Famous actor may 20 and 21 presented the Petersburg public a new performance of the Moscow theater “Contemporary” – “do Not leave your planet.”
One of the most popular contemporary Russian actors Konstantin Khabensky is hot right now – he is involved in charity projects being implemented by his personal Fund, he starred in the movie, but don’t forget to play in a repertory theatre, and is constantly to delight the audience with premieres.
Here and these days he was brought to St. Petersburg “Music Hall” his latest production “don’t leave their planet” based on the novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupery “the Little Prince”. The production is a fantasy, combining dramatic game of the artist, the skill of classical musicians, Yuri Bashmet, unusual scenography, kinetic objects and the latest achievements in the field of video-art will not leave anyone indifferent – here is something to think about, both adult and child. It is also noteworthy that the actor himself plays all the roles in this performance! He plays not only the narrator, a pilot, a man dying of thirst in the desert, but the Little Prince, and the King, the drunkard, the conceited man, the Lamplighter, the Geographer.
Petersburg is not alien to this spectacle, because, according to the Director, Victor Kramer, in the Northern capital appeared the idea of creating this production, and on “Lenfilm” in the winter of rehearsals were held. Yes, the St. Petersburg audience perceives the actor in a special way.
“St. Petersburg is the audience really demanding and she won’t pay attention to past achievements,” admitted before the show famous actor.
The creators emphasize that “do Not leave your planet” – not a retelling of “the Little Prince”, a free interpretation, although the philosophical implications of the famous novel, the creators have tried to maintain.
“Today, I have some questions that stand in front of me sharply enough, and they emerge in the play. I honestly try to think about them, adhering to the framework of the play. Tomorrow I can worry about something else, and today can emerge out of this question of literary material,” says Knightley.
Note that after a few days the actor will be a dad for the second time, together with his wife Olga, they are waiting for the addition to the family. Of course, such an event cannot fail to affect the internal world of men. The actor carefully preparing for a long-awaited event – the stories of my friends, he spends all his free time with his wife, has recently acquired a luxury property in the center of Moscow, a few weeks ago he performed at the Mariinsky theatre, read the symphonic fairy tale “Peter and the Wolf”.