International Theatre Forum «TEART»
Visual and Performing Arts Centre
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Duration: 3 hours without intermission
  • 10 oct 2020, 15:00
St. Petersburg State Drama Theatre «Priyut Komedianta»
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Golden Mask Festival
Video screenings of the best Russian performances

Based on William Shakespeare's “King Lear”

Premiere – September 23, 2011

1941. The head of the USSR had cursed his youngest daughter, and she emigrated to Germany with her husband Zarathustra. When the Great Patriotic War begins she leads Germans to the walls of the Kremlin to save her father, locked by her sisters into the Serbsky Institute in order to use punitive medicine methods on him. In this performance men play women, women play men, and phenomenal Rosa Khairullina plays Lear.

  1. Director Konstantin Bogomolov

    Set Designer Larisa Lomakina

    Cast Rosa Khairullina, Uliana Fomicheva, Gennady Alimpiev, Darya Moroz, Anton Moshechkov, Pavel Chinarev, Tatyana Bondareva, Irina Salikova, Alena Bondarchuk, Alena Starostina

In Russian language without subtitles
The performance is shown on screen

St. Petersburg State Drama Theatre «Priyut Komedianta»

One of the main theatres in Saint Petersburg. The repertory of the theatre includes more than 20 performances of various genres: from Russian and foreign classics to modern drama. It is the first state Russian theatre without a permanent troupe, the synthesis of a Russian repertory theatre and European contract system. This system lets the viewers see the best actors of Russia and St. Petersburg on the same stage in productions of the best Russian directors. Many performances of the theatre were awarded in Russia and abroad, among the awards there are the St. Petersburg Highest Theatre Prize “Golden Sofit”, Russian National Theatre Award “Golden Mask”, and the St. Petersburg Theatre Award for Young Creators “Proryv”.

Konstantin Bogomolov
Konstantin Bogomolov

Graduated from the Philology Faculty of the Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1997 and the Russian Institute of Theatre Arts — GITIS in 2003. He staged spectacles in the theatres of Russia, Lithuania, Poland, Latvia, and Italy. In 2007, he was awarded the Chaika Prize for the play Much Ado About Nothing in the nomination “Take a Step” for an unconventional reading of a classical work. He is a laureate of the Oleg Tabakov Charity Fund Prize and the Oleg Yankovsky Prize “Creative Opening”. Since 2008, he has been nominated for the Golden Mask Award 12 times, in 2014 he was awarded the Critic's Prize of the festival for the spectacle An Ideal Husband: A Comedy. In 2015, he was recognized as the “Director of the Year” according to GQ magazine. In 2019, he was appointed artistic director of the Moscow Theatre on Malaya Bronnaya.