The first photos of Ingeborga Dapkunaite in the role of Lyubov Orlova

Появились первые фото Ингеборги Дапкунайте в роли Любови Орловой
The actress will play star of the Soviet cinema in the new version of “Circus”.

Появились первые фото Ингеборги Дапкунайте в роли Любови Орловой

Ingeborga Dapkunaite in the play “Circus”

Credit: courtesy of the organizers (Daria Globin)

Ingeborga Dapkunaite will sing the famous song Lyubov Orlova “”I’m from a gun will go to heaven, Digi-Digi-Doo, Digi-Digi-Doo!” in new performance of Theatre of Nations “Circus”. Within the Open art festival “Chereshnevy Les” Director Maxim Didenko offers its own version of the famous blockbuster films of Grigory Alexandrov. Dapkunaite has worked with Didenko: her eccentric performance as Prince Myshkin in the play “the Idiot” was an event. Ingeborga will play in the “Circus” not only Marion Dixon, for which there are direct echoes with Marlene Dietrich, but “Russian Dietrich” — actress Love Orlov.

Ingeborga Dapkunaite in the play “Circus”

Credit: courtesy of the organizers (Daria Globin)

In the role of malicious Franz von Krasica will be Sergey Epishev and Gurgen Tsaturyan and Director of the Soviet circus will play Andrey Fomin and Vladimir Eremin. Will be in the play, and clowns clowns, circus tricks, and a live orchestra. And even a young black boy (actor Gladstone MEHIB), which is a lullaby in the film “Circus” sang the great Soviet Director and actor Solomon Mikhoels. Episode cut, when Stalin gave the order to kill him, but after the death of “great leader” episode in the film was restored.

For all that the new play will not be a repetition of the old movies. “The style of our “Circus” is retrofuturism, the action takes place in the conditional future, which is invented in the distant past,” says Didenko. Artist Maria Tregubov came up with a complex scenery, which create an immediate illusion of the circus, and the composer Ivan Kushnir, rethink and give new life to the famous “Song of the Motherland” by Vasily Lebedev-Kumach and Isaac Dunaevsky and other tunes of the film.

“Circus”, which is sponsored by the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation, this is not the first experience of cooperation of the theatre of Nations under Yevgeny Mironov and “Chereshnevy Les” (it started in 2014 with a performance of “Gargantua and Pantagruel” by Konstantin Bogomolov with Viktor Verzhbitsky, Sergey Chonishvili and Darya Moroz). And Dapkunaite is the winner of Oleg Jankowski award and a member of the Board of Trustees of the festival Chereshnevy Les.