In Moscow on 92 th year of life died one of the most fundamental Russian theater director, People’s Artist of Russia, Paul Chomsky. Only in the theater Mossovet scene where Paul Osipovich has served the past four years, he put about fifty performances. And all of them were in various theaters, Russian and foreign, a hundred and fifty. Most recently, he was seriously ill, but still remained very active and eager to creativity.
Paul Chomsky will be buried September 9 Vvedensky cemetery near the graves of his parents. Civil funeral rites and farewell will be held the same day at the theater
Pavel Osipovich Chomsky -. One of the most prominent theater directors in Russia. He was born in 1925 in Moscow. He graduated from the opera and drama studio of the Stanislavsky and the State Theatre Institute named after Lunacharsky.
In the late forties of the last century worked for the best theater stages of the country, including in the Russian Drama and Youth Theatre in Riga. Managed by the Leningrad Theater of the Lenin Komsomol. In the 60′s received an offer to head the Moscow Theatre for Young People, where he worked until 1973, putting 16 performances.
Since 1969, Paul Chomsky taught at the GITIS was acting artistic director of the course. In 1973 he moved to the Mossovet Theatre, since 1985 – and served as its chief director, and since 2000 – the artistic director. Over the years he has put at the theater more than 40 performances.
In the history of the national theater entered his performances on “The Brothers Karamazov” and “Thomas Opiskin” Dostoevsky, in Gorky’s “Yegor Bulychov” by Shakespeare’s “King Lear “. In addition, Paul Chomsky was the first in the Russian theater staged a real western musical. His rock opera “Jesus Christ – Superstar” for more than 20 years of full houses
In 2015, the director was awarded the Honorary Award “for outstanding contribution to the development of theatrical art,” the Russian national theater festival “Golden Mask”. .