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Pinocchio

Director: Boris Yukhananov
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Nearest performances

26 January,  Tuesday
19:00 – Forest
27 January,  Wednesday
18:00 – Theatre
26 March,  Friday
19:00 – Forest
27 March,  Saturday
18:00 – Theatre
29 March,  Monday
19:00 – Forest
30 March,  Tuesday
18:00 – Theatre
31 March,  Wednesday
19:00 – Forest
1 April,  Thursday
18:00 – Theatre

Boris Yukhananov's production of Pinocchio continues the mythological, fairy-tale line of works begun in his productions of The Blue Bird and Drillalians. At the heart of the mystery is Carlo Collodi's fairy tale The Adventures of Pinocchio, which the project authors have transformed into "Pino-mythology." 

The theatre's entire troupe is engaged in the project, the main role of which – Pinocchio undergoing metamorphosis – is performed by two young actresses, Maria Belyaeva and Svetlana Naidyonova. The hero's multiple nature offers a unique interpretation of a twin myth. Pinocchio is surrounded by commentators – both a dramatic and an active chorus that, so to speak, siphon the text through themselves. The Electrotheatre's chorus and the dancers also perform. This all comes together in a large, working space.

An important aspect of the Pinocchio. Theatre segment is the commedia dell' arte, which redefines the dell' arte tradition that is associated with Meyerhold and Vakhtangov in Russian history. Dell' arte is actually a crude style, based on the limitless freedom that a man has in engaging society's underbelly, and on very clear, simple desires. At the same time, paradoxically, this is what is left us of the ancient mysterial theatre, from the Eleusinian mysteries. Specially for this purpose, over the course of a year, the company's young members trained under Alessio Nardin, a guest master from Italy, who received his expertise from the hands of Ferrusi Soleri. Masks for these characters were made in Venice.

Pinocchio is the space of a life-affirming street theatre, but also a temple of Pinomythology that stands on this street.

Boris Yukhananov: “Each performance takes for itself a name or aspect; and once again seeks its place in cultural history or context. In this sense, Pinocchio, of course, exists on the fringes, on one hand continuing our series of fairy tales (The Blue Bird and Drillalians), on the other hand, engaging literally with all known fairy tales, while doing something unexpected with them. In principle, new-processual art offers theatre a new territory - one in which one can create one's own myth. A place where you can create your own world. Where you can watch other people do it. It is a world that is not separate from reality, but does not obey it. In this new territory, we embark on a journey that takes us out of the world, as it keeps us with it. We move to another universe filled with both fantastic and real things.”

 

Performers

Maria Belyaeva
Пиноккио
Svetlana Naidyonova
Пиноккио
Alla Kazakova
Ремаркер
Vladimir Dolmatovsky
Иностранец
Irina Savitskova
Ремаркер
Serafima Nizovskaya
Ремаркер
Maria Chirkova
Ремаркер
Igor Makarov
Ремаркер
Yuriy Vasilev
Ремаркер
Uliana Lukina
Ремаркер
Alexander Miloserdov
Зритель
Alexander Panteleev
Джепетто
Alexander Sinyukov
Зритель
Nikolai Trifilov
Зритель
Anna Daukaeva
Сверч
Yevgeny Samarin
Зритель
Azamat Nigmanov
Раффлезия
Boris Dergachyov
Птенчик
Georgy Grishchenkov
Актер театра Манджафокко
Andrei Yemelyanov
Актер театра Манджафокко
Oleg Bazhanov
Король
Anastasia Fursa
Дорогая
Anna Antosik
Зритель
Anna Kapalyova
Зритель
Darya Kolpikova
Актер театра Манджафокко
Lyudmila Khalilullina
Монашка
Olga Bynkova
Дорогая
Yekaterina Kudinskaya
Актер театра Манджафокко
Alyona Kakhuta
Небесный хор
Yelena Byrkina
Небесный хор
Ilona Bul
Небесный хор
Tatyana Perevalova
Небесный хор
Kirill Shirokov
Органист
Darya Zvezdina
Органист
Arina Zvereva
Чудовище
Sergei Malinin
Чудовище
Olga Rossini
Чудовище
Dmitry Matvienko
Чудовище
Ilia Laptev
Чудовище
Andrei Anisimov
Ангел
Vitaly Terekhovsky
Ангел
Dmitry Mikirtumov
Ангел
Yekaterina Andreeva
Танцовщица
Natalia Afanasyeva
Ангел
Alexandra Verkhoshanskaya
Ведьма
Alisa Sviridova
Ангел
Artyom Bogucharsky
Ангел
Raisa Doschanova
Ангел
Anastasia Kazantseva
Ангел
Анастасия Шелепова
Ангел
Pavel Maximenko
Ангел
Yury Duvanov
Манджафокко
Igor Lysov
Манджафокко
Diana Rakhimova
Королева фей Титания
Andrei Ostrovsky
Зритель
Viktoriya Pikos
Зритель
Roman Drobot
Контроль
Maxim Derichev
Мясо
Dmitry Myagky
Актер театра Манджафокко
Anton Lapenko
Иностранец
Dmitry Chebotaryov
Актер театра Манджафокко
Pavel Kravets
Актер театра Манджафокко
Vera Kuznetsova
Актер театра Манджафокко
Anton Kapanin
Актер театра Манджафокко
Anton Kostochkin
Актер театра Манджафокко
Yevgeny Kapustin
Актер театра Манджафокко
Anton Filipenko
Мясо
Yulia Abdel Fattah
Актер театра Манджафокко
Inna Golovina
Королева фей Титания
Irina Koreneva
Королева фей Титания
Yelena Klishchevskaya
Зритель
Leonid Zverintsev
Зритель
Lyudmila Rozanova
Зритель
Nina Firsova
Зритель
Tatyana Maist
Зритель
Tatyana Nazarova
Зритель
Tatyana Ukharova
Джанк-паяц
Anastasia Ksenofontova
Зритель
Anna Mavlitova
Зритель
Anna Senina
Зритель
Anton Torsukov
Зритель
Yevgeny Sergeev
Зритель
Lera Gorin
Зритель
Mikhail Sokolov
Зритель
Fyodor Borisenko
Зритель
Pavel Shumsky
Зритель
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