The Director spoke about the unique production.
25 January 2018 would have turned 80 years Vladimir Vysotsky. On this anniversary of the Moscow Provincial theatre presented a musical performance “Vysotsky. The birth of a legend” directed by Sergei Bezrukov on the stage of the Kremlin Palace.
The show was created a year ago and first played on 25 January, the day of the 79-th anniversary of Vladimir Vysotsky. From the first impressions, the production enjoyed incredible success with the audience — tickets for the first performances were sold out literally in days, barely having time to go on sale. And now, a week before the show on the main stage with an auditorium with a capacity of more than 6 thousand tickets were to miss — as once and for concerts and performances of Vladimir Semenovich.
“At my concerts Vysotsky said: “Please turn on the light in the room, we’re not a concert in the Kremlin, I am still not allowed…”The Moscow Provincial theatre has set the task — the 80th anniversary of Vladimir Vysotsky to mark in the Kremlin. Let us, — said the Director of the play
Sergei Bezrukov. —A platform in the Kremlin Palace much more than in the Provincial theater, so of course our services will have to show the wonders of professionalism that artists were comfortable to play on this huge stage.
I have worked here 4 years ago, played a performance about Yesenin — “Bully. Confession.» And this, of course, for a dramatic artist a completely unique sensation and a serious test to go on this huge stage and to see before him a huge hall,6 thousand pairs of eyes.
Remember, how sang hamlet — Vysotsky: “I was instructed the night by thousands of binoculars on the axis…” And, of course, the added thrill from the fact that the play is about the Man-the Legend Vysotsky we play in this unique place in a special day, when Vladimir Semenovich will be 80 years old. He is not with us for nearly 40 years, but he is still alive, his work is relevant and popular, and sold thousands hall is proof of that.”
To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the poet for a performance in the Kremlin Palace came the guests of honor: state Secretary, Deputy Minister of culture of the Russian Federation Alexander Zhuravsky, the Governor of Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov, the adviser of the Governor of Moscow region on culture Narmin Shiralieva, Minister of culture of the Moscow region, Oksana Kosareva, representatives of the government of the Russian Federation and Moscow region, ministries and departments.