In Saint Petersburg first came to tour the Habima theatre from Israel

MOSCOW, September 20 — RIA Novosti. The national theatre of Israel “Habima” first came on tour to St. Petersburg, performances will be held in the framework of the X International theatre festival “Alexandrinsky”, told RIA Novosti press-service of “Alexandrinka”.

Tours of the theater “Habima” for the first time will be held in Saint-Petersburg. On the stage of Alexandrinsky theatre on 20 and 21 September will be presented the play “the Miser” by Moliere.

The complexity of this play by Moliere is that all the action takes place in one day in one room. Performance Director Ilan Ronen wanted to find out how you can create a sense of chaos, through which to pass a whole house for this one day.

The history of the theater dates from founded in 1917, the Studio of the Moscow Art theatre “Habima”. In the early years of this famous Studio was on tour in St. Petersburg. In 1925, the theatre went on a long overseas tour.

In 1928, the troupe he founded the first national permanent theatre in Israel. The current tour in the status of “Habima” will be held in St. Petersburg for the first time.

In Russia, the theater was nearly thirty years since, when in 1990, an Israeli troupe made a historic return to the Moscow stage. Then, in the Vakhtangov theatre presented two performances of “Sunset” by Isaac Babel and the “Spotted tiger,” Jacob Shabtai.