“Just a minor official reinsured”
Director of theatre Studio “Classics” Alexander Tattari reported that the Director of the Moscow center of culture “Scene” Angelica Petrova forbidden to show pre-approved performance “#Ryabchikova #will Navigering” based on the story by Gianni Rodari’s “Cipollino”. Tattari about this wrote on his page in Facebook.
A play in which playing teenagers, had to show 9 November in the framework of the international theatrical festival of Amateur theaters “Young — young” in the “Scene”. The statement was agreed and included in the repertoire of the festival theatre Studio received an official invitation. However, it tells Tattari, November 6, Petrov called him and said that the show is cancelled.
“The motives articulated the following: it’s impossible to show the stage of the state agencies, we have employees, family, mortgage, she can’t risk, you have to understand, she apologizes. Moreover, it will punish any employees who have selected this play for the festival, although the invitation signed by it personally,” wrote the Director.
Artistic Director of the Moscow Lianozovo theatre (when it is functioning theatre Studio Tattari) Nadezhda Egorova said Znak.com that the genre of the play — a satirical pamphlet. Involved in the staging of teenagers dressed in vests as the protesters in Europe.
“They work on the text of “Cipollino”. Topically relevant work. We are not to blame. There are only two inclusions which relate to Russian realities. There is a line “no chickens, but you hold fast.” And the second point is when you take a house of a Pumpkin. This teenagers say “devaluation, nationalization, expropriation, renovation”. That’s all danger, which in this case we can say, the rest of the text Rodari” — said Yegorov.
She noted that in “Chipollino” is displayed on the injustice, but no appeals to something in the play no. “Yes, the plot is intensely social, topical for Russia. We sent an official inquiry about the reasons for the ban, but of course no, we will not say that it is political censorship. Just a minor official reinsured”, — added the interlocutor Znak.com.
Alexander Tattari said that the creators of the show did not set itself the goal to support any political movement, however, he recalls that the official political satire in Russia has not yet prohibited. Now the play will show at the Playground theater Studio “Classics”.
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