Wednesday, 21 June 2017

The Chief Thing (1921) written by Nikolai Evreinov and produced at the Theatre Guild in New York in 1926

    A scene from The Chief Thing (1921) written by the Russian playwright Nikolai Evreinov (1879 - 1953) and produced at the Guild Theatre, New York City, having run 40 performances from March 22, 1926 to April, 1926





Saturday, 17 June 2017

Roza i Krest (The Rose and the Cross 1913) written by Aleksandr Blok and produced in Prague around 1920

    A scene from Roza i Krest (The Rose and the Cross 1913) written by the Russian playwright Aleksandr Blok (1880 - 1921) and produced in Prague around 1920



He Who Gets Slapped (1922) written by Leonid N. Andreyev and produced at the Modern Theatre in Vienna around 1925

    A scene from He Who Gets Slapped (Der Mann, der die Ohrfeigen bekam, 1922) written by the Russian playwright Leonid N. Andreyev (1871 - 1919) and produced at the Modern Theatre in Vienna around 1925




Thursday, 15 June 2017

Thought written by Leonid N. Andreyev and produced at the Tribune in Germany around 1920

    A scene from Thought written by the Russian playwright Leonid N. Andreyev (1871 - 1919) and produced at the Tribune in Germany around 1920




Okean (The Ocean 1911) written by Leonid N. Andreyev and produced at the Königsberg New Theatre in Germany around 1920

    A scene from Okean (Der Ozean 1911) written by the Russian playwright Leonid N. Andreyev (1871 - 1919) and produced at the Königsberg New Theatre in Germany around 1920




Tuesday, 13 June 2017

The Lower Depths (1902) written by Maxim Gorky and produced at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1902

    Scenes from The Lower Depths (1902) written by the Russian playwright Maxim Gorky (1868 - 1936) and produced at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1902






Sunday, 11 June 2017

The Living Corpse (1890) written by Lev N. Tolstoy and produced with A. Moissi from 1912-14?

    The Living Corpse (1890) written by the Russian playwright Lev N. Tolstoy (1828 - 1910) and produced with Alexander Moissi (Austrian stage actor, 1879 - 1935) as Fedya performed 1400 times by him from 1912 -1914?




AK Schauspieler Alexander Moissi als Fedja in "Der lebende Leichnam"


Vlast' tmy (The Power of Darkness 1886) written by Lev N. Tolstoi and produced at the Kammerspiele in München around 1910

   A scene from Vlast' tmy (Die Macht der Finsternis, The Power of Darkness 1886) written by the Russian playwright Lev N. Tolstoi (1828 - 1910) and produced at the Kammerspiele in München around 1910




Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Mesiats v Derevne (A Month in the Country 1850) written by Ivan Turgenev and produced at the Moscow Art Theatre in December 1909

    A scene from Mesiats v Derevne (A Month in the Country 1850) written by the Russian playwright Ivan Turgenev (1818 - 1883) and produced at the Moscow Art Theatre in December 1909






The Cherry Orchard (1904) written by Anton Chekho and produced at the Moscow Art Theatre in January, 1904

    Several scenes from Vishnevyi Sad (The Cherry Orchard/ Giardino dei Ciliegi 1904) written by the Russian playwright Anton Chekho (1860 - 1904) and produced at the Moscow Art Theatre in January, 1904








Friday, 2 June 2017

Tri Sestry (Three Sisters/ Tre Sorelle 1900) written by Anton Chekhov and produced at the Schiller Theater in Berlin under the direciton of Felling? around 1920

Two scenes from Tri Sestry (Three Sisters, Drei Schwestern 1900) written by the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov (1860 - 1904) and produced at the Schiller Theater in Berlin under the direction of Felling? around 1920





Dyadya Vanya (Uncle Vanya/ Zio Vania 1897) written by Anton Chekhov and produced under the direction of Bitoev? around 1910

A scene from Dyadya Vanya (Uncle Vanya/ Zio Vania 1897) written by the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov (1860 - 1904) and produced under the direction of Bitoev? around 1910



The Bear (1888) written by Anton Chekhov and produced at the National Theater in Berlin around 1910

A scene from The Bear (Der Bär, Медведь / Medwed, 1888) written by the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov (1860 - 1904) and produced at the National Theater in Berlin around 1910



Thursday, 1 June 2017

Les (The Forest 1870) written by Aleksandr Nikolaevich Ostrovskii and produced under the direction of V. E. Meyerhold around 1920

A scene from Les (The Forest 1870) written by the Russian playwright Aleksandr Nikolaevich Ostrovskii (1823 - 1886) and produced under the direction of V. E. Meyerhold (1874 - 1940) around 1920





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Revizor/ The Inspector General (1836) written by Nikolai Gogol and produced under the direction of V. E. Meyerhold in 1926

A scene from Revizor/ The Inspector General (1836) written by the Russian playwright Nikolai Gogol (1809 - 1952) and produced under the direction of Vsevolod Emilevich Meyerhold (1874 -1940) on December 1, 1926. Changing Gogol’s original text and even adding to it, Meyerhold created an extended version of the play.





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Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Boris Godunov (1831) written by Aleksandr Pushkin and produced at the National Theater, Berlin with the stage designed by Emile Birshan? around 1900

A scene from Boris Godunov (1831) written by the Russian playwright Aleksandr Pushkin (1799 - 1837) and produced at the National Theater, Berlin, with the stage designed by Emile Birshan? around 1900



Woe from Wit (Горе от ума, Gore ot Uma 1823) written by Alexander Sergeyevich Griboyedov and produced at the Moscow Little Theatre in 1917?

A scene from Woe from Wit (Горе от ума, Gore ot Uma 1823) written by the Russian playwright Alexander Sergeyevich Griboyedov (1795 - 1829) and produced at the Maly (Little) Theatre, in Moscow, probably 1917, with Olga Gzovskaya (1883 - 1962) playing as Sophia




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Sunday, 28 May 2017

Himmel und Hölle (1919) written by Paul Kornfeld and produced at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin, in 1919

Two scenes from Himmel und Hölle (5-act-tragedy, 1919) written by Paul Kornfeld (1889 - 1942) and produced at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin, probably in 1919





Bocksgesang (1921) written by Franz V. Werfel and produced by the Theatre Guild in New York in 1926

A scene from Bocksgesang (1921) written by the Austrian playwright Franz V. Werfel (1890 - 1945) and produced by the Theatre Guild with Lee Simpson, in New York City in 1926