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The president of festival the Gold mask George Taratorkin: Masherov performance for party elite " asked us to play;

Theatrical week which already in the second time spends one of the Belarus banks, is devoted this time Chekhov (in 2008 we looked Shakespeare) . Tickets for performances which have arrived this time to Minsk from Peter and Moscow, have been bought up still one month ago.

And it is not surprising. After all the same vahtangovtsy were in the Belarus capital with tours in Soviet period. And this time on festival they have brought statement « Uncle Vanja » which this year is put forward on « the Gold Mask » - the most prestigious theatrical Russian award. In a leading role - Sergey Makovetsky. Unfortunately, having arrived to Minsk a day before performance, the actor was ill, the temperature has risen to 38 degrees.

Festival « the Gold Mask » This year became the partner of the Belarus theatrical week. To Minsk there has arrived also the president of festival « the Gold Mask » George Taratorkin.

- every year advisory council otsmatrivaet 500 performances to select nominees on the award. They become known in November. During the same time the following advisory council starts to examine statements for following « Masks ». Winners we name in the spring, - the president has told.

By the way, every year we find the names connected with Belarus in lists of nominees, and then and winners. Set designer Zinovy Margolin, director Susanna Tsirjuk, conductor Alexander Anisimov have been nominated on « the Mask » not once. And two years ago the Belarus statements had an opportunity to be lighted on displays « Masks plus ».

- George Georgievich, and you as the president of festival, can receive « the Gold Mask? » - has asked « The national actor of Russia.

- Why is not present? It is necessary to play very well only.

George Georgievich and the old tours in Minsk Has remembered.

- we then had sharp enough performance « Day of arrival. Day of departure ». After it that is surprising, not to the theatre director, and to the featured actor Masherov has come and has asked: « you could not remain in Minsk with this performance and play it 5 more - 6 times? I want to show to its all administrative board of republic ». For such it was necessary to be Masherovym.

Theatrical week « we Look Chekhov » will come to the end on October, 10th. Today and on Sunday on the Opera and ballet theatre scene - Boris Eifman`s theatre.