Anastasia Makeeva played a major role in a controversial performance

Анастасия Макеева сыграла главную роль в скандальном спектакле
In the theatre Babkina put the story that critics are calling “immoral”.

Анастасия Макеева сыграла главную роль в скандальном спектакле

A scene from the play. Anastasia Makeeva

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Anastasia Makeeva played in the scandalous project “the Pit” by Alexander Kuprin. When in 1914 the writer opublikoval his story, he was accused of immorality
and excessive naturalism. Only Korney Chukovsky was supported by Kuprin, calling
the story “a slap in the face to all modern society.” And on this ambiguous literary source for at the theater “Russian song” directed by Anna Babanova put music
the play “Pool of love”.

Анастасия Макеева сыграла главную роль в скандальном спектакле

Elena Proklova

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Анастасия Макеева сыграла главную роль в скандальном спектакле

Nadezhda Babkina and Vyacheslav Manucharov

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The main role
hostess public house of Anna Markovna will play Nadezhda Babkina, and indomitable
Eugene, the “most spoiled” girl in the brothel — Anastasia Makeeva. Daniel Spivakovsky
in the “Maelstrom of love” several roles. And Vyacheslav Manucharov plays a man,
who sells his bride Anna Markovna. The role of the hussar, visitor’s public house went to the singer and composer Alexander Kogan, for which it will debut on the theatrical stage.

Анастасия Макеева сыграла главную роль в скандальном спектакле

A scene from the play

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One of the most difficult roles went to Elena Proklova. In the play she plays the housekeeper Zoe brothel — wretched, lame woman at the age of.
Beaten down by life, Zoe unconditionally loyal to the mistress. She meets guests
institutions, control the procedure, and without pity or sentimentality leads
girls prostitutes in a sense, when they are already exhausted and unable to work.

Анастасия Макеева сыграла главную роль в скандальном спектакле

A scene from the play

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“When I was invited to this project, I could not refuse, says Proklova. — Firstly, because I respect the Hope, I know, and I’ll go for it even
at the end of the world. Secondly, such offers, as the play is in Russian
the classics, do not refuse.

Анастасия Макеева сыграла главную роль в скандальном спектакле

Nadezhda Babkina and Alexander Kogan

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Playing for the first time in this extraordinary setting,
which is a tragedy, the truth of life passed on all the drama, stage,
musical and choreographic methods. Had not previously participated in
the performance, the musical — don’t even know what to call it…”

Анастасия Макеева сыграла главную роль в скандальном спектакле

A scene from the play

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And according to Director Anna
Lobanovoj, “Whirlpool of love” is a play with songs, with songs, and pesnyami
prayers… our whole team, which is supervised by Nadezhda Babkina, with enough knowledge
experience and taste, not to destroy the work of Kuprin…

Анастасия Макеева сыграла главную роль в скандальном спектакле

Daniil Spivakovsky

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“The pit” — the last major work of Alexander Kuprin and the most controversial.
Russian classic was working on this novel for six years – from 1908 to
1914, and the first among Russian writers have dared to disclose the subject sales
love…

Анастасия Макеева сыграла главную роль в скандальном спектакле

A scene from the play

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Anticipating the reaction, which can cause novel, in the epigraph to her
Kuprin wrote: “I Know that many will find this novel immoral and
indecent, however, wholeheartedly dedicate it to mothers and youth”.

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