The Almetyevsk Tatar State Drama Theater will take part in the XI International Theatre Festival n.a. Alexander Volodin, which will be held in St. Petersburg, February 6-10, 2015. The festival is held with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Committee for Culture of St. Petersburg. The festival opens with a performance of “Five Evenings”.
Tatarstan will perform on February 9 at the New Alexandrinsky Theatre. St Petersburgers will be presented by performance “Nonfictional history.”
Performance is put by director and actress Nafisa Ismagilova in a new Tatar theater genre – verbatim. The word “verbatim” in Latin means “word for word” and verbatim theater performances consist entirely of real monologues of these people, says the actor. The play involves six actresses, and each of them has done for herself unusual, but a unique job: find future heroines find the key to each, “conversation” and their real woman monologue presented on stage.
On February 10, the birthday of A. Volodin festival participants will visit the Komarovsky cemetery where the playwright is buried.
FAQ: Festival named after A. Volodin “Five Nights” – an unusual festival: no officialdom and pathos, “with a human face”, informal atmosphere, emotional communication, which is so fond of Aleksandr Volodin. Over the past ten seasons St. Petersburg spectators could see the best performances of plays volodin plays staged in Russia. The festival opened new names, gave impetus to the creation of new plays, brought together people from different generations, who knew and did not know Volodin, but like his special intonation.
The festival was founded in 2004, it took place during the 85th anniversary of Alexander Moiseevich and in fact was the memorial one.
Based on materials from the official website of the festival.