Press-release. Saratov Kiselev Youth Theater “Sophocles. Oedipus, tyrant” performance (staged by Mathias Langhoff based on the play by Heiner Müller) was nominated to the XIX Golden Mask National Theatre Award in 2013.

On the 15th of November the nominees of the Golden Mask National Theatre Award and Festival in 2013 were announced (season 2011/2012). Saratov Academic Kiselev Youth Theater with «Sophocles. Oedipus, tyrant» performance will compete in three nominations:

«Sophocles. Oedipus, tyrant»
Matthias LANGHOFF, «Sophocles. Oedipus, tyrant»,
Matthias LANGHOFF, «Sophocles. Oedipus, tyrant»

For the main prize of the Golden Mask in «DRAMA/ BEST LARGE SCALE PRODUCTION» together with Saratov Kiselev Youth Theater productions of the following theaters were nominated: the Volkov Theater in Yaroslavl, the Alexandrinsky Theater and Bryantzev Youth Theater from St.Petersburg, Oleg Tabakov Theatre, Satirikon Theatre of Arkadii Raikin, The Vakhtangov Theater и Mayakovsky Theater from Moscow. See full list of 2013 nominees on The Golden Mask website.

The opening night of «Sophocles. Oedipus, the Tyrant» took place in October 2011, the production staged by famous European director Matthias Langhoff (France). He staged a play «Sophocles. Oedipus the Tyrant» written by Heiner Müller based on Hölderlin's adaptation of Sophocle's tragedy, Russian translation made by Alexey Shipenko. The project is supported by the Embassy of France in Russia and French Cultural Institure in Russia (Institut Français). Director, production designer — Matthias Langhoff, costume designer — Catherine Rankl, music — Igor Gladyirev. Director's assistants - Rustam Akhmedshin, Alexandra Muzalevskaya, Mikhail Kutuzov. Lighting designers - Viktor Storozhenko, Maxim Shlyikov.

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