The Baltic House festival opened with a performance by a director from Holland Automatic translate
ST. PETERSBURG. The performance “Russians!” Staged by the Toneelgroup Amsterdam theater from the Netherlands based on Chekhov’s plays, opens on 4 October the program of the Baltic House festival, which is considered one of the most prestigious theater forums in Europe.
Since most of the performances included in the festival program are staged according to the works of Russian authors, the motto of this year’s festival coincides with the name of the performance presented by Dutch actors. Classical works of famous Russian playwrights have long and firmly occupied a prominent place in the repertoire of theaters around the world. Among the leading European directors, it is difficult to find a master who did not turn to Russian classics.
The opened festival “The Baltic House is being held this year for the twenty-third time. During this time, thanks to the performances shown during the festivals, Russian theater-goers were able to get acquainted with the work of famous European directors, many of whom brought their work to St. Petersburg this year.
The permanent participant of the festival, the director from Germany, Luc Perceval, brought this year the play “The Brothers Karamazov”. In the director’s reading, the events of the production were told on behalf of Alyosha.
Alvis Hermanis will show the staging Oblomov created by him at the New Riga Theater, where an unusual interpretation of the work is presented. Two groups who came to the festival from Vilnius brought performances based on Gorky’s plays. Oskaras Korshunovas turned to the play “At the Bottom”, seeing it as an association with the current time, and Kirill Glushaev, a student of Rimas Tuminas, decided to show his reading of “Vassa Zheleznova” at the festival.
The festival will host many more interesting meetings with the work of directors from Europe.
Ludmila Trautmane © Gallerix.ru
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