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  A daring theatrical concept of the Puppets Theate
by Klod5

Favorite thing: In soviet Union, the literature has a major importance, sustained by authors of genius: Dostoievsky, Tolstoy, Gogol, Pouchkine, Chédrin, to mention only them. In the theater of puppets one grants a lot of importance to the text, to the words. Few silences or verbal pauses in the spectacles and, often, the action, essential in this art of the movement, is relegated to the second plan. One says a lot and one makes very little. This pre-eminence of the text can appear to us strange, us, western formed at the school the video - clip, the special effects and the compact advertising message. During my journeys, I attended a corresponding spectacle all the same more to the western theatrical principles. This spectacle, title Genchick Brenchick Vierchka dva, was presented by the marvelous Theater of puppets of Kiev. The text was not anymore to the first plan and the action was synonymous of movement and change. As western, I appreciated to the highest point the qualities of this spectacle and I were not the only one. Around me a tide of children captivated, truly agape mouths before the performance of artists outstanding working in an inventive and unforeseen

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  • Written May 9, 2003
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