The Mayakovsky theater on Sunday will present the first premiere of the season

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in photobacteria in the Moscow academic theater named VL. Mayakovsky. Archival photoThe Mayakovsky theater on Sunday will present the first premiere of the season© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

The first premiere of the season in the theater. Mayakovsky September 30 will be the performance «Moscow. Literally» by the film Director Nikita Kobelev with students Workshop Mindaugas Karbauskis, reported in a press-service of the theatre.

Last year after a long break after the departure of the legendary artistic Director of theatre Andrey Goncharov, which much of his teaching at GITIS, «Mayakovka» appeared again his course in this University, which scored Mindaugas Karbauskis, who now heads the theater. And it is the work of students Karbauskis Workshop will open with a parade of theater. Mayakovsky in the new season.

A new play about Moscow. Within a few months, the students talked with Muscovites, the result of these meetings and conversations were hundreds of different stories, many of which were included in the performance. Characters – the Professor and vagabonds, musicians and artists, guests of the capital and its indigenous inhabitants.

Director Nikita Kobelev’s not the first time drawn to documentary theatre: together with Sasha Denisova for several years he led the Studio Off of the Mayakovsky Theater – the first documentary Studio at the repertory theater. There were performances such as «nine of ten» — about the history of the theatre, «Decalogue on Sretenka» — on the violation of the commandments in modern Moscow.

«When Mindaugas was gaining course, we already knew that there will be a semester devoted to documentary theatre and verbatim, — told RIA Novosti Director. — The first thing I started doing this work – got guys with a specific set of questions and tasks in different places of Moscow. Verbatim not only requires the actor’s professionalism, but also the complicity of the human, the ability to interest the interlocutor, to ask a question correctly, to talk. Of the many brought by the guys of the stories we have selected the best and tried to make a show. Turned out talking about today, giving an idea of what is happening today with the Muscovites, as Moscow has changed».

According to Kobeleva, this work was important for the players themselves, it helped to see the real life around him, and it largely changed their attitude to people, they become more attentive, knowing that every man is its own story, each with its own special world.

«With us on the production was photographer Anton Akimov, one of the authors of the book «the History of houses in Moscow, told their residents». And the pictures that we show during the performance, contain your special story somewhere coinciding with the stories, and somewhere saying something different about what surrounds us,» said the Director.

Premiere shows will take place on 30 September, 7 and 28 Oct. All performances start at 15.00.