Actors of St. Petersburg's leading theaters will show their plays, with the city's panoramic views as their decorations. The "theater on the rooftop" project was launched in the northern capital
Despite the cold weather, organizers promise to the spectators that it will not be cold. Anastasiya Petruk attended the first screening
Anastasiya Petruk, reporter: "A theater under the open sky. Classic Oblomov in a new style. Here a spectator will be able to become a citizen of the world, and enjoy a panoramic view of the botanical garden"
Ten characters. Performed by only two people. Both are beyond time and culture
The role of Oblomov in the play is performed by actor Stepan Beketov. Actor Anton Leonov plays Shtoltz, Ilyinskaya, Penkin and other characters.
Anton Leonov, actor: "I like this play. The roles are different, it's good when I have small roles. I like many small roles. You can switch between them. It's interesting and gives you diversity as an actor"
The theater of explicit plastics re-created the story written by Goncharov more than 150 years ago, they created it anew and gave it their own answer. The play is based on different types of scenic and ordinary movement, dance and pantomimes.
Roman Kaganovich, director: "there is a man who spends time lying on the sofa. It is boring. In reality, we have such cliché in our Russian heads. We had thought for a long time how to avoid this. Understood that it's impossible, and just created a very vibrant spectacle, slightly evil and aggressive in its form"
Open air theaters will welcome guests throughout the entire summer. Rooftops have been equipped with rain protection and warm blankets, which are absolutely necessary in St. Petersburg.