The game “Shakespeare. Sonnets” will be played offline and online in three languages on Aleksandrinka
MOSCOW, November 23 – RIA Novosti. On November 23, the Alexandrinsky Theater will host the premiere of Shakespeare Sonnets. He told RIA Novosti, the theater’s press service, that the play will be performed offline and online in Russian, Mari and Tatar languages.
Director Anton Okoneshnikov worked on a production for the multi-genre Alexandrinsky program “Another Scene”.
The new game “Shaspeare. Sonnets” will be shown to viewers offline and online at the same time. In addition, some artists will connect with what is happening online from other Russian cities – Almetyevsk and Yoshkar-Ola. The premiere was held under the auspices of the National Theater Association.
In addition to the actors of Alexandrinka, Alsu Sibgatullina and Ilsur Khaertdinov (Almetyevsk Tatar Drama Theatre), Svetlana Alexandrova and Roman Alekseev (Mari National Drama Theater named after Shketan) take part in the production.
The dramatic basis of the premiere performance, written by Alina Shklyarskaya and Anton Okoneshnikov, is based on one of the translated interpretations of Shakespeare’s sonnets. According to him, these works are love correspondence between the Earl of Rutland and his wife Elizabeth Sidney. Okoneshnikov’s performance is a kind of reconstruction of the relationship between two lovers from the birth of love to death.
14 Shakespeare’s sonnets were translated into Russian by Sergey Stepanov, Tatar by Sharaf Mudarris, translated into Mari, sonnets were translated from Russian by El Gennady Sabantsev, the national poet of the Mari Republic.
Performances will be broadcast on the official pages of the Alexandrinsky Theater VKontakte and on YouTube.
On screening days and until mid-December, an exhibition will be held in the foyer of the Yeni Sahne that will visually and audibly immerse the audience in the context of the events.
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