Tours of the St. Petersburg State Academic Comedy Theater named after N.P. Akimov in Pskov as part of the All-Russian Theater Marathon was held from October 26 to 28. On October 29, the Pskovites passed the tour to Veliky Novgorod on the stage of the Academic Drama Theater named after F.M. Dostoevsky.
“Today we are one of the oldest theaters in our city – the Akimov Comedy Theater – we are happy to hand this copyright sign to your beautiful theater from hand to hand. Thanks to the Theater Marathon, many spectators will be able to see the most diverse productions of regional theaters and feel the unity of the creative process in Russia, ”said Alexander Voronko, First Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Culture of St. Petersburg, transmitting the symbol of the Year of the Theater.
The legendary Comedy Theater. B. Akimova, who celebrated his 90th birthday on October 29, conducted a full-house tour in Pskov. Famous artists, including People’s Artist of Russia Irina Mazurkevich, Honored Artist of Russia Nikolai Smirnov and actress Lyubov Virolainen, showed on the stage of the Pskov drama theater the production of “Energetic People” based on the play by Vasily Shukshin, “Crazy Money” based on the work by Alexander Ostrovsky, and the lyrical comedy “Hoch star in a movie ”based on a play by Neil Simon.
In turn, the Pskov Drama Theater. Pushkin showed the Novgorod theater-goers performance "The Examiner". The tour’s poster has two more productions: Othello and Chuk and Huck.
Following the baton of the marathon will take the Leningrad region (Lodeynoye Pole). There the Novgorod Drama Theater will carry three of its performances.
Prior to the final of the project, the relay race will be transferred to five more cities. The final destination of the largest project of the Year of the Theater – the city of Kaliningrad – will receive guests from Murmansk on November 10.
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