On November 26, 2017 an exceptional evening called «"Boldly for the first time I take complete responsibility for his entire life": Alexander Yuzhin and Alexander Ostuzhev» was held in A.I.Sumbatov-Yuzhin's Memorial Apartment. The evening was held by the Chief Funds Curator of the Maly Theatre's museum Nadezhda Telegina. Honored Artist of Russia Alexander Beliy and artist Alexander Driven recited fragments of letters and diaries of Alexander Ostuzhev and AIexander Sumbatov-Yuzhin.
On March 26 a special evening dedicated to Honored artist of Russia Viktor Nizovoy was held at Yablochkina Central Actor's House. The evening was a sell-out. No empty seats. The evening featured People's Artist of the USSR Yuri Solomin and was hosted by People's Artist of Russia Vladimir Dubrovsky. Below you may find a video recording of the event.
The premiere of the play based on Alexander Pushkin's short story "The Blizzard" was held at the Maly Theatre on April 9 as part of the Easter fundraising event with the support of the Russian Orthodox Church and the "Present" foundation. The play was staged by Aleksey Dubrovskiy and is accompanied by Georgy Sviridov's music performed by the Maly Theatre’s Orchestra.
April 12 marks 195 years since the birth of the great Russian playwright Alexander Ostrovsky, a man whose role in the history of the Maly Theatre can not be overestimated. No wonder our theatre is known as the House of Ostrovsky. All his plays were staged in our theatre, many of them being written specifically for the actors of the Maly Theatre.
On March 16, guests of the Ermolova’s House Museum will have an opportunity to hear the monologues of famous Ostrovsky’s heroines presented by the brilliant actresses of the Maly Theatre - People's Artist of Russia Lyudmila Titova, People's Artist of Russia Svetlana Amanova,Honored Artist of Russia Tatyana Lebedeva, Olga Pleshkova, Polina Dolinskaya, Mari Mark.The evening was hosted by the Honored cultural worker, head of the House-museum of M.N. Ermolova Raisa Ilinichna Ostrovskaya. Enjoy the video of the evening.
As you might remember, two significant events in our theatre's life took place on March 30 and both of them are associated with the Moscow metro. First, the launch of a themed Maly Theatre's train operating on the Zamoskvoretskaya line, and second, the opening of the exhibition called "Captains of the Maly Theatre" on "Vystavochnaya" metro station. Watch the video coverage of these events below.
On April 4 the legendary Russian actress, People's Artist of the USSR Elina Avraamovna Bystritskaya is celebrating her anniversary. Elina Avraamovna is best known for her role of Axinia in Sergei Gerasimov's epic screening of Mikhail Sholokhov's novel And Quiet Flows the Don. She is not only an incredibly beautiful woman, but she is also a talented actress, a true movie and theatre star.
An evening dedicated to the memory of the remarkable Russian artist Evgeniy Yakovlevich Vesnik took place on February 28 at the Maly Theatre. Today we would like to share with you a video recording of this event.
By decree of the President of the Russian Federation, the Maly Theatre's director, People's Artist of Russia, Vladimir Mikhailovich Beylis, was awarded the Order of Honor. The document was signed by Vladimir Putin on March 26, 2018. Congratulations to Vladimir Mikhailovich on the deserved award! We wish you more awards, more inspiration and greater achievements!