the building of the theater “Sovremennik” in Chistoprudny Boulevard began farewell to its artistic Director — people’s artist of the USSR Galina Volchek. She died on 26 Dec on 87-m to year of life.
I came to say Goodbye many fans, colleagues and students of Belarus, public figures and artists, including Sergei Garmash, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Mikhail Efremov. In the lobby of the theatre is the portrait of the actress in the auditorium “Contemporary”. The picture shows those who will always remain “contemporary” Oleg Efremov, Oleg Dal, Lilia Tolmacheva, Evgeni Evstigneev, Oleg Tabakov and many others.
the Coffin Galina Volchek installed on the stage of “Contemporary” are her family and friends. On stage, dozens of wreaths, reports TASS.
After bidding farewell to Galina Volchek will be buried at Novodevichy cemetery near the grave of Mark Zakharov. Also buried nearby are actors Oleg Tabakov and Leonid Bronevoy.
Galina Volchek became the chief Director of the theater “Contemporary” in 1972. In 1989 she was artistic Director of the theater.