevsky and musical and theatre critic Dmitry Renansky talked about the role of music in the performance, while art historians Yulia Demidenko and Natalya Makerova (a Director of Vsevolod Meyerhold Apartment Museum, Moscow) discussed the artistic heritage of prominent Russian artist and stage designer Aleksander Yakovlevich Golovin and the role of visual design for the performance.
Valery Fokin’s new performance Your Gogol. The Last Monologue premieres on The Alexandrinsky Theatre New Stage on December 17 and 18, 2016. The new performance is Valery Fokin’s new rendition of the 2011 performance, which used to be given on the seventh tier of The Alexandrinsky Theatre Historical Stage.
Honoured Artists of Russia, Igor Volkov and Alexander Polamishev, star in the leading roles.
The performance starts at 7.30 p.m. A single ticket costs 1200 RUB.
November 22, 7:30 p.m.: the record of Oedipus Rex from the theatre’s archive. The performance was created after Sophocles’ play; the first night took place on September 15, 2006.
November 26, 7:30 p.m.: direct translation of the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theatre performance Endgame after S. Becket play. The first night took place on March 21, 2014.