Vladimir Mashkov has presented the new artistic Director of the Moscow art theatre historical relic


Владимир Машков подарил новому худруку МХТ историческую реликвию
The arrival of Sergei Zhenovach Moscow art theatre actors were met with applause.

Владимир Машков подарил новому худруку МХТ историческую реликвию

Vladimir Mashkov and Sergei Zhenovach

Photo: Yury Feklistov

Vladimir Mashkov, who became the artistic Director of the Theater Tabakov, Irina Miroshnichenko, Nikoali the chindyaikin, Anatoly Bely, Andrey burkovsky, Marina Zudina, Svetlana Ustinova and other stars of the Moscow art theatre.Chekhov warmly welcomed by Sergey Zhenovach, who assumed the duties of head of the main drama theatre of the country.

Владимир Машков подарил новому худруку МХТ историческую реликвию

Filipp Yankovsky and Irina Miroshnichenko

Photo: Yury Feklistov

Opening the meeting of the company, the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky first proposed to honor the memory of Oleg Tabakov not a moment of silence, and applause. The audience stood up and gave the master a long ovation.

After the Minister admitted that his Department has decided to retain the proposed Tabakov system award certificates for the most efficient companies: “I was always agree with Oleg Pavlovich, what a real theater should always be full!” Later he introduced Zhenovach: “Sergey here, not a random person, at the Moscow art theatre he staged performances. I am sure that he will be able to continue the classical line of the Mat. By the way, the Studio of Theatrical art, Zhenovach, which is located in factory building belonging to the family of Stanislavsky — I mean the mystical sign!, now, the Studio will be a branch of the Moscow art theatre!”

Владимир Машков подарил новому худруку МХТ историческую реликвию

Vladimir Mashkov, Vladimir Medinsky and Sergei Zhenovach

Photo: Yury Feklistov

In response, the Zhenovach said that with the appointment to the post of artistic Director Mhta has occurred “change of the whole way of my life. And all this went: our generation is hurt by the ideas of Stanislavsky on the theatre as the art of living human…

Владимир Машков подарил новому худруку МХТ историческую реликвию

Igor Vernik and Andrew burkovskii

Photo: Yury Feklistov

Mat is a legend. I here both exciting and anxious, and happy… Oleg Pavlovich was a great artist, a wonderful person to repeat it is impossible. But you can develop it business: honest, clean and a joy to serve this Holy and legendary place — Mat!”

Владимир Машков подарил новому худруку МХТ историческую реликвию

Alexey Kravchenko and Philip Jankowski

Photo: Yury Feklistov

Vladimir Mashkov added: “I’m happy for my friend Sergey Zhenovach! Time constantly assure me that everything is written in heaven know it. And we either see it, or don’t notice…”

After that Vladimir Lvovich poetically talked about the symbols of the Moscow art theatre — the Seagull, curtain, embroidered with gold thread, the bas-relief “the Wave” over the main entrance to the theater: “It’s all the characters… Maybe the characters the sea of life, May be, dreams that can kill, but you can let it soar… the sea there is always a wave and there is a swimmer. And now at the Moscow art theatre came a new swimmer…”

Mashkov suddenly asked Zhenovach: “what were you doing when you were 21?” He was a bit taken aback, “I studied at the Krasnodar Institute of arts…” “And in Moscow this year celebrated 80-ie of the Moscow art Theater, released the commemorative medal… a long time She lay on my Desk. And I decided to give it to you. On the coin there is the number “8” and eight is the infinity sign, go ahead! And so presenting it to you!”

Marina Zudina, Irina Miroshnichenko

Photo: Ekaterina Tsvetkova