Days Andreeva: there is no death


From 22 March to 4 April in St. Petersburg will be held the days of Leonid Andreyev. The organizers – the people of theater, film, critics, historians – these enthusiasts, inspired by the creative fate Andreeva, the study of its heritage, implement the project on a voluntary basis. However, the scale and variety of events prepared by them is impressive.

Leonid Andreyev – a symbolic figure of the early twentieth century. Writer, playwright, founder of the Russian expressionism. Outrageous personality – the master of the house-towers, photographer, cyclist, sailor. Festival “Leonid Andreev – there is no death” will tell about it in different ways – from the deeply academic to the equally outrageous, as he was himself.

In the framework of the project performances (Theatre for a New Audience “Synthesis” plays by Leonid Andreyev “of Human Life” and “King-Hunger”; Theatre “Russian enterprise to them. Andrei Mironov” “Days of our lives”); the series of lectures “arc meeting” with the participation of leading researchers of creativity of the writer; film screenings on the works of L. Andreev from silent cinema of the 1920-ies up to our days with comments of film critics and discussions after viewing; excursions to the places of L. Andreev in St. Petersburg.

It is worth noting the journey time to the play of Vsevolod Meyerhold “Human Life” in 1907. Joint with the Museum-apartment of A. A. Blok production in 2018, with audience participation, on Dekabristov street on the play by Olga Markaryan “Officer” – a new form of theatrical urban space.

Promises to be an exciting and performance in the forest in the Resort area. The bus with the audience will travel to the Gulf of Finland and the village Youth, where theatre will come alive of the disappeared: the house Andreeva, destroyed during the Civil war, the missing and cemetery, where the burial place of the writer, his remains were moved there in 1956 to Mostki.

The project starts 22 March at 19.00 the play “Life of Man” in the House of youth of Vasileostrovsky district (Great prospect V. O., 65 lit. A).

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