In connection with the death of the artistic Director of “Sovremennik” Galina Volchek, the theater has decided to make changes in the current repertoire.
Declared on 27, 28 and 29 December performances of “Three comrades”, “Pygmalion” and “the Three sisters” will take place as planned.
“Every one of you who will be in the evening in the hall, and every one of us who will take the stage, to connect with the incredible love for people that Galina Borisovna passed through each actor’s gesture, every mise EN scene. And these days we’re going to play shows in honour of Galina Volchek,” — said on the website of the theatre.
In this December 30, the play “happy” will be canceled. As explained in the “contemporary”, play a fun new year’s Comedy in such a situation is impossible. In the theater, I hope for the understanding of the audience.
Galina Volchek was artistic Director of the Sovremennik theater since 1972. In a movie known for roles in films “don Quixote”, “Autumn marathon”, “Beware of the car” “the little Mermaid” and “Tevye the milkman”.
December 26, 2019 she died in Metropolitan hospital, which was previously hospitalized with pneumonia. Memorial service will be held in the “contemporary” December 29, at 11 o’clock. Then Volchek will be buried at Novodevichy cemetery.