Opening Night at MINI TEATER with Pushkin's Small Tragedies
Mini Teater Ljubljana is announcing its first puppet staging for youth and adults: "Pushkin - small tragedies" by A.S. Pushkin, directed by Alexander Leliauski. The opening night will take place at Mini Teater in Ljubljana Castle on Thursda, August 25, 2005 at 20:00. The first performance after the opening night will be on Sunday, august 28, 2005 at 20:00,
In the new theatrical season 2005/2006 Mini Teater and Unima Slovenia - along with their puppet colleagues from Belarus - present four short tragedies by the Russian poet ana playwright A.S. Pushkin. the Belarus director alexander Leliauski is a world famous artist who works as a professor at the Theatre Academy in Minsk. He decided to put on a puppet stage four Pushkin's tragedies giving them a joint title "Pushkin". So, for the first time in slovenia we will see: The Stingy Knight, Mozart and Salieri, The Stone Guest, and the Feast in the Time of the Plague. The goal of this staging is to lighten up and magnify the characters from Pushkin's tragedies. The chaaracters will be presented as animals (rats, worms, cockroaches...); their concept is abstract, the athmosphere is comic. Stage design and puppet design: Tatsiana Nersisian, a Belarus costume and stage designer. Actors: Gašper Jarni, Igor Štamulak, and Marko Plantan.