Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Der befreite Don Quijote written by Anatolii Lunacharskii and produced at the Volkesbuene in Berlin around 1920

    A scene from Der befreite Don Quijote written by the Russian playwright Anatolii Vasilyevich Lunacharskii (1875 - 1933) and produced at the Volksbühne in Berlin in December, 1925


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 1912) written by Aleksandr Blok and produced in Prague around 1920

    A scene from Roza i Krest (The Rose and the Cross 1912) 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 (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 Moisch? around 1910

    The Living Corpse (1890) written by the Russian playwright Lev N. Tolstoy (1828 - 1910) and produced with Moisch? around 1910



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 FinsternisThe 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 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) in 1926?
   It is said that altering Gogol’s original text and even adding to it, Meyerhold created an extended version of the play and, thus, the play-text was taken from the realm of the dramatic into the realm of the theatrical.



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