Baltic House Festival Theatre to open St. Petersburg Int’l Theater Season Festival in Zagreb
ZAGREB, Sept 2 – A theatrical production by the Baltic House Festival Theatre based Nikolai Gogol’s “Taras Bulba” will open the 13th St. Petersburg International Theater Season Festival in the Croatian National Theatre (HNK) on September 13 and will run until September 17, bringing four productions.
Promoting the festival, HNK underscored that the productions will be directed by leading St. Petersburg directors.
The festival presents contemporary art produced in the “northern capital” of Russia and is aimed at motivating an exchange of creativity and strengthening cultural-artistic ties.
An exhibition of photographs by Pavel Franchishin will be presented for the duration of the festival, showing 20 urban landscape works.
The St. Petersburg International Theater Season Festival was established in 2007 with the aim of strengthening and developing relations between St. Petersburg and theatre centres in various European countries by exchanging ideas and organising important cultural events.
The Festival has since been presented in Prague, Helsinki, Milan, Marseilles, Belgrade, Tallinn and other cities.