From the “Contemporary” always waiting for something modern, sharp, high quality. It will be! In this case, the opening of the 61st season assured the artistic Director Galina Volchek.
photo: Gennady Cherkasov
At the theater the second year went in the Palace on Yauza, but more on that later. While in the auditorium runs the tanned TV star Tatyana Lazareva white healthy dog. Alena Babenko with a fashionable purse and Olga Drozdova in the hat. Galina in black, pearl, great mood — takes pride of place:
The beginning of our season coincided with finally started renovation of the main building on Clean ponds. A repair, unfortunately, it’s not fast. So my concerns are primarily related to what is already there in the work: premiere, rehearsal… the First premiere will be “Late love” Yegor Peregudov dealing on the big stage. Then it will be “the Lady”, directed by Andrzej Bobina a show he was doing at our request for Marina Mstyslavivna neelovo.
We have in the portfolio, a new play by Alexander Galin “Parade”. This idea brought Misha Efremov with Sergey Gasanovym — both are not strangers to me. Mike, despite his employment, lives by the interests of the “Contemporary”. Rehearsing with Misha, Alyona Babenko and Nikita Efremov. Work is very important for me the “experience” to another stage — where young actors and Directors speak.
In the “contemporary” the opening of the 61st season of theater (52 photos)
Will continue the project “curiosities”, where there is always fun and witty. The theater accepted the offer from the Tretyakov gallery in February, will be engaged in “Thaw” of which still work at the Pushkin Museum to them. Pushkin and the Museum of Moscow. All together.
The Alma mater returned Valery Fokin: for the second half of the season, he is preparing a stage version of the novel by Jaroslav Hasek “the good soldier Svejk during the world war.” Marina Brusnikina is looking to continue with the “Contemporary” of his novel. And playwright Mikhail Durnenkov have already creates a modern version of “Ignoramus”.
photo: Natalia Muslinkina
After these words begins the traditional “bombing” flowers. Solid bouquets anniversaries and birthdays fly across the room: first get Chulpan Khamatova, Valentin Gaft, Sergey Garmash… Other artists are also not left out: litcast took away from the Clean ponds favorite curtain, cut it into dozens of pieces, put them under the glass, handed out as Souvenirs.
As for the repair of the building, it began in mid-September, declared the head of the Moscow culture Department Alexander Kibovsky. Is a contractor that promises that you will love “the Contemporary” as well as his wife. Shows the layout of the theater is a historic building that is crammed with the most modern filling. Promise to finish it by December next year.