Exhibition "Meyerhold Theater. Imperial Stage" Automatic translate
с 27 Марта
по 22 Апреля
Санкт-Петербургская государственная Театральная библиотека
ул. Зодчего Росси, д. 2
From March 27 to April 22, 2019, the St. Petersburg State Theater Library will host the exhibition “Meyerhold Theater. The Imperial Scene ”, dedicated to the 145th anniversary of the birth of Vsevolod Emilievich Meyerhold.
Vsevolod Meyerhold (1874–1940), nee Karl Casimir Theodor Meyergold, is a director, actor, teacher, theater figure, one of the reformers of the 20th century theater. He knew a great lifetime glory - and took a martyr’s end. Theater of the XX century is inconceivable without Meyerhold and owes much to it.
In 1908, at the invitation of V. Telyakovsky, Meyerhold became the director of the St. Petersburg Imperial Theaters - Alexandrinsky and Mariinsky. Here he worked until 1917. During this time, performances based on the works of K. Hamsun, E. Hardt, J.-B. were staged at the Alexandrinsky Theater. Moliere, P. Clderon, A. Ostrovsky, M. Lermontov and other writers. The Mariinsky Theater featured operas by R. Wagner, M. Mussorgsky, K.-V. Gluck, R. Strauss, A. Dargomyzhsky and M. Glinka’s ballet.
The director of the Imperial Theaters is dedicated to the exhibition “Meyerhold Theater. The imperial scene. " It presents sketches of costumes, props, furniture, wigs and make-up by A. Shervashidze and A. Golovin for the dramatic performances of “Jester Tantris” by E. Hardt, “Don Juan” by J.-B. Moliere, The Steadfast Prince by P. Calderon, Masquerade by M. Lermontov, to the operas Tristan and Isolde by R. Wagner, Orpheus and Eurydice K. -V. Gluck, “Electra” by R. Strauss, “Stone Guest” by A. Dargomyzhsky and to the ballet “Aragona Hota” by M. Glinka.
Costume sketches created by the artist D. Stelletsky for the unrealized play “Tsar Fedor Ivanovich” based on the play by A.K. supplement the exposition. Tolstoy.
The exhibition also demonstrates fragments of articles on the appointment of Meyerhold to the position of director of the "state troupe" and reviews of performances from periodicals from 1907-1917.