MOSCOW, November 21. /TASS/. Artistic Director of the Moscow Provincial theater, people’s artist of Russia Sergei Bezrukov hopes that the play of participants of the project “Revival. On the eve 1916-2016″, dedicated to 100-anniversary of the October revolution, was to become the performances of repertoire. This opinion Bezrukov was expressed on Monday at a press conference in TASS.
“Young playwrights try to circumvent this historical subject, because it is complex, I don’t know where to get and how to respond, so I try to follow, if we put something to use timeless classics, which, of course, is. But our creative lab have shown that modern playwrights are. So, the finalist – Vladimir Zuev – wrote the play “Eight”, which I hope will be continued in the quality of performances on the stage of our theater,” – said Bezrukov.
Vladimir Zuyev is a pupil of the famous Ural playwright and Director Nikolai Kolyada, his play “Eight” tells the story of the execution of the Royal family. “This is a tragic, complicated subject. The play is worthy of attention,” – said Bezrukov.
Deputy Minister of culture of the Russian Federation Alexander Zhuravsky, in turn, stressed that the Agency has supported the project “Revival. On the eve 1916-2016″ in the development of modern drama and the hope for the future performances of plays by young authors.
“We are supporting this project came from the fact that he is running the character, and we would like to have it in the 17th year is not ended, and further developed, encouraging the development of young Directors, contemporary drama and, of course, the performances that could stand up to a new or the main stage – it is up to the artistic Director – theatre of the Provincial or regional areas,” – said Zhuravskii.
According to him, the project “Revival. On the eve 1916-2016″ by the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation allocated 10 million rubles. The project was implemented by Foundation for the support and development of social and cultural projects Sergei Bezrukov and the Moscow Provincial theatre. In this project, 20 to 24 November in the Provincial theatre will host a scientific-practical conference, exploring the themes of the revolution, and lab playwrights and Directors, which will feature readings of plays by contemporary authors and shows sketches of performances of the works relating to the topic of 1917. The winners – a young playwright and four Director – will receive a cash award and recommendations of the expert Council of the project on the relevance of the performances of these works on the stage.