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International Theater Festival "In the Home City of Anton Chekhov" Opens in Taganrog

September 22, 2022: the new edition of international theater festival "In the Home City of Anton Chekhov" opened in Taganrog yesterday, September 21, 2022.

The tradition of this festival goes back to 1980, and it received an international status in 1993. In this short period of time, theater companies and artists from Russia, Japan, Germany, Spain, Italy, Australia, South America, Georgia, Croatia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Great Britain have participated in the event.

The festival started with "The Golovlyov Family. Mammy" (based on the novel by Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin) performed by Ryazan State Theater for the Young. The program features performances by theaters from Samara, Melikhovo, Volgograd and Taganrog Chekhov Drama Theater.

The closing ceremony of International Theater Festival "In the Homeland of Anton Chekhov" will be held on September 25, 2022.