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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Russia,
  • Soviet Union

Subjects:

  • Theater -- Russia -- History,
  • Performing arts -- Russia -- History,
  • Theater -- Soviet Union -- History,
  • Performing arts -- Soviet Union -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Robert Leach and Victor Borovsky ; associate editor, Andy Davies.
ContributionsLeach, Robert, 1942-, Borovsky, Victor, 1939-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2721 .H57 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 446 p. :
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL688241M
ISBN 100521432200
LC Control Number97035232

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This is the first major survey of the Russian theatre to appear since Professor Vsevolodsky-Gerngross's History of the Russian Theatre (I) and the third edition of Professor Varneke's classic work, first published in I, finally revised and republished as a textbook in The material used in all three books does not differ radically. The history of twentieth-century Russian theatre is a special feature of the volume, with chapters following the progress of drama and performance from the revolution, through communism, up . Victor Borovsky is the author of Chaliapin ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), A Triptych from the Russian Theatre ( avg rating, /5(4). The first known masterpieces from Russian theatre came from the brilliant playwrights Griboyedov, Gogol, and Nikolai Ostrovsky. Their plays inspired many and encouraged a new generation of actors, creating a foundation for the burst of theatre popularity in the 19th century. Music were introduced as a complement to plays.

In this book, Sheila Fitzpatrick provides a unique insight into everyday life in Soviet Moscow. Full of drama and colourful characters, her remarkable memoir highlights the dangers and drudgery faced by Westerners living under communism. Red Fortress: The Secret Heart of Russia’s History . As an alternative to the pagan theatre in the 16th century there appeared church theatre performing Biblical stories. The year saw the opening of the first theatre in Russia that would stage plays on Biblical subjects. That was the theatre at the court of tsar Alexei Mikhailovich.   Written by an international team of experts, this book brings together the fruits of recent research into all areas of Russian theatre history. Of particular interest are the chapters written by senior Russian academics, who not only reveal previously unpublished documentation but also offer alternative insights into their subjects/5(10). The Russian professional theatre appeared in , the year of Peter I’s birth, as a court theatre. 70 Already in the early s Tsar Alexis made attempts to hire in the “German lands” and settle in Moscow a troupe of actors, “masters to make comedy” (the word “comedy” at that time was used to denote any dramatic work and theatrical production).