The new general director of the Moscow Art Theater named after Gorky announced the temporary closure of the theater

The director of the Gorky Moscow Art Theater Kekhman announced the closure of the theater for renovations in 2022 theater for renovation. This was reported by the Izvestia newspaper on Wednesday, November 24.

It is noted that the institution will be closed for four months from July 1 to November 1, 2022. Kehman explained that this must be done, since the stage complex is “in a pre-emergency state.” “We have investigated everything, it is in a safe condition, but there has been no renovation for 50 years,” said the theater director during a troupe meeting.

On November 21, Zakhar Prilepin, deputy artistic director of the Gorky Moscow Art Academic Theater, said that Kekhman was given a certain task as the general director.

Businessman Vladimir Kekhman was appointed general director of the theater in October, a month later the former director and artistic director Eduard Boyakov left the theater and wrote a statement of his own free will.

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