In connection with the March 16, 2020, Decree of Mayor Sobyanin, the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre, like all other theatres in Moscow, has cancelled all performances and other events until April 10, 2020, inclusively.

The lobby, the Word Order bookstore, and the lobby cafe will be closed through April 10.

The theatre box office will be open from March 25—29 and April 6—10  from 12 a.m. to 7 p.m. Here you may return tickets originally purchased at the box office, or purchase tickets for performances and events planned after April 10.

Please be careful, and take care of yourself!

Webcast Performances from the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre

19 March 2020

Beginning March 20 the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre launches online webcasts of theatre performances (many with English subtitles) and lectures organized by the School of Contemporary Spectators and Listeners. Webcasts will take place on the Afisha.ru website, the Culture.ru portal and Vkontakte.ru on the theatre’s page.

 

Each day we will post live links before the evening's webcast. If you see something in the schedule that you wish to watch in the future, come here before showtime for the link.

March 20, 7 p.m. Moscow time
Octavia. Trepanation, an opera
A webcast at afisha.ru

Octavia. Trepanation is a musical reflection on the theme of violence and tyranny. The libretto is based on Leo Trotsky's essay about Vladimir Lenin (1924), and fragments of a play attributed to Seneca about the Roman emperor Nero.

In Russian with English subtitles.

March 23
5 p.m. Moscow time. Discussion: Electrotalk about the opera Maniozis.
In Russian.
7 p.m. Moscow times. Maniozis, an opera

A webcast at Vkontakte.ru on the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre page

This chamber opera by Alexander Belousov is a musical and philosophical reflection, and also an exploration of the history of a maniac. It is based on Spinoza's treatise,  Ethics, about images reaching us from the outside, and the ethical choices that we make ourselves. The opera's title is a combination of the words mania and gnosis - “mania” and “knowledge.”

In Russian and German with English subtitles.

 

March 24, 7 p.m. Moscow time.
The Theatre Institute: A Conversation with Director Dmitry Volkostrelov.
A webcast at Vkontakte.ru on the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre page.
In Russian.

 

March 26, 7 p.m. Moscow time.
Electro Cutting Edge, a discussion:
“The New Russian Theatre: Sluggish and Angry or Just Free?”

With Kristina Matvienko, Anton Khitrov, and Ylena Kovalskaya
A webcast at Vkontakte.ru on the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre page.
In Russian.

 

March 27th
In the framework of Theatre Night in Moscow
5 p.m. Moscow time. Electrotalk discussion about Prose, an opera.
In Russian.
7 p.m. Moscow time. Prose, an opera
A webcast at Vkontakte will be available till March 28, 7 p.m.

Composer Vladimir Rannev interprets Yury Mamleev’s short story “The Bridegroom,” and fragments of Chekhov’s novella “The Steppe,” as stages in the development of a single plot. The first is an example of "cruel" prose, the second is contemplative and almost lacking in action.

In Russian with English subtitles.

 

March 28, 29 and 30, 7 p.m. Moscow time.
Drillalians opera series.
A webcast at Vkontakte.ru on the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre page.

This opera series is based on the novel of the same name by Boris Yukhananov about the fantastic land of the Drills, a place that exists parallel to earthly reality and resides simultaneously in three time frames: the past, the present, and the future.

Composed by Dmitri Kourliandski, Boris Filanovsky, Alexey Sioumak, Sergej Newski, Alexey Sysoev, and Vladimir Rannev.

March 28, 7 p.m. / Episodes I and II. 
A webcast at Vkontakte will be available till March 29, 7 p.m.
March 29, 7 p.m. / Episodes III and IV. A webcast at Vkontakte will be available till March 30, 7 p.m.
March 30, 7 p.m. / Episode V. A webcast at Vkontakte will be available till March 31, 7 p.m.

In Russian with English subtitles.

 

March 31, 7 p.m. Moscow time.
A webcast at Vkontakte.ru on the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre page
An Institute of Theatre lecture: Theatre that Does Not Connect People.

Participants: Semyon Alexandrovsky, Vasya Beryozin, Fyodor Yelyutin, and Vika Privalova

In Russian.

 

April 1, 7 p.m. Moscow time.
Idiotology
A webcast at Vkontakte.ru on the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre page

Klim Kozinsky’s debut production as a director is based on two texts: Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel The Idiot, and Monadology (1714), a philosophical work by the predecessor of classical German philosophy, Gottfried Leibniz.

In Russian with English subtitles.

April 4, 7 p.m. Moscow time.
German Book Center lecture: Bauhaus - 100 Years Ahead. The Story of a Myth.
A webcast at Vkontakte.ru on the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre page.

In Russian.

 

April 5, 7 p.m. Moscow time.
Psychosis
A webcast at afisha.ru

Sarah Kane's play, 4.48 Psychosis, is an iconic play by the British playwright of the in-yer-face generation, which created a new theatrical aesthetic in the 1990s.

In Russian with English subtitles.

 

April 6-11 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Moscow time.
Orphic Games. Punk-macramé
A webcast at Vkontakte.ru on the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre page.

Orphic Games. Punk-macramé is a new-processual project of the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre, a single work in 33 acts and 12 performances, rather like the space of 12 rooms with 33 murals on their walls.

In Russian. 

 

Follow changes in the program at electrotheatre.ru and on social media.

 

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