In St. Petersburg starts the program “the gold mask”

В Санкт-Петербурге начинается программа "Золотая маска"

The program “the gold mask” in Petersburg” starts on Wednesday and will continue until December 26. The poster shows the winners and nominees of the Russian national theatre award: “the Kreutzer Sonata”, “O-th, Late love” and “a Midsummer night’s Dream”.

The program “Golden mask in St. Petersburg” organized by the Ministry of culture of Russia, government of St. Petersburg Directorate of the festival “Golden mask” under the auspices of St. Petersburg international cultural forum.

Open the program performance of the Novosibirsk theatre “globe” — “the Kreutzer Sonata” directed by Alexei Loud. The play will be presented November 30 and December 1 at the New stage of the Alexandrinsky theatre.

Director Dmitry Krymov (theatre “School of dramatic art” and the Laboratory of Dmitry Krymov) on 5 and 6 December will present its performance of “O-th, Late love” at the Youth theatre on the Fontanka.

The program will conclude with the “Golden mask in St. Petersburg” Workshop of Peter Fomenko “a Midsummer night’s Dream” staged by Ivan Popovski. The play will be shown at the Bolshoi Tovstonogov drama theatre on 25 and 26 December.

“Golden mask” is associated with the city on the Neva strong creative ties. Petersburg theatre annually participate in the festival “Golden mask” and often become winners of the award.

In 2000 and 2001 in St. Petersburg was first organized by the regional project “Best Russian performances”. In 2003, in honor of 300 anniversary of St. Petersburg held a full competition program of the “Golden mask”, and in 2009 a large program of performances-the winners and nominees. Twice in 2014 and 2015, “Golden mask” presented a program of performances in the framework of St. Petersburg international cultural forum.

Russian national theatre award “Golden mask” was established in 1993 by the theatre Union of Russia as professional prize for the best work in all types of theatrical art: drama, Opera, ballet, modern dance, operetta, musical, puppet theatre.

“Golden mask” national theatre festival, annually presenting the most significant performances from all over Russia. Festival the works nominated for the award “the gold mask” — a large-scale forum, which represents professional public and the wider audience the picture of the Russian theatrical life.