Tag Archives: Theatre

Step by step

Well into the Fairground Booth project  by Copernicus Films and Michael Craig with meetings planned and book going ahead step by step. Excellent progress on this project. Going through the Shakespeare section which is a specific component of Blok’s play. … Continue reading

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Russian Theatre documentary series

As I finish the book about the Russian Theatre film series +Russian Theatre Documentary Series work already gathering pace on the whole Fairground Booth side of the series. Possible locations being lined up in March for a film version of … Continue reading

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New books on Russian theatre in the pipeline

After the successful launch of Encounters with the Russian avant-garde two more books are in the pipeline. Both of them will be about Russian theatre and connected with the Russian Theatre documentary series. The first book is already two thirds … Continue reading

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Update – The Fairground Booth

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The Fairground Booth – One Less Hurdle

The Fairground Booth project is beginning to develop further with much progress on various levels. As has been explained before this project is part of the overall film series The Russian Theatre Documentary Film Series by Michael Craig and Copernicus … Continue reading

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The Fairground Booth Location Scouting

Went into the centre of Moscow and walked around with Natasha – along the Bulvars and finally ended up in the Hermitage garden. Checking for locations for The Fairground Booth Carried on walking around until we ended up at the Scandinavian … Continue reading

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The Myth of Echo and Narcissus in Blok’s “The Fairground Booth”

As Peter Barta in his book “Metamorphoses in Russian Modernism” states: Intertextuality – the links between works and their precursors – is a phenomenon itself analogous to  the process of metamorphosis, whereby authors are shaped into their predecessors or successors. … Continue reading

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The Fairground Booth’s Metamorphosis – Prelude

  More work on The Fairground Booth – writing etc for the documentary part of the project. also gradually getting to grips with the computer graphics programme. I am using Blender as it is simpler for me and it is … Continue reading

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Chinese Opera and Meyerhold.

A couple of days ago we manged to get tickets for the Chinese Opera in Moscow. Very rare and sought after so we felt lucky to be able to see this event which was part of the 2015 Checkhov Theatre … Continue reading

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Review of Biomechanics and Meyerhold

From the film “Meyerhold Theatre and the Russian Avant-garde” Taking some time to write by heading out to the Russian countryside for a few days to carry on with the writing of new projects for the series The Russian Theatre … Continue reading

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