MOSCOW, April 16th. / Corr. TASS Olga Svistunova /. Moscow theater “Contemporary” said Friday his 60th birthday. After the premiere of the play “Tell people where is this train …” guests feast was eaten by a huge birthday cake, called “Moscow theater” Contemporary “, which was put on the stage of the Palace on Yauza after the premiere of the play” Tell people, where does this train … Contemporary “with creative youth theater director Marina Brusnikina implemented and set designer Nikolai Simonov in the play based on”
setting up special for the anniversary. “-. play a young playwright from Ekaterinburg Anna Baturina, tells the story love.
Palace on Yauza provided “Contemporary” at the time of repair of its own building on Clean ponds, was filled to capacity. The audience had a lot of recognizable faces, including the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko, President’s Special Representative the Russian Federation for international cultural cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoi, head of the Moscow Department of culture Alexander Kibovsky, director Valery Fokin and Rimas Tuminas, violist Yuri Bashmet, Vladimir Pozner, TV presenter, fashion designer Vyacheslav Zaitsev and many other friends of “Contemporary”. And, of course, a large number of actors.
The performance ended with a long applause.
“60 years – a considerable period,” – said Oleg Tabakov and primarily offered to honor the memory of Oleg Efremov, who “conceived and created from scratch a wonderful theater” Contemporary “. Tabakov, referring to the young participants of the performance and wished them health, belief in yourself and good luck “Main those who come after us”, -. made artistic director of the Moscow art Theatre of Chekhov, one of the founders of the “Contemporary” Oleg Tabakov and handed the microphone to the artistic director of “Sovremennik” Galina Volchek
“I want to congratulate and thank everyone who was with us this difficult but happy 60-year-old way – Volchek said. – I am happy that we are here so celebrate your birthday – the premiere of the young. Happy, happy proud of you. Thank you “.
As previously reported TASS Volchek, wide anniversary celebrations decided to move in May.” Our faithful friend, the founder of the festival “Cherry Orchard” Mikhail Kusnirovich suggested a street party on 14 May. The venue will be the Triumph Square “- said the artistic director of” Contemporary “
She recalled that it was on Mayakovsky Square. (Now – Triumph Square – prim.TASS)” Contemporary “has found its first permanent address where lived a happy 13 years – from 1961 to 1974.
“I hope that on May 14 in honor of the anniversary of” Contemporary “will be a real national holiday, which theater will celebrate together with their audience”, -. concluded Volchek