At the Alexandrinsky theater, spoke about the new plays

© RIA Novosti / Alexey Dancewise of the building of the second stage of the Alexandrinsky theatre in St. Petersburg. Archival photoAt the Alexandrinsky theater, spoke about the new plays© RIA Novosti / Alexey Danichev

Alexandrinsky theatre in the new season will present several new productions and planned tours of the theater in the regions of Russia and abroad, said the theatre’s artistic Director Valery Fokin.

«In addition to «Optimistic tragedy» will be performed on our young Director Anton Okoneshnikovo the texts of the futurists «no Sun». The official premiere will be during Saint-Petersburg international cultural forum in November… At the New stage of Jean Bellorini produces the play «Krum» (on the play by Israeli poet and playwright H. Levin). This is a very interesting young French Director. Hopefully, if all goes well, we’ll take the show in January in Paris at the theatre gérard Philippe, which is headed by the Director. I’m after the «Optimistic tragedy» will rehearse «Svejk. Return». This play Tatiana Rakhmanova. The play based on Hasek. Hopefully, if all goes well, in January they will release this show,» he said.

Also the main Director of theatre Nikolay Roshchin plans for the new season to begin work on a production of the play «Cyrano de Bergerac» the play by Edmond Rostand.

The first tour of the theater this season will be the performances of Fokin «Masquerade. Memories of the future» by the drama by Mikhail Lermontov and the play of Vsevolod Meyerhold, 1917. The play will be presented at the Bolshoi theatre on 9 and 10 September.

«The tour will be very much, I hope. Of course, we will go to Russia in late September we will go to Yakutsk. At the stage of discussion to Milan next year. There we will present three sites… That is a week will represent the Russian theatre via Alexandrinsky theatre. In addition, we are in constructive negotiations about the tour in London in 2019… there are lots of Plans, God forbid, that they are realized», — said Fokin.