The All-Russian Theater Marathon opened in the Southern Federal District on August 30, and its events have already captured Astrakhan and Krasnodar. Now the tour within the framework of the Marathon takes place in Volgograd, ahead – the Crimea, Adygea, Kalmykia and Rostov-on-Don.
The play "Kuban Cossacks" in Volgograd. Photo: vpravda.ru
In Krasnodar, the Astrakhan Opera and Ballet Theater presented one of the most dramatic works by G. Verdi – the opera Troubadour and the one-act ballets Carmen Suite and The Godfather.
Further, the symbol of the marathon was adopted by the hero city of Volgograd. On September 10, the ceremony, which took place on the stage of the New Experimental Theater, was attended by Deputy Minister of Culture of the Krasnodar Territory Aleksey Aleksandrovich Batura and Deputy Governor of the Volgograd Region – Chairman of the Volgograd Region Culture Committee Vladimir Popkov.
The event was decorated with a bright musical greeting prepared by the young artists of NET. The lyrical comedy “Kuban Cossacks” based on the play by N. Pogodin performed by the artists of the Krasnodar Theater was warmly received by Volgograd spectators. The audience of the hero city praised the originality of the performance, colorful acting, incendiary Cossack dances and songs, awarding artists with stormy applause and flowers.
Krasnodar residents will also show the performance “Non Dolet”, a dramatic parable in two acts on the play “The Black Bride” and a vaudeville from the life of Tiflis of the 19th century “Hanuma”.
Further, the Volgograd Theater of Young Spectators will pick up the baton of the Marathon: on September 13, its artists will perform on the stage of the Simferopol Crimean Tatar Theater with the performances “Marriage Contract”, “Shardam Circus, or Clown School” and “Trouble from a Tender Heart”.
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