• 2019 is the year dedicated to Theatre in Russia

    You enter the foyer of the drama theater, and the hullabaloo falls down on you: a lot of guests give clothes to the wardrobe, someone changes their shoes, someone talks to old acquaintances and friends. In the crowd, the Tabure Theater flashes in recognizable clown costumes, ready to take pictures with everyone. You pass right by the fountains and your eyes fall on the girl lying on the floor on the jackets, and there is a sign next to her: “Help me get to Yaroslavl”. You cannot pass her without throwing some coins found in the coat’s packet. Suddenly, a group of young guys dressed in white and red costumes, all brightly painted, begins to recite: “Year of the theater, year of the theater, year of the theater!”
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  • Carmen, the Opera

    What associations do you have with Carmen? Of course, the Spanish passion, languor, violence of feelings, female beauty and ability to captivate everyone who will meet on the way. Her image is so firmly established in our minds that the requirement for knowledge of the plot of the opera completely disappears.
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  • “Theater is an art that is born and dies every evening”

    “Theater is a unique emotional art that is born and dies every evening”, Andrei Timoshenko, main director, said at the press conference of the Arkhangelsk Drama Theater. These words hooked me up so much that I put them in the title of the article about the 86th theater season that starts this week. And the truth is: the theater is not only the director and the actors that are spoken about at every play. No, the theater is also all the people working in it, so that we can have a look at these performances, and the building of the theater itself.
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