Over a dozen of St. Petersburg theatres reopened for the audience on September 12, the very first day when the restrictions were lifted.
The first performances in St. Petersburg theatres that reopened after the lockdown gathered full houses, a spokesperson for the city government told Saint-Petersburg TV Channel.
The Akimov Theatre staged Energetic People based on a story by Vasily Shukshin. The St. Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy had the first night of The Firebird. War Songs, a dedication to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Second World War.
On Saturday, the audience was back to the Buff Theatre, Masterskaya, the Youth Theatre, and the Bolshoy Puppet Theatre. This week, Zazerkalie, Carambole, and the Arkady Raikin Theatre are reopening.
The first performances of the Youth Theatre on the Fontanka, which is starting the new season with Kasatka and Wed by the Tide (Romeo and Jeannette) are sold out.