Unique theater project in Brazil dedicated to Russian theater and Chekhov!
The unique project “Station of the Russian Theater: Chekhov” will be presented in Brazil in 2020 by the SESC Cultural Center (Sao Paulo) and the Chekhov International Theatre Festival.
Several performances based on the Chekhov’s plays from different cities of Russia will be shown throughout the year in Sao Paulo. One per season.
Danilo Santos de Miranda, Director of SESC Cultural Center (Sao Paulo):
“Paying tribute to the high level of Brazilian art, we also recognize the need to introduce the Brazilian audience to the most important landmarks, one of which is Russian theater...
The SESC Cultural Center and the Chekhov Festival share common values, among which is the great importance of art and its freedom to ask the humanity questions, including those that question humanity itself”.
The press conference was attended by:
- Valery Shadrin, general director of the Chekhov festival;
- Danilo Santos de Miranda, Director of SESC Cultural Center (Sao Paulo);
- Evgeny Zakharov, Deputy Director of Yekaterinburg Theater for Young Spectators;
- Kamil Tukaev, leading actor of Voronezh Chamber Theater.
The program is supported by the Russian Ministry of Culture, Moscow Department of Culture, Governments of Voronezh and Sverdlovsk Regions.