Ilya Averbukh has forced the skaters out on the ice barefoot

Илья Авербух заставил фигуристов выходить на лед босиком
The premiere of the new show “Romeo and Juliet”.

Илья Авербух заставил фигуристов выходить на лед босиком

In Sochi ice Palace “iceberg” was held
the world premiere drama the ice of the play “Romeo and Juliet”
the Director Ilya Averbuch.

He immediately invited Olympic Champions 7, and
each of them had its own memorable character. Tatiana Totmianina and Maxim
Marinin played Romeo and Juliet, Alexei Yagudin and Roman Kostomarov —
Marcuccio, and Tybalt, Tatiana Volosozhar
and Maxim Trankov — the Prince and Princess of Verona. Loud applause was met
the appearance of Ilya Kulik. The Olympic champion of Nagano has long lived in the United States, but
despite this, his brilliant performance was one of the main sensations
in the evening, and was warmly received by the Russian public.

“For me it was important not to retell the story
written by the great Shakespeare, but rather to show all hidden lines of text
to tell the story as I see and feel it I — said Ilya Averbukh.— And we are not talking about a literal transcription of the original text in the legs
athletes. The show has its own idea, which we disclose in the
the end.

Илья Авербух заставил фигуристов выходить на лед босиком

Everything that happens on the ice — game. But there is
real life between rehearsals, even between the ice and each
lives it differently. But what I learned over the years is
that all are driven by love and this is the main theme of the play!”

Илья Авербух заставил фигуристов выходить на лед босиком

More than half the team Averbuch were scoping out
this ambitious project, the lion’s share of that time took the scenario of “transferring
Shakespeare’s tragedy on skates.” ‘ve done pretty well over the music
support. The play features the works of Sergei Prokofiev,
Mozart, Bach, Mendelssohn, and original music created by the leading
Russian composer of musicals by Roman Ignatyev. The project involves 22
athlete, coach class, 14 artists ice ballet, 5 singers, 10
ballet dancers, 5 musicians. With skaters engaged in professional
fencers, choreographers and acting coaches. Stunning
the beauty of the costumes created a whole team of artists — everything was stitched over 160
suits. As part of the creative and technical teams of the play runs more
150.

Илья Авербух заставил фигуристов выходить на лед босиком

“Today I saw the ice show, but a real
drama theater. I felt in the theater hall with stunning
the set and scenery, with gorgeous actors, which are placed on
best, with incredible passions and emotions, — said Gediminas
Taranda. Is not Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”, however
that is the real Shakespeare.”