The theatrical award "Golden Mask" marked the best performances of the season. Many of the performances that have received the prestigious award are no longer on the program. For example, the laureates of the Ruslan and Lyudmila or Midsummer Night's Dream have already disappeared from the posters of the Bolshoi Theater and the Musical Theater. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko. But some performances are still on the stages of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Russian cities and are waiting for the audience.
fragment of the play "The Pier"
Rimas Tuminas' play "The Pier", which received two awards, is interesting for its "mosaic" storytelling. Fragments of literary works from Pushkin's poems and Bunin's "Dark Alley" to "The Lady's Visit" and "The Player" come to life on the stage. Lyudmila Maksakova, Vladimir Etush, Yuri Yakovlev, Vasily Lanovoy, Sergei Makovetsky play in the play.
Special Prize of the Jury of the Drama Theater, "Golden Mask" in the category "Drama / Lighting Designer" - Maya Shavdatuashvili
Theater them. Evgenia Vakhtangova, April 24-25, May 17-18, May 26-27, June 4-5, 19.00.
Talents and admirers
Fragment of the play "Talents and Admirers"
The production of Mindagaus Karbauskis based on Ostrovsky's play once again raises the theme of the talent and vulnerability of actors, their endless dependence on the public. "Golden Mask" in the category "Drama / Supporting Role" - Svetlana Nemolyaeva.
Theater them. Vl. Mayakovsky, April 26, May 2, 12, 28, June 13 and 26, 19.00.
When the Moscow theater "Shadow" was closed for renovations, the director's duet Ilya Epelbaum and Maya Krasnopolskaya came up with "Theater ambulance". The car, which really looks like an ambulance, is ready to come on call to any street party. The set of compact 10-minute performances is impressive: in the tiny auditorium of the minibus, you will be shown "Eugene Onegin", "Carmen", "The Magic Flute", "Ivan Susanin" or popular children's fairy tales. "Golden Mask" in the category "Dolls" in the categories "Performance" and "Director's Work" - Maya Krasnopolskaya, Ilya Epelbaum.
Theater "Shadow", Moscow. "Theater ambulance" can be called by phone or email. Contacts - on the theater website.
Ball of the Vampires
Fragment of the production "Ball of the Vampires"
The sinister Count von Krolock, the vampire fighter Professor Abronsius, beauties with fangs and an excellent sense of humor - the cult musical "Ball of the Vampires", based on the film of the same name by Roman Polanski, can now be seen in Russia. "Golden Mask" in the category "Operetta / Musical" in the categories "Performance", "Male role" - Ivan Ozhogin, "Female role" - Manana Gogitidze.
Musical Comedy Theater, St. Petersburg, daily from April 26 to May 5 and from May 31 to June 9, 13.00 or 19.00.
The play "Antibodies" refers the viewer to a real crime. In 2005, 20-year-old anti-fascist Timur Kocharava was stabbed to death by a fascist group - this event is easily the basis of a documentary performance. The actors on the stage embody the images of friends and relatives of the killers and their victims, using real-life interviews of people, documentary filming and testimony of witnesses. "Golden Mask" in the category "Drama / Small Form Performance", Critics Prize.
Theater-festival "Baltic House", St. Petersburg. May 14, 20.00.
"Lear" directed by Konstantin Bogomolov can shock an unprepared viewer. In the play, actors and actresses have reversed roles: women play men and vice versa. The action takes place in Stalin's times, and the classic Shakespearean text is full of references to Soviet literature and philosophical treatises - from Shalamov to Nietzsche. "Golden Mask" in the "Drama / Female Role" nomination - Rosa Khairullina.
Theater "Priyut Komedianta", St. Petersburg. April 22, 19.00.
August: Osage County
Fragment of the play "August: Osage County"
The American family with its conflicts and the suddenly disappeared head of the family - in the reading of the director Marat Gatsalov, the play by Tracy Letts gained an incredible effect of presence. The viewers themselves become, in fact, a part of a huge American house, filled with lamps, fans and shelving. Actors move around the stage and around the hall so that all edges are erased, and the audience is completely immersed in the action. "Golden Mask" in the category "Drama / Director's Work".
Globus Theater, Novosibirsk. April 28 and May 12, 6 pm.>