Sergei Makovetsky danced on the Arbat

Сергей Маковецкий станцевал на Арбате
Actor dance celebrated the end of the theatrical season.

Сергей Маковецкий станцевал на Арбате

Sergei Makovetsky Eugene and Kregzde

Photo: Yury Feklistov

Сергей Маковецкий станцевал на Арбате

Marina Esipenko and Julia Rutberg with the mother Irina

Photo: Yury Feklistov

The star of the Vakhtangov theater Sergei Makovetsky swirled in a waltz on the Arbat, right in the columns of the native theater. It happened on the closing day of the 95th of the season. For seven consecutive years, the troupe headed by chief Director Rimas Tuminas sums up the theatrical year, arranging for their fans to street concert.

Сергей Маковецкий станцевал на Арбате

Alexander Oleshko

Photo: Yury Feklistov

Presenter of the concert on an improvised platform was Alexander Oleshko. And in the program took part the theatre of all generations. Igor Kartashev, together with the orchestra opened the performance Vakhtangov waltz, Evgeny Knyazev and Aleksey Kuznetsov, read poems, Yury Kraskov played
a rare musical instrument concertina, Yulia Rutberg performed
French song from the repertoire of Edith Piaf. Applause broke and the graduates of the Shchukin drama school (course Alexander Koruchekova): they danced a number from the play “Peter pan”. Elena Kamburova has sung a song from the repertoire of Okudzhava, glorified in his work the Arbat.

Сергей Маковецкий станцевал на Арбате

Incendiary dance from Sergei Makovetsky and his colleagues

Photo: Yury Feklistov

In the final for the speakers joined the participants of the performance Tuminas Eugene Onegin”, which closed the season, and that Vakhtangov showed in the different countries of the world. The actors quickly passed over with the main stage of the theater on the street, met with an ovation. With emotion the performers
the main roles of the actors Sergei Makovetsky Eugene Kregzhde and swirled in a waltz. “According to Pushkin novel Onegin and Tatiana never danced together, smiled Makovetsky, signing autographs. — And we did — in spite of the source…”

Сергей Маковецкий станцевал на Арбате

Artistic Director of the theatre Rimas Tuminas declares the season closed

Photo: Yury Feklistov

Evgeny Knyazev and Director of the Vakhtangov theatre Kirill KROK

Photo: Yury Feklistov

Although Vakhtangov closed season, the actors have not gone on vacation. Troupe a couple of days to travel to the Italian city of Spoleto international festival
arts, where the show “Eugene Onegin”. And then in Athens will start
the final phase of the rehearsals of the play “Oedipus the King” by Sophocles, in which the Director Rimas Tuminas took
and his troupe of Greek actors. “The joint project is carried out in
part of the cross Year of Russia and Greece, — said the Director
The Vakhtangov theatre Kirill KROK. — The world premiere will take place on the stage of the oldest existing amphitheatre of Greece.” And at the end of August, the theater will travel to China in Grand theatre of Beijing, the theatre will show “Masquerade”.

Tour does not negate the preparation of new performances. The new season will open on September 12 with a premiere of “the Imaginary invalid” (in leading roles — Sergey Makovetsky and Olga Tomycine).