Eugene Onegin

Tue 3.09.2019 19:00

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State Academic Theatre named after E. Vakhtangov

Country: Russia
Director: Rimas Tuminas
Duration
: 3 hours 30 minutes (one intermission)
Genre: drama
Age restriction: 16+
Language: Russian with Azerbaijani subtitles

The idea, literary composition and staging: Rimas Tuminas
Set design: Adomas Jacovskis
Costumes: Mariya Danilova
Music: Faustas Latenas
Choreographer: Angelica Cholina
Musical director: Tatiana Agaeva
Lighting Designer: Maya Shavdatuashvili
Make-up artist: Olga Kalyavina
Work with actors: Alexei Kuznetsov
Scenic speech teacher: Susanna Serova
Editor: Elena Knyazeva
Sound Engineers: Ruslan Knushevitsky, Andrey Rybnikov
Concertmaster: Natalya Turiyanskaya
Assistant trainer: Gulnaz Balpeisova
Assistant Director: Natalya Menyshikova, Nataliya Kuzina
Cast: Sergey Makovetskiy, Aleksei Guskov, Leonid Bichevin, Artur Ivanov, Oleg Makarov

Rimas Tuminas in his production of “Eugene Onegin” does not aim at a full scenic adaptation of A.S. Pushkin’s novel in verse. For his main theme, he chooses a story of Tatyana’s love for Onegin, a story with prologue and epilogue. The performance unfolds in the memory and imagination of A.S.Pushkin’s characters. We are transferred from Onegin’s room into his country estate, then into the Larin’s house nearby, then to Moscow – and finally back to his room. The scale of events constantly changes: from noisy celebrations to secluded contemplation, from crowd scenes to lonely recollections, all of which are drawn together from the past just like the fragments of Tatyana’s love letter, framed and hung on the wall next to Onegin’s arm-chair.

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