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THE VISIT OF THE OLD LADY
Friedrich Dürrenmatt

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Nearest shows: 26.05

The Visit of the Old Lady, based on the play by Friedrich Dürrenmatt and staged by Ilan Ronen (Israel) is a story of love and revenge. A wealthy woman Claire Zachanassian, returns to her former hometown, Güllen, in ordern to give a ruined city and its poor townspeople a fortune. There's, however, one condition... Despite the seemingly dramatic plot, the author calls his play a comedy. And the director leaves the choice to the audience either to laugh or to cry...

Director - Ilan Ronen (Israel)

Set Designer - Lily Ben Nachshon (Israel)

Costume Designer - Anat Sternschuss (Israel)

Video-art - Yoav Cohen (Israel)

Lighting Designer - Andrey Izotov (Russia)

Composer - Eduard Gleizer

Assistant directors - Nataliya Demidova, Svetlana Mochalova

Choreographer - Nataliya Tsybulskaya

Сhoirmaster - Galina Guseva


Premiere - November 16th, 2017

Running Time: 2 hours 45 minutes

A Tragic Comedy in Three Acts
The performance runs with one intermission

Roles and actors:

Claire Zachanassian, a famed billionaire народная артистка России Lyudmila Titova

Ill Laureate of the State prizes of the Russian Federation, народный артист России Vasiliy Bochkaryov

Matilda, his wife заслуженная артистка России Zinaida Andreeva заслуженная артистка России Ekaterina Bazarova

Ottilie, Ill's daugher; the Mayor's granddaughter, one of the citizens Olga Pleshkova Mariya Dunaevskaya Daria Shevchuk

Karl, Ill's son; the Doctor Maksim Filatov

The Mayor Recipient of the Prize of the Russian Federation Government, народный артист России Alexander Klukvin Dmitriy Zenichev

Toby, former New York gangster; the Acrobat; one of the citizens Dmitriy Krivosheev Oleg Dobrovan Дмитрий Сафонов

Hoby, Husbands VII-IX; one of the citizens; a person in the studio Maksim Khrustalyov

Roby, former New York gangster; Cameraman; one of the citizens Dmitriy Krivosheev

Boby, the Butler заслуженный артист России Sergey Tezov

The Priest; Mr. Hofbauer; one of citizens заслуженный артист России Vasiliy Dakhnenko

The Schoolmaster народный артист России Vladimir Nosik

The Painter; the Mayor's granddaughter; the journalist; first woman in Ill's shop Mariya Dunaevskaya

Second woman in Ill's shop; one of the citizens Mariya Seryogina

Policeman народный артист России Viktor Nizovoy Aleksey Anokhin

Koby, the blind; Conductor; one of the citizens Mikhail Fomenko

Loby, the blind; the Butcher; one of the citizens заслуженный артист России Viktor Bunakov заслуженный артист России Aleksey Dubrovskiy

THE VISIT OF THE OLD LADY
Friedrich Dürrenmatt
A Tragic Comedy in Three Acts
The performance runs with one intermission

Nearest shows: 26.05
Buy tickets

The Visit of the Old Lady, based on the play by Friedrich Dürrenmatt and staged by Ilan Ronen (Israel) is a story of love and revenge. A wealthy woman Claire Zachanassian, returns to her former hometown, Güllen, in ordern to give a ruined city and its poor townspeople a fortune. There's, however, one condition... Despite the seemingly dramatic plot, the author calls his play a comedy. And the director leaves the choice to the audience either to laugh or to cry...

Director - Ilan Ronen (Israel)

Set Designer - Lily Ben Nachshon (Israel)

Costume Designer - Anat Sternschuss (Israel)

Video-art - Yoav Cohen (Israel)

Lighting Designer - Andrey Izotov (Russia)

Composer - Eduard Gleizer

Assistant directors - Nataliya Demidova, Svetlana Mochalova

Choreographer - Nataliya Tsybulskaya

Сhoirmaster - Galina Guseva


Premiere - November 16th, 2017

Running Time: 2 hours 45 minutes

Roles and actors

Claire Zachanassian, a famed billionaire народная артистка России Lyudmila Titova

Ill Laureate of the State prizes of the Russian Federation, народный артист России Vasiliy Bochkaryov

Matilda, his wife заслуженная артистка России Zinaida Andreeva заслуженная артистка России Ekaterina Bazarova

Ottilie, Ill's daugher; the Mayor's granddaughter, one of the citizens Olga Pleshkova Mariya Dunaevskaya Daria Shevchuk

Karl, Ill's son; the Doctor Maksim Filatov

The Mayor Recipient of the Prize of the Russian Federation Government, народный артист России Alexander Klukvin Dmitriy Zenichev

Toby, former New York gangster; the Acrobat; one of the citizens Dmitriy Krivosheev Oleg Dobrovan Дмитрий Сафонов

Hoby, Husbands VII-IX; one of the citizens; a person in the studio Maksim Khrustalyov

Roby, former New York gangster; Cameraman; one of the citizens Dmitriy Krivosheev

Boby, the Butler заслуженный артист России Sergey Tezov

The Priest; Mr. Hofbauer; one of citizens заслуженный артист России Vasiliy Dakhnenko

The Schoolmaster народный артист России Vladimir Nosik

The Painter; the Mayor's granddaughter; the journalist; first woman in Ill's shop Mariya Dunaevskaya

Second woman in Ill's shop; one of the citizens Mariya Seryogina

Policeman народный артист России Viktor Nizovoy Aleksey Anokhin

Koby, the blind; Conductor; one of the citizens Mikhail Fomenko

Loby, the blind; the Butcher; one of the citizens заслуженный артист России Viktor Bunakov заслуженный артист России Aleksey Dubrovskiy

News

CONGRATULATIONS ON A NEW ROLE

​On November 4 Daria Shevchuk made her stage debut in the role of Ottilie, Ill's daughter in Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s «The Visit of the Old Lady». We sincerely wish her every success in her future endeavours.

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CONGRATULATIONS ON A NEW ROLE

​On September 5 Maksim Filatov made his stage debut in the role of Karl, Ill's son in Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s «The Visit of the Old Lady». It was an urgent replacement, and responsibility was huge, but Maksim did his best.

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