A pleiad of prominent crowned heads that frequently appear on the Maly Theatre’s stage was acceded to by a fabulous Tsar Saltan. You would ask why? Well, because every child knows the legendary Tsar from Pushkin's fairy tale. The production of the tale was dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the great Russian poet. The Maly Theatre decided to revive the production almost 20 years after the premiere. In this fairytale performance the harmony of Pushkin’s verse is embellished by directorial concepts and actor’s findings, numerous musical numbers and diverse decorations and costumes.
Performance Director – Vitaliy Ivanov
Designer – Alexander Glazunov
Costume Designer - Konstantin Shamrin
Composers - People's Artist of Russia Grigoriy Gobernik, Eduard Gleizer
Choreographer - Natalya Tsybulskaya
Lighting Designer - Honored Worker of Culture of Russia Andrey Izotov
Assistant Directors - Tatiana Egorova, Honored Worker of Culture of Russia Gana Markina
Premiere - November 11, 2018.
Running time:1 hour and 40 minutes.
In 2 acts
Stage version of V.N.Ivanov
Roles and actors:
Tsatitsa Mary Mark
Tsaritsa Ekaterina Vasilyeva