“ Players “ in the Center of Vs. MejerholdaDavnym - for a long time the student of GITIS Sergey Zhenovach has played a monument to Gogol in degree performance “ All time for a frost “. Eyewitnesses confirm: similarity was stunning. Perhaps, since then, and can be, and even earlier the director has like love to the classic. With the very first “ fomenkami “ with whom has begun in 90 - h theatre “ Peter Fomenko`s Workshop “ it when - that put “ Vladimir of III degree “ - performance then long did not descend from repertoire. Now Zhenovach, itself become by the father of theatrical family (brought up by it aktersko - the director`s course has turned two years ago to independent theatre), puts “ Players “ - the short play in which card swindle is erected in a rank almost that the mystical. However the director asserts that “ Gogol plunged in dark to be issued “ also that the main thing in its play - not “ Devils, horror stories and grotesque “ and human stories. To embody human stories of card sharpers to Sergey Zhenovachu all man`s part of troupe of Studio of theatrical art and artist Alexander Borovsky who has established on a scene nine ancient card-tables will help almost.
“ Russian jam “ in “ to School of the modern play “
“ School of the modern play “ lets out Lyudmila Ulitsky written specially for troupe of Joseph Rajhelgauza`s the first play. On that place where on posters it is accepted to specify a statement genre, in this case it is written “ Afterchekhov “ - that is the author at all does not hide, and, on the contrary, in every possible way underlines that “ Russian jam “ it is welded under recipes of the great Russian playwright.
the main heroine, Chekhovian Ranevskaya`s obvious and close relative, Tatyana Vasileva, and her brother - Albert Filozov plays. Is in the play and three sisters - daughters of the heroine, their husbands, children and other members of household. All this axiomatic company gathers on a dilapidated summer residence where on a plate cherry jam cooks, and infinite conversations " are had; for life “:
“ - And gardens! What gardens were! When the great-grandfather has bought local manor, here there were the gardens known across all Russia.
-... But as to gardens, excuse... When Lepyokhin bought the local earths, gardens have definitively degenerated “.