very scary bedtime story
by Russian fairy-tales, narration by A. Afanasiev
LAUREATE OF SPECIAL PRIZE BY DIRECTION OF NATIONAL AWARD AND FESTIVAL OF THEATRE ART FOR CHILDREN ?HARLEQUIN?
«In a certain kingdom, in a certain country there was a gentleman — so brave, afraid of nothing …» So begins the Russian folk tale «Fearless barin» — a wise and naive, funny and horrible — a retelling of Alexander Afanasyev, who is rightly called the Russian Grimm . As you know, in Russia in peasant families horror stories were told for children from infancy. So, our history as a truly popular, not afraid of any characters. There live devils and witches, kings and robbers, and of course, fearless gentleman in it. However, fears he had suffered enough!
Russian State Academic Youth Theatre (RAMT) is the first theatre for children, and currently the single federal theatre for youth in the country. It?s situated in the very centre of Moscow — at the Theatre Square, close to Bolshoy and Maly Theatres. Russian Academic Youth Theatre (ex. Central Children Theatre) was founded in 1921 by Natalya Sats, who became the first art director of the theatre. Since 1980 RAMT is headed by People?s Artist of Russia ? Alexey BORODIN. Today RAMT is a theatre for every age. RAMT was the first in Russia to release Tom Stoppard trilogy ?The Coast of Utopia? and the first in the world theatre practice to release the first three parts of play simultaneously. RAMT?s theatre group is considered to be one of the youngest and best one in Moscow and RAMT?s actors constantly become the price winners of the various competitions and prestige awards.
Director ? Marfa Gorvits (Nazarova)
Stage designer and costumes ? Evgenia Panfilova
Choreography ? Oleg Glushkov
Chorus improvisation ? Vitaliy Galitskiy
Light designer ? Evgeniy Vinogradov
Sound ? Elena Birjukova
Actors — Michail Shklowskij, Alexey Mishakov, Denis Balandin, Alexey Bobrov, Roman Stepenskij, Ljudmila Tsibulnikova, Ljudmila Pivovarova, Anna Kovaleva
Performance duration ? 1 hour
Age ? 7+
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