Festival “ 1000 persons of theatre “ in Petersburg
On Sunday at the Petersburg theatre “ the Baltic house “ III International festival of theatres of the countries of the Baltic region " has opened; One thousand persons of theatre “. Theatrical collectives of Holland, Finland, Lithuania, Estonia and Russia will play prizes in following nominations: the best direction, the best man`s role, the best woman`s role, the best scenography. As founders of festival the Ministry of culture and the Union of theatrical figures of Russia have acted. Sponsors of festival - firm “ Rubicon “ and the joint venture “ Retur “.
As well as in previous years, the theatre " became the basic initiator and the organizer of festival; the Baltic house “ opened the competitive program Shakespeare`s comedy “ How it will be pleasant to you? “. Among the first performances of the Vilnius drama theatre - works of one of the most interesting young directors of Lithuania also have been presented Oskarasa Korshunovasa “ There to be here “ and “ the Old woman “ (both performances are put on Daniel Kharms`s products).
the Winner of festival will define the jury consisting of the best specialists in drama study of Moscow, Petersburg and other cities of the Baltic region. According to experts, the most real applicants for a victory are performances “ Bosh in a dress coat “ (theatre “ the Comedian - trust “ Vadim Fissona, S - Petersburg) and “ Horsemen “ (theatre “ the Tree “ Anton Adosinsky, S - Petersburg).
In the today`s program of festival the Finnish theatre “ the CLOD “ from Helsinki will show the new performance on Beaumarcha`s comedy “ the Seville barber “. The next days spectators and juries will get acquainted with Chamber theatre from Amsterdam and with Estonian theatre “ Ulaga “ which will present own version of the play of Karlo Gotstsi “ Love to three oranges “.
According to the art director “ the Baltic house “ Sergey Konchevsky, the festival purpose - “ to show, the modern drama theatre synthesising elements of various art forms is however various: from music to puppet theatre “.
the Festival will last till April, 10th. About its results will tell on Tuesday, on April, 13th.
VALENTINA - georgieva