In Estonia, opened the festival «Golden mask – 2018»

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in photomaximum National theatre Award and festival Golden Mask. Archival photoIn Estonia, opened the festival «Golden mask – 2018»© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

Best Russian performances of last season will be able to see the residents of Estonia in the framework of the fourteenth theatrical festival «Golden mask», which opened on Tuesday and will last till October 17, said the organizers of the festival.

Performances of recent seasons, have become nominees and winners of the Russian festival «the gold mask» will show in Tallinn, Narva, Viljandi and sillamäe. All performances come with simultaneous translation into Estonian. During the festival seminars, workshops, and lectures.

At a press conference on Tuesday to mark the opening of the festival, the organizer of the Golden mask festival in Estonia Svetlana Jancek noted that interest in the festival grows every year. «Performance has been viewed more than 70 thousand people. And this was possible thanks to the support of the Ministries of culture of Russia and Estonia, the city authorities of Moscow and Tallinn and private sponsors,» said Jancek.

The festival on Tuesday evening was opened in Narva performance Theater. Vladimir Mayakovsky «the Man who mistook his wife for a hat» directed by Nikita Kobelev at the work of world famous American neuroscientist and writer Oliver sacks.

Viewers will also see a performance of «Oedipus Rex» Theater. Eugene Vakhtangov theatre Director Rimas Tuminas (this co-production with the National theatre of Greece), the musical «Circus» theatre of Nations based on the legendary film Grigory Alexandrov (Director Maxim Didenko). The theatre of Nations will also show the play «Tales of Shukshin» directed by Alvis Hermanis, starring Yevgeny Mironov and Chulpan Khamatova.

Theatre «School of dramatic art» (Laboratory of Dmitry Krymov) and producer Leonid Roberman brought to Estonia the play «the bride» directed by Dmitry Krymov, who carries the play by Ostrovsky in the present.

Theatre «the Red torch» from Novosibirsk will present the play «Three sisters» in an unusual performance of Timothy kulyabina — the performance will take place in sign language with Russian and Estonian subtitles.

Theatre-Studio «Small drama theatre», St. Petersburg, will show children’s performance «the Wizard of Oz» based on the tale by Lyman Frank Baum.