The army theatre will show «the Red wheel» for the 100th anniversary of Solzhenitsyn

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The premiere of the play based on the novel by Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s «Red wheel» will take place on Wednesday in the Central Russian army theatre in Moscow, the 100th anniversary of the birth of the writer.

This formulation of the main theater Director, people’s artist of Russia Boris Morozov will be the first premiere of the new season. Frost was preparing for this event for many years.

«A multi-volume epic «the Red wheel» tells about the events in Russia between 1914 and 1917: the First world war, the February and October revolutions. In this performance we tried to understand the tragic events that changed the destiny of Russia», — Morozov said on the eve of the premiere.

This is not the first treatment directed to the works of Solzhenitsyn in 1995 he put in the Small theatre his play «the Feast of winners». Not only the audience and critics, but the author praised the staging of Morozov. And that’s almost a quarter century later, the Director turned again to the works of Solzhenitsyn. But this time he makes an attempt to find a theatrical equivalent of Roman masters, the language of theatre to Express the depth, the brightness, the ambiguity and complexity of the prose of Solzhenitsyn.

According to the author’s definition, the novel consists of two «actions» and four «nodes». In the version of the theatre the objects of study were three «host»: «August of the Fourteenth», «October the Sixteenth» and «Seventeenth of March». In the dramatization, which was created by Olga Lyubimova, fully realized the intent of the author of the novel his first action.

The main idea of the play, according to the Director — «it is necessary to know the history to make you feel more present.»

The cast of more than 40 artists, including Andrei Yahorau, Alina Pokrovskaya, Alexander Rozhkovsky, Andrey Novikov and Denis Kutuzov.