Alexandrinsky theatre is closing 261st season
On June 29, 2017 the Theatre’s company will close the 2016-2017 season with Valery Fokin’s “Masquerade. Remembrance of the future”, traditionally shown on Main stage. This bright staging is based on Mikhail Lermontov’s drama “Masquerade” and the 1917 performance by Vsevolod Meyerhold. On September 1, 2017 XI International Alexandrinsky Theatre Festival will launch the next, 262nd season. On that day a production ‘Heroes’ Square’of Lithuanian National Drama Theatre will be shown on Theatre’s Main Stage. This performance by Krystian Lupa is the staging of the last play by one of the most important German-speaking authors, an Austrian playwright Thomas Bernhard (1931-1989).