Residents of Kemerovo saw the original version of the play ’Cunning and Love’ automatic translate
KEMEROVO. The audience, who visited the regional theater of drama on March 28, got acquainted with the work of the Moscow director Nina Chusova. Famous Moscow actors brought an unusual for an entertaining production performance - a director’s version of the play Frederic Schiller’s «Cunning and Love.»
Such a choice of the play for staging an entertaining performance is unusual. Most of the theatrical public always associated the genre of enterprise with a comedy performance, but Nina Chusova, known for her non-standard approach to directing, decided to change the tradition by choosing Schiller’s tragedy for the production.
According to her, the events of the play could well have happened today. Since the stratification of society by social strata today divides people no less than it was during Schiller’s life, the director risked making heroes our contemporaries.
The text of the play Chusova slightly reduced, the design of the stage is minimized, the costumes of the heroes who moved to our days turned from jackets into modern jackets, and the characters became noticeably smaller than in the original play.
However, the plot of the play still tells about the sincere feelings of young people, which these days become a rarity. Love arises between people who are divided almost by an abyss. He is the son of the president, and she is just a daughter of a simple musician.
The origin of Louise, the protagonist of the play, and served as an excuse for the displeasure of her friend’s father. The intrigues of the president, twisted by him in order to discredit the girl, cause the death of young people.
The names of the actors participating in the play are familiar to everyone. Kemerovo residents know Anatoly Vasiliev on the series «Matchmakers», and Tatyana Kosmachyova on the «Closed School». The role of Ferdinand was performed by a young actor Vyacheslav Gugiev.