VAHTANG Eugene Bagrationovich( Outstanding Soviet theater, actor and director.)
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Biography VAHTANG Eugene Bagrationovich
(1.II.1883, Vladikavkaz - 23.V. 1922, Moscow)
Since 1913. founder and leader of the Student Drama Studio, which in 1921. became the 3rd Studio MAT. and since 1926 - the theater of. Eug. Vakhtangov. As a student at Moscow University (1903) joined the Smolensk-Vyazemsky fraternity and became a member of his reign traveling in Vyazma, he staged plays, concerts. In its stated performance 'Educator' O. Ernst played the role of teacher Flaxman. Fees or performances and concerts were in favor of poor students zemljachestva. Close cooperation. with Vyazemy-sky circle continued until 1911. During this time they put 'Uncle Vanya' Chekhov, 'At the gates of the kingdom' K. Hamsun, 'Benefactors rights' Philip, 'Fun' Schnitzler 'Holiday World' G. Geyersmana, as well as scenes from the 'Marriage' and 'Dead Souls' H. V. Gogol. Some of these performances, involving them in. spectators watched Gjatsk and Sychovka. Aspiration. to search for bright theatrical forms found expression in his latest production 'Turandot' By. Gozzi (3rd studio of Moscow Art Theater, 1922). The performance was perceived to. S. Stanislavsky and B. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko as the biggest victory of the creative, break new ground in dramatic theater, enriching the performing arts.
Lit.: BSE - T. 4 .- C. 338-339; Plotnikov H. S. Artist and his work. - M, 1982.-In. 94.