Today, 31 of October, in press conference have been announced the nominees for the Russian National Theater Award «Golden Mask» 2019. Among them there are the best Russian performances of the season 2017/2018.
“100% Voronezh”, the joint project of the Platonov Festival and German theatre company Rimini Protokoll will be competing to become a winner for the award in the “Experiment” nomination.
One of the most famous theater company of Europe – Rimini Protokoll – realized its project «100% City» in more than 30 cities of the world: from London to Tokio and from Montreal to Melbourne. The performance is based on statistical information and every participant of project represents 1% of population. First who was able to do this project in Russia was Platonov Arts Festival.
“100% Voronezh” - is the documentary performance with the participation of hundred residents of the city - was shown at the opening of the eighth Platonov Art Festival. The premiere took place on June 6, 2018.
Russian National Theater Award and Festival «Golden Mask» founded in 1993 and in this year celebrates its 25th anniversary. «Golden Mask» is the main theater award of the country. Selection of nominees is carried out by expert councils in the board of which included theater critics. Laureates of award is chosen by jury in which are actors, directors, musicians, choreographers and theatre artists.
The award ceremony will take place on April 16, 2019 on the historical stage of the Bolshoi Theater.