the Actress Chulpan Khamatova commented on the departure of Sergei Garmash from the “Contemporary” in an interview with RBC.
She noted that he sees in the theater of a monstrous situation, which said the actor. According to her, the artistic Director of “Sovremennik” Viktor Ryzhakov has not had time “to show themselves”, as the theatre was temporarily closed due to pandemic coronavirus. “I believe that Viktor Ryzhakov not chasing fashion in the empty sense of the word. He is referring to “popular theatre””, the actress said.
According to Khamatova, we all have different aesthetic views on what should be theatre, and leaving the “Contemporary” — is the choice of Garmash. She also added that any troupe is pleased to have such an artist. “Joy is a big no, but sorrow no more,” said the actress.
Earlier it became known that Sergey Garmash with scandal left from “Contemporary”. He announced this through a message in General chat of the staff of the theater, which called it the current situation is terrible. “Is violence over people, excellent professionals, who gave the theatre decade of life,” wrote Garmash. The actor added that currently the situation in the troupe monstrous. According to the artist, in the company of an obvious split, the personal responsibility of the theatre’s artistic Director.
Viktor Ryzhakov assumed the position of artistic Director of “Sovremennik” on 4 January, a few days after died of Galina Volchek. She was one of the founders of the theater “Contemporary”, since 1972-chief Director of the theater, and since 1977 — its artistic Director.