SALOME BY OSCAR WILDE

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SALOME BY OSCAR WILDE

Salome is a story about a biblical princess who received the head of a prophet for her dance. In world culture, Salome symbolizes the femme fatale image. For years since its inception, the play was banned in both England and Russia. The author intentionally created his work in French, hoping that the modern French, as a more liberated and loyal nation, would accept the play favourably. The play lends itself to a very dramatic interpretation which provides an opportunity to think about what art can do when it's driven by evil forces.

  • Original play by Oscar Wilde
  • Translation of original play: Konstantin Balmont
  • Direction: Oleg Zhyugzhda
  • Music: Pavel Kondrusevitch
  • Artistic director: Vadim Smirnov
  • Head of production:  Evgeniy Yachmenyov
  • Audio engineer: Mikhail Koshevoy
  • Light design: Tamara Gerasimova
  • Cast: Larisa Mikina, Artyom Artemiev, Elena Smirnova, Ivan Panin, Larisa Lomakina, Alexander Kazimirsky

ORENBURG STATE REGIONAL PUPPET THEATRE, ORENBURG, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

The prize-winner and awardee of Russian and international theatrical festivals Orenburg State Regional Puppet Theatre marked its 80th anniversary in 2015. The theatre has a glorious history. The troop toured in Moscow many times, gave performances throughout Russia, repeatedly represented the art of the puppet theatre in the near and far abroad. Children of Hungary and Poland, of France and Bulgaria, of Former Yugoslav State, Peru and Israel applauded the performances of the Orenburg puppeteers. Critics point out the ensemble character of the performances, high plastic culture, the ability of actors to work in different stylistic manners. Today’s playbill includes more than 30 performances which appeal to both adults and children. The collective actively expands the boundaries of the tour and festival activities, replenishes the repertoire with new performances for its audience.

Orenburg State Regional Puppet Theatre

23, Sovietskaya Str.

Orenburg

Russia

www.teatr-kukol.ru

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