July 15 marks the 165th anniversary of the birth of the great Russian actress Maria Nikolaevna Ermolova (1853-1928). In September the Maly Theatre will dedicate two performances in memory of this legendary actress: «Talents and admirers» by Alexander Ostrovsky (September 14) and «The Last Sacrifice» by Alexander Ostrovsky (September 21).
As you remember, the Maly Theatre's themed train has been running along the Zamoskvoretskaya metro line for a couple of months now. Our young artists took a ride on this train, and then spoke with Muscovites and guests of the capital at the Theatre Square. All the details are in our video.
On June 18 the Artistic Director of the Maly Theatre, People's Artist of the USSR Yuri Mefodievich Solomin is celebrating his birthday. We would like to wish our dear maestro good health, great achievements, inexhaustible energy, creative success! Please accept our cordial greetings and best wishes!
On June 6 a special event dedicated to the birthday of Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin was held in A.I.Sumbatov-Yuzhin's Memorial Apartment - a show «The Tale of the Dead Princess and the Seven Knights» that was performed by the Maly Theatre's actress Varvara Andreeva.
These days the directorate of the independent Audience Choice Award «Star Of The Theatre-Goer» is counting the votes. However due to a large number of new productions that are coming out at the end of the season, the Board of the festival has decided to extend the deadline for the application submission.
By the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the actor of the Maly Theatre of Russia Aleksey Faddeev was awarded the title of Honored Artist of Russia. Congratulations to Aleksey on this new and well-deserved title.