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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

“Lenkom” has opened a season: we are waiting for the premiere Exupery and Sorokin

At the opening ceremony of the 90th of the season, going all “Lenkom’s” the stars Inna Churikova, Alexander Zakharov, Alexander Zbruev, Dmitry Pevtsov, Andrei Sokolov, Alexander Lazarev and many others. Missed traditional company gathering and Nikolai Karachentsov, who came with the same companion Lyudmyla Parginos.

photo: Mikhail Kovalev

Solemnly, but with his usual irony he gave a speech the theatre’s artistic Director mark Zakharov. He summed up the results of last season and told about future creative course “Lenkom”. The details – the observer “MK”.

The scene turned into a timeless the waiting room. It’s “Moscow-Petushki Erofeev and Zakharova – the scenery is not an accident: the 90th season opens with “Walpurgis night”, the premiere of the last season. A day in the same scenery is a cast – favorite legendary Lenkom.

Not paid attention to the event and the head of culture Department Alexander Kibovsky, was the Chairman of the Commission of Moscow city Council on culture and mass communications Evgeny Gerasimov. They both gave a warm speech and congratulated “Lenkom” with the opening of the new theatrical year.

Speaking of love “Lenkom” Kibovsky said: “We are the same audience, as well as Muscovites,” to which Zakharov similar quoted archival letter first artistic Director and chief Director of Trama (the former name of “Lenkom”): “Please do not call me Director, I am just a worker like everyone else. I subscribe to these words.”

We talked about the last season: a successful tour in Germany, the success of “Juno and Avos” abroad, new offers from producers and discuss the premiere.

– He staged “Prince”, which was highly controversial, but lively debate in the media, which is useful for the theater, – said Zakharov. And noted that coming to the end of the work on the play “Day of the Oprichnik” (based on two novels Sorokin – “Telluria” and “Day of the Oprichnik”) is a dystopia that takes place in a hundred years. “There is a serious warning to our society.”

photo: Alexander Sternin

Also this season it is planned to produce the show for family viewing “Strange people, these adult – family-fantasy Sergei Dyachkovsky on the work of Antoine de Saint-Exupery “the Little Prince” (starring Evgeny Gerasimov). Alexander the Morph plans to work on “West side story”, also there is a discussion with Director Gleb Cherepanov, offering “Lenkom” medieval European classics.

The head of the Fund Yevgeny Leonov, one of the sex symbols of our generation,” as he called Viktor Rakov mark Zakharov, read out a list of prize winners Leonov on the results of the last theatre season. For the performance “Nutcracker” in nomination “best actress” awarded Alla Yuganova, and as best male lead said the Rakova. “Not very modest”, – he embarrassed. Best shop – electrostatically. For the play “the Prince” was awarded the Helen Sanino and Alexander Zbruev, and the best shop recognized electronic.

“It seems to me that the play “the Prince” helped our theatre in the acquisition and development of new the public”, – said the Zbruev, who performed in the premiere of last season, the role of Rogozhin.

Commemorates the legendary Yevgeny Leonov, who is now 2 September, would have turned 90 years – at the end of the company gathering the actors of “Lenkom” congratulated from the stage, his colleague, friend and mentor. The last chord of the event was humorous and cheeky speech, the young lenkorantsev” group Amateur “dead poets Society” who read the verses:

“…Not one yard of the century

Lenk celebrates anniversary…

The theatre of Working youth

Efros – the beginning of all beginnings

Bersenyev started here too

But Bogomolov here…”

Well, with the last words of the Director Zakharova: “in the words of Nikita Khrushchev shortly before his withdrawal: “Our goals are clear, defined objectives – to work, comrades!” “Lenkom” is off on a new voyage, in his 90th theatrical season.


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