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Monday, October 24, 2016

Theatre named after Sergei Obraztsov promises to Muscovites an entertaining puppet life

In these September days, not only people but dolls open season. Theatre with a great history and difficult destiny — named after Sergei Obraztsov — promises Muscovites an entertaining puppet life.

Photo: courtesy of the theatre

So has converged that the current season consists entirely of loud dates: Sergey Obraztsova — 115 years, its offspring, the theater on the Garden ring, — 85, and a business card of the troupe, the play “Unusual concert”, — 70. It in early October, on the occasion of the opening of the International festival of puppet to them. Obraztsova, with the breeze and accompanied by traffic police will take on the garden ring. I must say that a similar procession of dolls capital was observed only once, 15 years ago, actually, when it was founded this wonderful festival, held every two years. And now, after 15 years, the parade will be an event in the city.

— We will have two double-Decker bus, and on these the actors with puppets, just because of “the Unusual concert” — says “MK” obrazovkou Director of the theatre Irina Korchevnikov. And they will make non-stop travel along the garden ring. Will steer Aplombov. It is very good that the management of GAI (thank you), we all agreed.

In General, the mass yield of dolls in the city will provide law enforcement, and thus will start an international festival. His program will be surprised by the variety of shapes, styles and, most importantly, the constellation of the Directors of the world level, Enrique Lanz, Neville Tranter, Frank Senle etc. it is Important to note that all performances of the forum will be first shown in Russia.

And while the puppeteers of the world are packing their bags with puppets and costumes, theatre Director Boris Konstantinov told about the plans.

Photo: courtesy of the theatre

— September 17, we will open the new season, showing two performances during the day, children will see “the Three little pigs” on the Small stage, the evening will play the legendary “Extraordinary concert”.

And the first premiere — “don Quixote” directed by Ekaterina Obraztsova and artist Sergei Alimov will be held in the framework of the international festival. The immediate plans of the issue of fairy tales on the Big stage “the Nutcracker”, and Small is preparing for the performance “the Tale about the fisherman and the fish”.

A very important event took place in early summer, a small Park that was the fault of the previous administration was afraid to look (his neglect-neglected appearance does not jibe with the fabulous world of theatre), put in order and the children’s Day had a party for the children of Moscow. Sergei Obraztsov, whose name is Park, would be happy.

The main puppet theater in the country initiated the conference of Directors of puppet theatre in the framework of the project “Programme for the development of regional theatres of dolls”. Participants will be meetings and labs with world leaders in puppet theatre, as well as a round table “the Director of the contemporary puppet theater. Trends and challenges”. The conference was supported by the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation and the Union of theatrical figures.


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