Productions of Plays

his section of the website is devoted to noteworthy stagings of individual dramatic works during the early twentieth century in Russia. We discuss particular elements of the production — set designs, plot, acting, background, etc. — whenever significant for the history of drama.

Victory over the Sun: Designs by Malevich, play by Kruchenykh
Rite of Spring by Stravinsky, Diaghilev was the impressario
The Seagull by Chekhov
The Puppet Show by Blok Petrushka: Music by Stravinsky, scenario by Benois

Vladimir Mayakovsky: A Tragedy by Mayakovsky. Thamyris Kithadros: Play by Annensky, directed by Tairov, designed by Exter Zangezi: Play by Khlebnikov, designed and directed by Malevich The Storming of the Winter Palace The Magnanimous Cuckold. Set design by Popova

The Dybbuk by An-sky
Days of the Turbins by Bulgakov Mayakovsky's Bedbug, directed by Meyerhold Bread  by Kirshon Bread  by Kirshon The Mandate directed by Meyerhold

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