MDT-Theatre of Europe opens the season with a performance of Dodin and the plays of Brecht

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Maly drama theater – Theater of Europe opens September 21 new 74th season with a performance of «the Fear.Love.Despair» created by Lev Dodin of the plays of Bertolt Brecht, according to the theater.

This season, outstanding Director, head of the Maly drama theatre, will continue to write a play based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky «the Brothers Karamazov». The work may at the end result in many hours of production will go to two or three nights. Premiere is scheduled for spring 2019.

The plans of the new season, the release of the second part of the festival-research under the title «…lest ye be judged». The theatre is interested in the problem of the relationship of the artwork with the world this creature sees, with individuals, colleagues of the author, with authority, with society. The theater explores the history of great works.

The first part of the «festival of research» was devoted to the history of the publication of Pasternak’s novel «Doctor Zhivago». The second study «the People vs. Flaubert» examines the fate of the novel of Flaubert «Madame Bovary». Next will be the study associated with the works of Brodsky. After a series of such studies, the theatre intends to hold a festival.

In the immediate touring plans MDT – participation in Biennale of theatre arts in Moscow from 17 to 20 October with the performance «Insidiousness and love» Schiller directed by Lev Dodin. In November, the theater will travel to Kazan, where he will present the play «Life and fate» by Grossman.