The play «Erendira»

The play «Erendira»



ABOUT THE DRAMA:
Gabriel José de la Concordia "Gabo" García Márquez (Gabriel García Márquez) is a Colombian writer, journalist, publisher and politician. Nobel Laureate (1982). He became world famous after the publication in 1967 of the novel "One Hundred Years of Solitude." "The incredible and sad story of the simple-hearted Erendir and her heartless grandmother" refers to the "mature" period of the writer's work, when he has already achieved perfection in the style of magical realism that made him famous and became his "visiting card". The intertwining of carnival and political satire, mythology and magic, rational and irrational, real and fictional - these are the distinguishing features of Marquez's works.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Fedor Lavrov is an actor of theater and cinema, a composer, and now a director. He graduated from the St. Petersburg State Academy of Theater Arts (course of V. V. Petrov) in 1996. From 2007 to 2011 - Artist BDT them. G. A. Tovstonogov. Since 2011, he serves in the Moscow Art Theater. A.P. Chekhov. He plays in the plays "The Event" by V. Nabokov (directed by K. Bogomolov, 2012), "Crime and Punishment" based on the novel by F. Dostoevsky (directed by L. Ehrenburg, 2012), "Zoikin's Apartment" by M. Bulgakov (dir. K. Serebrennikov, 2012), "The Tale of What We Can and Can not Do" by M. Durnenkov on the prose of P. Lutsik and A. Samoryadov (directed by M. Gatsalov, 2013). On stage, BDT plays the role of Paul in the play "Vassa Zheleznova" (directed by S. Yashin, 2006). Laureate of the St. Petersburg independent actor's award. V. I. Strzhelchik (2008)

ABOUT PIECE:
Latin America. In the heart of the desert lives the widow of the smuggler, the powerful cruel Grandmother, and her 14-year-old granddaughter, Erendir. One night, the "wind of unhappiness" overturns the candle that Erendira forgot to blow out, falling asleep from unbearable labor. The fire destroys the house and all the property of Grandmother. "My poor girl! You will not have enough life to compensate me for such damage, "says Babushka Erendire. For thirty pesos she sells the virginity of her beloved granddaughter to a local butcher. When the district does not have a single man able to pay for Erendira's love, Grandmother takes her granddaughter to the desert in search of places more profitable for paying off the debt. There they meet Ulysses - a young man with the face of an angel ...

The performance is created in the spirit of the Mexican "retablos" (naive hand-painted postcards, in which people thank the saints for their help). It sounds uncomplicated melodies and poems of the peoples of Latin America, full of sincerity and passion. The favorite of the public, n. Russia, Nina Usatova will appear before the audience in an unexpected, ominous and at the same time incredibly charming image.

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